(Closed) Ok to invite coworkers but not boss?

posted 8 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: Should I invite my boss?
    Yes : (12 votes)
    63 %
    No : (7 votes)
    37 %
  • Post # 3
    4001 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I wouldn’t risk it.  I’d invite him.  Chances are he’ll find out that the others went.  You don’t want your boss to feel slighted, it could effect an already awkward professional relationship. 

    I wrote a post before I sent my invites out, asking if I should invite my horrible boss.  Everyone has mixed feelings but leaned toward inviting her, so I do.  She’s been semi-pleasant ever since.  You may find that when you reach out, he becomes more social and the relationship improves. 

    Post # 4
    7152 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2010

    @dancrgrl: Well, I think that you should invite him. There is a lady in my direct dept (there are 3 of us) that i don’t particularly want to invite, because she’s mean and doesn’t help out at work much. I am inviting her anyway, because I feel like it’s rude not to invite someone in such a close knit dept when I am inviting the other one.

    Post # 5
    2858 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2011 - Bartram's Garden

    I wouldn’t invite him if I was in your situation.

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