Should You Connect With Colleagues on Social Media?

By Robert Half September 12, 2017 at 8:47am

SHOULD YOU CONNECT WITH COLLEAGUES ON SOCIAL MEDIA?

How appropriate WORKERS think it is to connect with colleagues on the following social media channels:

FACEBOOK TWITTER INSTAGRAM SNAPCHAT
Very appropriate 27% 22% 20% 14%
Somewhat appropriate 44% 39% 36% 30%
Not very appropriate 16% 22% 25% 31%
Not appropriate at all 13% 17% 19% 26%

How appropriate MANAGERS think it is to connect with colleagues on the following social media channels:

FACEBOOK TWITTER INSTAGRAM SNAPCHAT
Very appropriate 4% 2% 5% 2%
Somewhat appropriate 45% 32% 25% 24%
Not very appropriate 28% 41% 39% 36%
Not appropriate at all 23% 25% 32% 36%
Don't know/no answer 0% 0% 0% 2%

Source: OfficeTeam surveys of 1,006 workers and 307 senior managers in the United States.
Some responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

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