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Resignation Letters - Keep It Positive
should accomplish the following:
- Thank the employer for the
opportunity to have worked there.
- Confirm the notice-time given to
- Convey that your decision has been
- End your employment on a positive
An example of a short,
I have accepted an offer
of employment with another company.
I am tendering my two-weeks notice effective immediately.
My last day of work will be (date).
My decision has been carefully considered and it is in my best interests.
It has been a
pleasure working with you and everyone at (name of company).
I wish you continued
success, and I appreciate your respecting my decision to leave.
It is important not to
real or imagined in a resignation letter.
This is not the time to
tell the company or your superior what is wrong with them.
more important to leave with an expression of goodwill even if it
was a less
than positive working experience. You want to ensure that you receive a positive
employment reference in the future. Always leave with a statement that says
that you appreciate them respecting your decision to leave. They may try and
offer something to make you stay. That is not respecting your decision.
For more information on how employers may react to your resigning, please
see the following page:
Counter-Offers and Why Companies Make Them
Assoc. Members: CIFFA, CSCB,