L.J. Morgan
over 6 months ago
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I'm getting Facebook friend request from co-workers at my new job... not sure if I want to accept!

I started a new job last week that I'm still not sure if it's a good fit for me yet. I've been receiving facebook friend request from some people in the department but I'm hesitant to accept in case I decide to quit this month. I think it's too soon to buddy up with anybody and I'm feeling pressured to respond.

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Kristen Robinson

Wait and See if you are comfortable with them and than add them when you feel the time is right

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Rosimere Stringer

You should make friends in your new job regardless to been tied with the company. Even if you leave your job, you can still continue the friendship and hang out with your friends once in a while.

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Jeff Levinson

That IS weird. Tells me there's a social structure of types in place at your job, and woe to anyone who doesn't fit.

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Ronald McFarlin

Whether you qiut or you stay that has nothing to do with your friends on Facebook or your friends anywhere. You develop friends at your job if their friends they will be friends if you stay or quit

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M R

As a rule of thumb I do not accept friend requests from Co workers unless they become my friend. In social media many have even using it to spy on their employees as well as to see what kind of lifestyle they lead to me this is a social network for friends and family but has become a tool for employers. If they sent you a request they can see what you post and do but I personally delete them until they are my actual friend and I just tell them hey not comfortable at this time to add you to fb but doesn't mean later I wont. Be honest and open to them and then continue on. That is my way.. I have been bitten too many times and seen it happen to many times. But completely your choice..good luck

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Patricia Wilus

Many people decide not to accept any Facebook invitations from co workers. It's a good policy I think.

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Larry Greer

I don't think it's a good idea, if you post a lot and you decide to take time off from work people will read your post a Know exactly what you're doing

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Jim Flack

I recommend NOT accepting their requests. Instead, I would refer them connecting with you on LinkedIn.

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Kenya Simpson

Don't be friends with nobody you work with all they do is get together talk about what you post, if you call in they watch yo page keep it professional your there to work not make social friends it can mean trouble.

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norma gibson

Just listen to your gut instinct. Also try doing a decoy Facebook page. Many that want to remain private go this route. Good luck with all concern.

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