Is it OK to ask for your job back?
Hopefully, you left your old employer on a positive note. Because you don’t know what can happen when you start a new job, it makes good sense to leave a job on the best terms you can. It happens, but before you ask for your old job back, be sure that you want it. Even if you could go back, you might not be able to.
How do you ask for a job back in an email?
Sending an Email Request to Be Rehired
List your name and former job title in the subject line of the message: Your Name – Job Title. Include your contact information in the signature of the message, so that it will be easy for your former supervisor to get in touch with you.
How do you get rehired from a former employer?
8 Tips For Getting Rehired By A Former Employer
- Find job opportunities of interest. On your previous employer’s website, search for open positions that are of interest and download those job descriptions.
- Update and customize your résumé.
- Define your network.
- Re-establish relationships.
- Spread the word.
- Connect with HR.
- Stay current.
- Prepare answers.