Rehiring Former Employees

By on January 17, 2019 at 5:20am


91% of senior managers would consider rehiring a former employee

48% Very likely
43% Somewhat likely
7% Somewhat unlikely
2% Very unlikely


33% of workers would consider returning to a former employer

9% Very likely
24% Somewhat likely
28% Somewhat unlikely
38% Very unlikely

Top reasons job seekers wouldn't apply for a job at a previous employer:

#1: Dissatisfaction with management
#2: Unfulfilling job duties
#3: Poor organizational culture fit
#4: Bridges burned by company

Benefits of Hiring Boomerang Employees:

+ Proven job performance and skill sets
+ Can quickly assimilate and begin contributing to the team
+ Require less training due to familiarity with company
+ Known fit with the organizational culture
+ Bring newly added skills, knowledge and experience

Source: Accountemps surveys of more than 600 senior managers and over 400 workers in Canada

© 2019 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company.

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