I Quit My Job But Now I Want It Back

Dear Experts, Last fall I quit a job I held for 7 years. I liked the work I did but I felt it was time to move on, so when a job offer came up at another company I took it. I've been working at that company ever since. My problem is I hate my current job and I want my old job back. How can I make that happen? What should my strategy be? Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question: @ValueIntoWords Q#189 Agree w/other experts! Esp like the 'boomerang' language (via @AndyInNaples). If they consider rehiring u (-cont-) @ValueIntoWords Q#189 ... then be prepared to justify 'why' u would be committed to stay vs. having a roving eye. @beneubanks Q#189 "Man up" about your decision. Admit you were wrong and ask if you can return. It will hurt, but I think it's the best opp. @jtodonnell Q#189 Call old boss & share passion to return Ask what co's policy is. Some allow workers to return, some don't. @gradversity Q#189 Contact your old boss & candidly explain the situation. Many companies will rehire workers, if their motives are genuine @dawnbugni Q#189 Couldn't hurt to ask. Formulate solid value you want to bring back to org, but don't be surprised if no. @heatherhuhman Q#189 Many employers have a rule about not hiring back people who've left b/c they'll likely leave again. @AndyInNaples Q#189 "Boomerang" situations are quite common. CALL your former boss. Be honest, admit your "mistake." Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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