Rehiring Former Employees

By Robert Half on January 16, 2019 at 11:16pm


94% of senior managers would consider rehiring a former employee

57% Very likely
37% Somewhat likely
5% Somewhat unlikely
1% Very unlikely

52% of workers would consider returning to a former employer

21% Very likely
31% Somewhat likely
27% Somewhat unlikely
21% Very unlikely

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

#1: Dissatisfaction with management
#2: Poor organizational culture fit
#3: Unfulfilling job duties
#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 2,800 senior managers and over 1,000 workers in the United States

© 2019 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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