‘How is that a real job?’ Parents struggle to keep up with children’s career options
The Guardian -

Survey finds many feel overwhelmed as their children express interest in jobs they know nothing about

When Leon Martin asked for his parents’ advice on how to pursue his dream of becoming a UX designer, they were flummoxed. “I literally didn’t have the first idea what he was talking about,” said Anne, his mother. “I didn’t know whether he was talking about designing clothes, computer programmes or a fancy new brand of mountain bike.”

Even when 18-year-old Leon explained that the role was to do...

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