There are rules to follow for managers in case they will decide to follow their employees on twitter. In the times of evolved social networking, the additional usage of social media can also create better working relationships between employers and employees and the managers can find out more about their employees easily. But in any case it is wise to follow rules: 1. If the manager will decide to follow employees on twitter, he should not follow only selected ones but all of them. 2. It’s very important to think before the reaction, let’s face it – people usually share a lot of positive as well as negative views on social networks. 3. At work or on any social network, manager should always stay a manager while interacting with the employees. 4. If the manager decides to follow the employees on social networks, very shortly he will find out that work gossip is wide spread and he should not supply the gossip mill. In any case pros and cons need to be considered before deciding if this is the right approach for managers.
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Should You Follow Employees on Twitter?