Time between when a letter of resignation is submitted and the final day of work. Varies among cultures where in North America this will usually be 2 weeks but can be longer in Europe and other parts of the world.

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Duration of Notice Period in the US and in the rest of the world [closed]

Out of curiosity, I read some of the threads here and what really suprised me were the discussions about the notice periods of only one or two weeks. I'm from germany and so far, I always had notice ...
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Two Weeks Notice During Holiday Vacation

I may be getting a new job, but I'm concerned about when exactly to put in my two weeks notice. Here's how the vacation works for both companies: Current job Holiday Vacation: December 23 - ...
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Who to give notice to? [closed]

Basically, I just was offered a new job and am planning to give my notice at the current one. The confusing part is that I just got word that I am going to be transferred to a new office and will have ...
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Standard for paying an employee when the last two days of notice are a holiday

We have a salaried employee that has been with the company for 8 months. The employee gave two weeks notice and the last two days of that notice are typically a paid holiday (US Thanksgiving, ...
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Problem getting notice period reduced

I resigned at the start of this month and wanted to have my notice period of 2 months reduced to 2 weeks. The company (my manager and HOD) tried to retain me by making promises of better work and a ...
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Job offer contingent on references from current position

I recently received a job offer contingent upon professional references being verified. The offer is good I am very interested in taking the job. There is one issue, the HR person is insisting that I ...
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Resign or stay? Resign during probation or wait and give 3 months notice [closed]

I am an iOS developer in London. Probation review: for them I successfully passed the probation. I asked for a raise, as for the market I deserve more, and the answer was You are really good ...
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Employer ending contract before notice period [closed]

I am about two weeks into my notice period, and my employer said he would prefer it if I finish off today. All the work I was supposed to do has been handed in, including extra work. I am afraid ...
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How to handle quitting work directly after bereavement leave

This is my first time posting here, so my apologies if my question doesn't completely follow the guidelines. For some background I am based in the UK and have been working in my first "career" job. ...
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Resignation when manager is on leave

I have recently found a new job and I need to start in a month in a half. I need to give 30 days notice to resign, which would be in the next week (I planned it all out so that I have enough time to ...
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Can I be forced to do off-site work during my notice period? [closed]

If I choose to resign from my current position and I need to give a month notice, can they force me to work anywhere other than my designated location of work in the contract? I am concerned that this ...
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What is my notification period for leaving my job? [closed]

Recently I have been offered a position with a new company. I plan to submit my notice soon to leave my current job but I am unclear what my notification period will be. I have been in my current ...
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Giving employer extra notice - Am I entitled to severance if they ask me to leave on the spot? [closed]

I've been working with the same technology company for a half-decade now. I have developed some solid contacts and professional relationships with my colleagues, and get along with the whole of the ...
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Giving my employer two year's notice [duplicate]

I'm currently employed as an engineer. I've been at my current job for about 4 years. I'm quite happy with the work, and with my coworkers, and with the working environment as a whole; I honestly have ...
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I want to Buy-out my notice period as per contract.

I want to resign with only one week notice period. My employment contract says that you have to give either one month notice or "payment in lieu thereof". I am willing to pay for my notice period. My ...
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Regarding notice period;getting interviewed by third company [duplicate]

I am going to complete my notice period with my current employer this weekend and going to join my second company next week. Meanwhile I am going thru' interview process of a third company which is ...
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Reveal to organisation regarding notice period while candidature in progress

I have 7 days left to join an organisation meanwhile I am being interviewed by a second organisation and which might pay well. Should I tell the second organisation that I have 6-7 days left so they ...
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Relieving date of Current employer overlaps with joining date of future employer

I work in the Indian IT sector. My last working date with my current employer falls on October 1st. Since the other company's annual cycle closes at the end of September and I was asked to join during ...
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I start my new job one month from now. When should I give my current employer notice that I'm leaving? [closed]

I'm not sure if it's better to notify them as soon as possible or if two weeks is actually the best padding to give. I've never had to do something like this before. It's actually the first time I'm ...
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Relieving letter in lieu of 2 months salary

I worked in a PSU bank for 4 months and resigned in 2011. I served 1 month notice period out of 3 months notice period. Since then I haven't worked anywhere. Now that I will be joining another ...
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What is expected of me during two weeks notice?

