Some employees who quit their jobs during the Great Resignation may now regret making a move. Here’s what it takes to get your old job back. Some employees who Quit Their jobs may now regrets making a Move. Here's what it Takes to get Your Old job Back.

More than a quarter of workers who quit regret their decision, according to a recent survey. Despite some indications of an economic slowdown, the job market remains remarkably stable. "People may realize the grass is not greener," says Antoinette Boyd, director of career success and professional development.

Workers who left in search of a better work/life balance may find "opportunities surface at the companies they used to work for," Boyd said. Others said their new job has not lived up to their expectations or they now feel that their old position was better than they thought.

Boomerangs already know the job, so they can shift back in seamlessly. Recruiters spend less than seven seconds, on average, reviewing an applicant's resume. "Recruitment and training are expensive," says Toni Frana, career services manager at FlexJobs.

Having a standout resume is more important than ever, says LinkedIn career expert Blair Heitmann. Keep it to about four or five sentence bullets and consider adding relevant skills. To showcase your skills, start with the top five that are most relevant for your job or the job you want.
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