A “boomerang employee” refers to an individual who returns to work for a previous employer after a period of absence. Hiring and rehiring former employees is increasingly common in the modern workplace, with some organizations actively encouraging and welcoming their return. Boomerang employees can bring back valuable experience, skills, and familiarity with the company culture, making them valuable assets upon their return.
Organizations can reap several benefits from adopting a boomerang hiring approach—welcoming back former employees into their ranks. This strategic approach offers distinct advantages, including:
Cost Efficiency: Rehiring past talent