If you asked HR professionals 30 years ago if they’d rehire a former employee, you’d likely hear a resounding, “NO.” But as employee tenure changes (workers only stay with a job for about four years) the idea of rehiring a former employee, otherwise known as a boomerang employee, has become much more appealing. HR professionals should weigh the pros and cons before rehiring an employee.
What is a Boomerang Employee?
Boomerang employees are workers who leave a company and then come back to either fill their last or a new position. Boomerang employees typically first left their jobs voluntarily,