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Old 31st August 2016, 8:36 AM   #16
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My view is do NOT if it is a small company. If it is a large company, then only if: you work in different physical areas (e.g. different floors or buildings), and do not usually see each other during the workday (keeps things from getting awkward if you break up); you are not in the same reporting chain, and do not work on any assignments together or need to consult with one another.
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Old 31st August 2016, 9:58 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by disneyfan90 View Post
This is definitely what I fear. From what I understand, I would have to impress during in the interview in order to earn the position, but I still have a slight feeling that his recommendation can sway the interviewers. He said that he has helped several of his friends get jobs at his company in the past. I know this happens all the time, but I want to know that if I have a job, I'd have earned it myself entirely.

There is certainly also the fact that I'd always feel like I owe him, and this could get messy if we ever break up.
I think I'd eval just how bad I want to get in there and the other prospects available. If the risk is worth the payoff, go for it I guess.
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