Adam Erwin DTN Special Correspondent
Mon Nov 12, 2012 09:15 AM CST

Hire employees long enough and you're certain to have one who wants back on the team after trying greener grass or taking advantage of our special "early retirement" plan.

You'd think this would be a choice as simple as choosing to click on the "Like" thumbs-up button on Facebook. However, I've had easier decisions whether to buy a farm. Alumni employees can range from being real-life versions of poking Staple's "Easy Button" to "damaged goods."

But most choices fall into the grey area. Better rehire candidates are tempting because they require little or no reorientation. Also, you already know exactly ...

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