Before rehiring a former employee, ask yourself why the employee left in the first place, and consider whether the employee's return might disrupt the current team, Elaine Porteous writes. Also, consider the time length the employee has been gone and ascertain whether the person developed any new skills.
If you want an employee exit interview to yield information that can improve the organization and boost engagement, don't have the worker's supervisor or human resources do the interview, Sharlyn Lauby writes. Instead, enlist a neutral third-party person to talk with the employee, she advises.
Scrimping on a worker's mileage payment might save an employer a few bucks, but it could cost the company a good employee, says the blogger behind Evil HR Lady. "Stop trying to figure out how to be cheap and start figuring out how to maximize your employees' productivity."