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Should you "friend" your colleagues on social networking sites, other than professional sites like LinkedIn?

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(Agent, JKS Solutions, Inc.) |

No

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Malak Kazan
Title: VP, Special Projects
Company: ERI Economic Research Institute
(VP, Special Projects, ERI Economic Research Institute) |

Agree with Valerie. Keep them separate. Work colleagues should not have insight to your personal family and friend networks. It could be career limiting.

Cindy Kraft
Title: CFO Coach
Company: Executive Essentials
(CFO Coach, Executive Essentials) |

I think it depends on your social media strategy, but for most people it makes sense to keep them separate.

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Patrick Dunne
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Company: Milk Source
(Chief Financial Officer, Milk Source) |

I would say no. From everything to political views to what you do on your personal time may be posted on social media sites. I don't think you want this known around the office.

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