I’m being stalked by an old co-worker! He was a real negative guy who had a terrible attitude at work. I left the company we both worked at about a year ago. I recently heard from friends that still work there he was fired for poor performance.
Well, we have a job posting for a position similar to what he used to do at our firm. Suddenly, he is following me on Twitter and inviting me to connect with him on LinkedIn and Facebook – what do I do? I know he wants me to recommend him for the job – there’s NO WAY I could do that. What should I do?
Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question:
Q#233 Block on Twitter. Ignore elsewhere. If it escalates, call the police. (@beneubanks)
Q#233 Ignore him and his connection requests. Make your Twitter feed private. If your employer asks your opinion, be honest. (@gradversity)
Q#233 Ignore, delete requests to connect. If approached, be honest-Not comfortable recommending anybody. Period.(@dawnbugni)
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