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I work in Germany. I am leaving my current company for another better paid position along with other benefits.
I never thought telling your colleagues and/or employer about the new company is a problem. But here I have noticed that nobody leaving this company wants to share this information.
My colleagues (who are friendly with me) are obviously interested in knowing where I am off to.
Are there any possible downsides of sharing this information?
UPDATE: What could be the reason that most people here (my current company) have not shared this information. Could it be a cultural thing? I remember I asked someone (relatively close) and he said I am going to a company with many people and would not name the company despite my direct inquiry.
Why my question is different: The other question is talking about official communication to the old company through filling a form. My question is that should I tell me colleagues who ask me personally, this has nothing to do with an official request. My current company officially has not asked any details about my new company.