Bosses and their employees see each other every day at work and may even see each other as friends. But should they friend each other on Facebook as well? Some say yes, if you know how to set up some online restrictions. Others argue that it's inappropriate on Facebook because of the power imbalance, but OK to connect on professional networks such as LinkedIn. What do you think?
4/2/2018 05:24:01 am
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1/30/2019 12:20:46 am
Hi! I have gone back and forth on this very issue, and I believe that for myself, my own personal business should be kept apart from my professional career AND those who are in charge of me. There's a lot on my Facebook that's public, so if they're so inclined they can look for themselves, but the more personal and private side of me I'd like to keep that way. Much less room for malicious office gossip and less likelihood I'll be called in to explain something from my social media page that might be considered questionable if I never allow them to become "friends" in the first place. It may be that the industry I work in is more geared to "wholesome" sounding character in those who work in this field since I care for children as young as two years old and younger. It looks horrible to bosses if I have pictures of drinking or less acceptable stuff since it might reflect badly on my work performance. Plus I'm just an incredibly private person to begin with. I've made a couple Facebook connections to coworkers, but I won't go further than that because I value my privacy too much.
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