How Parents Can Help Their Kids Get A Job After College
At a recent Rochester Institute of Technology career fair, a father went with his son from table to table, handing the student's resume to recruiters and talking up the young man's talents. The son remained silent while the father worked the room. "I'm sure in the dad's mind he was being helpful," said Manny Contomanolis, RIT career services associate vice president. He wound up taking the older man aside and explaining he had to let the student advocate on his own behalf. The story is typical, Contomanolis and other college job placement office professionals said.
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