While 98% of HR managers would rehire a former employee, only 48% of workers would return.
Likelihood that HR managers would consider rehiring a former employee who left their company on good terms
|77% Very likely|
|21% Somewhat likely|
|1% Somewhat unlikely|
|1% Very unlikely|
Likelihood that workers would ever apply for a job at a previous employer
|17% Very likely|
|31% Somewhat likely|
|27% Somewhat unlikely|
|25% Very unlikely|
Top reasons job seekers wouldn’t apply for a job at a previous employer*:
|23% Didn’t like management|
|14% Didn’t like corporate culture|
|14% Didn’t like job duties|
|10% Company burned bridges|
|6% Company closed/no longer exists|
Source: Accountemps surveys of more than 300 human resources managers and 1,000 workers in the United States
Only top responses shown; based on 524 respondents who were unlikely to apply for a job at a previous employer.
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