“What Kind of an Office Doesn’t Have a Desk?” Why Our Parents Don’t Get Our Work Culture

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“What Kind of an Office Doesn’t Have a Desk?” Why Our Parents Don’t Get Our Work Culture

Illustration: Arati Gujar

 

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hat kind of Neanderthal goes to work dressed like he’s homeless?” barked my father. Perhaps he thought the homeless favoured ripped jeans and a Rolling Stones t-shirt, or maybe he just wanted to get under my skin while I was trying to find a missing flip-flop. And when it comes to dunking on his only son, my father’s favourite topic is the “unprofessional” nature of my work.

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