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QUESTION: Dear Jim

I would like to know the pros and cons of approaching Former /
Ex-Employers, Ex-Employees both from Employees and Business owners point of view ?.


Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

ANSWER: Thanks for the question.
I am not sure exactly what you are asking me.  What is the objective for the contact.
Please follow up.
Jim

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QUESTION: Dear Jim

Thank you.

The Objective of the contact is to work again (if got a opportunity) for the Ex-Employer.

What are the pros and cons for a Job seeker to approach ex-employers
i.e. Companies where he/she has already worked before ?.

Is it better to work for new prospective employer or working for
ex / former employers ?.

What parameters can be considered for the same viz monetary benefits, designation,roles and responsibilities,knowledge gained,corporate culture,training programs etc ?.

In the same context,

What are the pros and cons for Employers to recruit ex-employees against prospective candidates ?.

i.e.

1. If you are a Employer, would you hire ex-employees ?.
2. If you are a Job seeker, would you approach ex-employers for
job ?.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

Answer
Prashant:
We have an acronym here K.I.S.S.  (Keep it simple stupid). Your answer is easy. It all depends on the circumstances of the departure from the company.  Ethically, no problem either way.
Some large companies have a policy on rehires but most dont.
If the relationship was a good one why not.
As to pros and cons, same answer.  there is no hard and fast rule.
As a prospective employee, you must make the decision regarding a job offer exactly the same whether you were there before or not.
Good luck
J

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James Dromsky is Founder and CEO of Orion Consulting, Inc. During his twenty-five year career he has conducted and managed Executive Search and Human Resources consulting engagements in the Consumer Products, Electronics/Computer, Financial Services, Information Services, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Transportation and DOD related industries. Prior to founding Orion Consulting, Inc., Mr. Dromsky functioned as Engagement Manager and Consultant for regional and national Search and Consulting Firms. He has successfully completed Search assignments for positions including President, General Manager, Vice President Operations, Vice President Finance/CFO, Vice President Marketing/Sales, Vice President Manufacturing, Vice President Engineering, Vice President R&D, Vice President Human Resources as well as Managerial, Supervisory and Professional Direct Contributor positions in all functional areas. As President of Orion Consulting for the past 23 years, Mr. Dromsky is directly involved in and responsible for all Search and Consulting engagements. These engagements have ranged on the Search side from a single top management assignment for a start-up firm to a 75 hire multi-year reconstruction of a major appliance manufacturing concern. The Consulting engagements have ranged in scope from individual assignments such as a targeted salary survey; development and implementation of database applications for a H.R. Information System in the consulting industry; design and growth of a software development team for the information services arena to the conceptualization and installation of a complete corporate Human Resources function. Mr. Dromsky received his education in Biology and Chemistry from Rutgers, the state university of New Jersey. In addition, he has taken graduate course work at the same university in the area of Business and Marketing. Mr. Dromsky served in the U.S. Navy, which included a tour of duty in Southeast Asia.

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