Most nannies out there have been in this situation…..the friend request from an employer. What to do?
Combining a personal social media tool with your professional life is not always the wisest decision, but there’s the chance that feelings will be hurt if you refuse. Sources online are unanimous in saying that accepting a friend request from your boss is not a good idea. They suggest the safe alternative is to send a message saying “Hi Boss, I prefer to keep my Facebook for my personal life. Would you like to connect on Linked In?”
If you do want to accept the request, see here for guidelines to making your Facebook and online presence “Boss Friendly.”
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