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Boomerang Employee

What is Boomerang Employee?

When an employee quits the job, it can be for any reason, later on, return to work with the company again. Those reasons can be better opportunities outside, gaining different experiences, and any other reason as the case may be. Harvard Business Review February 2021 issue says that research shows the Organizations which rehire the previous quits (employees who left the jobs previously) are better performers, and organizations are facilitated not to train those boomerang employees. So far as long term plans of organizations are concerned, in terms of lessening the rate of turnover or external hires, it should be prioritized at a strategic level.

Related: Employee Turnover, Turnover Rate