While 87% of HR managers would rehire a former employee, only 30% of workers would return.
Likelihood that HR managers would consider rehiring a former employee who left their company on good terms
|30% Very likely|
|57% Somewhat likely|
|8% Somewhat unlikely|
|1% Very unlikely|
Likelihood that workers would ever apply for a job at a previous employer
|10% Very likely|
|20% Somewhat likely|
|27% Somewhat unlikely|
|43% Very unlikely|
Top reasons job seekers wouldn’t apply for a job at a previous employer*:
|21% I didn’t like job duties|
|20% I didn’t like corporate culture|
|15% I didn’t like management|
|8% I burned bridges when I left|
|7% The company burned bridges|
Source: Accountemps surveys of more than 300 human resources managers and 400 workers in Canada
Only top responses shown; based on 312 respondents who were unlikely to apply for a job at a previous employer.
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