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Friend may be coming to work with me (and I dont want her to) watch

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    Ok so our work has a temp recruitment to ddeal with the summer rush, ok and I gave a form to my friend and she has an interview. Im starting to regret it because at work im more popular than she knows me as. My issue is three things that its my place, she might expect me to drop all my work friends and talk to her and I act different in work and this might cause me to reset to how I was.

    Am I being selfish/ mental?
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    and a point I forgot, afew chances exist so there is a chance I may become her boss if I get a promotion (I might) and she joins my work group.
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    I understand your concerns but I'm sure it'll be less terrible than you expect. Talk to your friend about your concerns; it's likely you're both on the same level more than you thought.
    I'm in the same position at the moment - I've been in my career for a mere three months, where our team of three has just become two. In response, my friend and I have been given a minor promotion and two new roles had opened up. My best friend has been very stressed lately, in need of a full-time job, so I told him about it and he starts work the Tuesday after next, with a one in two chance of me being his manager.
    Obviously I'm nervous about dynamics - him cutting into my current work situation and altering it, but I've voiced my concerns and it seems his are essentially the same - we're both approaching it maturely and we'll be able to deal with any concerns. I made a sacrifice offering this job to him, but I don't think I'll see it like that next week - it's just one more work-friend to add to the list!
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    OP ive been in your position (or soon to be position) when a friend becomes a subordinate. Depending on the person they can take the mick - using your friendship as a shield to get away with thing they ordinarily shouldnt.

    you need to make sure she knows that at work it is a professional enviroment and you wont play favourites
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    kill her before the interview...
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    (Original post by cpj1987)
    I understand your concerns but I'm sure it'll be less terrible than you expect. Talk to your friend about your concerns; it's likely you're both on the same level more than you thought.
    I'm in the same position at the moment - I've been in my career for a mere three months, where our team of three has just become two. In response, my friend and I have been given a minor promotion and two new roles had opened up. My best friend has been very stressed lately, in need of a full-time job, so I told him about it and he starts work the Tuesday after next, with a one in two chance of me being his manager.
    Obviously I'm nervous about dynamics - him cutting into my current work situation and altering it, but I've voiced my concerns and it seems his are essentially the same - we're both approaching it maturely and we'll be able to deal with any concerns. I made a sacrifice offering this job to him, but I don't think I'll see it like that next week - it's just one more work-friend to add to the list!
    I dont think she will understand this
 
 
 
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