Well apparently it can! According to research the idea is becoming more accepted with 76% open to rehiring former employees. The concept of developing a boomerang pipeline maybe more appealing to firms with the current skills gap within many industries. Previous employees return with a broader experience and also the former knowledge of the organisation -sounds like a win, win. But how do you create a boomerang pipeline that is focused on rehiring those that you want to return? 

In summary, ensuring an excellent off-boarding experience for all employees and building an active programme around your Alumni linking technology with communication, can be powerful in continuing those relationships with employees on exit.