Should I Rehire a Past Employee? Let’s Weigh the Pros and Cons

An employee quits to take a better position. A few months down the road, you receive an email from the employee wanting to come back. What do you do? Should you rehire so-called “boomerang” employees? Or is hiring a past employee all over again not worth it?  There is no one-size-fits-all answer. It depends on […]

Is the Boomerang Employee Right for Your Opening?

Here’s the scenario. A former employee is asking to be rehired and wants to fill a vacant job opening. While rehiring “boomerang employees” was generally frowned upon in the past, it has become more acceptable in recent years (especially in a job market featuring minimal qualified applicants.) In fact, a national HR study found that […]