More people are returning to previous jobs after raising small children or pursuing other opportunities but doing so twice needs even more finesse.
Boomerang employees have an edge because they already know the culture and value of the company and the company wants to make good on its investment in training them, says Vicki
Rossetti, vice president of talent management for Chubb Group of Insurance Cos.
For leavers who want to keep doors open, Rossetti advises helping to make your successor’s transition as seamless as possible.
Don’t leave your desk or office in a mess, she says.
Keep in touch with old colleagues, even if you plan only a short absence.
Check in with previous clients who can serve as references. Also keep a list of accomplishments handy to remind managers what you offer to the company.