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We’re excited about your return to work
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Hi {{first_name}},

Welcome back! We hope your time away has allowed you to recharge and that you're returning feeling refreshed and ready to jump back in.

We've been eagerly awaiting your return and the team is thrilled to have you back. Rest assured, we're here to support your transition and get you up to speed with any new developments.

Please remember to take it one step at a time as you settle back in. If you have any questions or need any assistance, feel free to reach out. Your well-being is our top priority.

Looking forward to catching up and working together again!

Warm regards,

People Team

We’re excited about your return to work
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Hi {{first_name}},

Thrilled to see you back! 🙌 We hope your leave was restorative and you're coming back recharged. 🌟

As you transition back into the workflow, we're here to ensure it's smooth sailing:

  • 🕒 Flexible scheduling to accommodate your readjustment needs.
  • 🤝 A 'Return-to-Work' buddy for a seamless catch-up on all things work-related.
  • 🗓️ A welcome back meeting to loop you in on the latest and hear any questions or needs you might have.

We're all in to support your comeback. 🎈 Reach out anytime—you're not in this alone!

Can't wait to get started again, together!


People Team

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Hi {{first_name}},

We're so glad to have you back with us. I hope your leave has been a time of rest and rejuvenation.

As you return, please know we're here to fully support your transition:

  • We're offering flexible scheduling to help you ease back into your work routine comfortably.
  • You'll be paired with a 'Return-to-Work' buddy who will update you on recent changes and assist with any work-related questions.
  • We've set up a welcome back meeting to discuss updates and address any questions or concerns you may have.

We value your contributions and are committed to supporting you every step of the way. Don't hesitate to reach out for any additional assistance.

Looking forward to your return,

People Team

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How to welcome an employee back after a leave of absence

Employees may need to take a Leave of Absence (LOA) for a variety of reasons, ranging from personal health issues, caring for a family member, to pursuing further education or even fulfilling a lifelong dream. Such breaks are not only crucial for the well-being of employees but are also beneficial for the organization, as they often return re-energized and with a fresh perspective.

It's essential that when these employees return, the communication lines are open and the support structure is robust. A smooth reintegration can significantly reduce stress for the returning employee and foster a supportive company culture that acknowledges and respects life outside of work.

To support employees returning from a leave of absence, consider the following tips:

  • Conduct a 'Welcome Back' meeting to update them on any significant changes.
  • Offer a phased return-to-work plan if possible, allowing them to gradually increase their hours.
  • Pair them with a mentor or buddy who can provide guidance and emotional support.
  • Ensure their workload is manageable, and provide assistance in prioritizing tasks.
  • Keep open and frequent communication to address any concerns or challenges they may face.

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