Have you heard of helicopter parents? Find out how they’re impacting your workplace, along with other interesting news, in my top reads for the week:

| February 17th

Walk a mile in my shoes: Using robotic technology to understand work behavior http://ht.ly/8V2Su STAR students offer mediation to peers http://bit.ly/ymTemR How to have tough conversations at work http://bit.ly/xCJvG8 Helicopter parents in the workplace. More proof you’re hiring the whole family. http://n.pr/xKyCCM