Welcome “Boomerang” Employees

In 2017, I received a message from a Kronite whom I’ll call Ernie. A 25-year veteran of the company, Ernie had left about a year earlier to take a position at a global IT services firm. This firm had advertised Ernie’s new job as a management role, but when he arrived, he was disappointed to find that it was actually a fairly junior consulting position that came with no management responsibilities. Still, he stuck around. Months later, another unpleasant surprise hit him. The company announced it was laying off thousands of employees. Since Ernie had the least seniority on his team, he was shown the door. Now Ernie ...

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