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Many Happy Returns

Your favorite former employees are back--catch 'em while you can.

This story appears in the November 2000 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Known as "boomerangs," they're a reflection of the unpredictable workplace of today-employees who leave a company and then come back in the same or another position. And they can be a very smart hiring decision.

Gone are the days when either employer or employee expected a mutual lifetime commitment. And gone, too, are the days when companies could afford a standard policy of refusing to rehire former workers.

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