I am considering quitting my job tomorrow because my boss is once again asking me to travel for twelve days straight and it's simply turned into too much for me. I'm set to fly out this coming Friday ...
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Notice period in at-will state [closed]

I work in an at-will state (Texas) but my contract says I have to give 1 month notice, and the company has to give 3 months notice. Why would they offer more notice than the law demands? Presumably ...
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Can I shorten my notice period after giving longer notice?

I have been employed by my present employer for 2 years. i initially gave 1 months notice but was persuaded by my manager to give 2 months so they could train a new employee. The company has since ...
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Leaving within (ridiculous) notice period [closed]

I started this job in February of 2013. I work as a frontend and backend web developer, managing my own projects, managing clients, following projects through from start to finish. I'm on a ...
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How can I decide between two great opportunities/career paths? (and be happy with that decision) [closed]

I'm stuck in a situation that my friends and family keep reassuring me is a great dilemma. This whole year, I had planned to go to law school and was admitted to a couple of top 10's. I'm an engineer ...
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What can I say at interviews (and when accepting a job offer) in order to start at a much later date than my official notice period? [closed]

My official notice period is three weeks. However, I would like longer than three weeks before starting the new job for a couple of reasons: I have some unique skills and knowledge to transfer to my ...
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Minimizing risk of giving notice with job offer contingent on background check

I have accepted a written offer for a new job based in a different location. One of the terms of my contract is that the new employer will reimburse me for relocation expenses (such as house hunting, ...
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My new employer is asking to join before the end of notice period despite already agreeing on a start date

I've been working in a firm for the last 3 years. Two weeks ago, I interviewed for a position in a new company and was selected. My current employers notice period policy is either 2 months notice ...
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When to give notice if I'm leaving the country in a few months? [duplicate]

I started working at a small company (less than 10 employees) in early January. My fiancée is finishing teacher's college and is graduating this summer. During the interview (mid December), I ...
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Giving more than the required notice [closed]

I have one months notice period stated in my contract. If I handed my notice in with a 3 month notice, would they be able to refuse and hold me to a one month notice period?
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Employed but recruited for new job that starts in 4 months - Advice on Notifying Current Employeer

I am currently employed and another company contacted me about a new position the company is creating. They are hoping to have the individual start on July 1 - four months away. They targeted me as ...
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How can I get my former employer to pay my notice and give me my P45? [closed]

I was working at a company in the UK, they fired me and put me on gardening leave for my notice (4 weeks). Now the notice period is over they've not paid me for this time or given me my P45. How can ...
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What is a reasonable notice period to quit a *contract* job, if you are a developer? [closed]

I have recently had this issue. I myself was not sure but gave one week of notice. I think I did the right thing. By giving a two week notice, I would created uncertain environment for two weeks ...
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Contract states my notice period is minimum one month at employers discretion, is this enforceable? [closed]

My contract states that my notice period is a minimum of one month, but at my employer's discretion (I don't have the exact wording, but the implication is that any notice will be at least a month but ...
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Why shouldn't I resign when I haven't secured another job?

Most conventional wisdom states that, when switching jobs, you should keep your current job until you have a new job offer. However, I find that I would really like to leave sooner rather than later, ...
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Is it acceptable to give 2 weeks notice, and work remainder of time from home?

Question: Is it unprofessional to give my 2 weeks today and just not come in ever again, essentially working the remaining 2 weeks from home? Reasons For Quitting: 1) Workload is too much (nights ...
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Does an ultimatum require two weeks notice? [closed]

I've been working for a small software company for the past five months. The job posting bragged of flexibility and part-time work at home, two things which I desperately needed as I am trying to ...
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My manager is not relieving me after my resignation. How can I get relieved properly? [duplicate]

I work for a service based company in India and I am in probation still. Now I have got a very good opportunity to work for a renowned MNC. So I put down my papers, and I am ready to serve my notice ...
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When you change jobs, is it safe to reveal where you are going?

I've noticed that many people don't reveal where they are going until their last day at work. Some of them don't reveal it until they actually join the new place. What is the reason people don't ...
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3 Months notice period [closed]

I have come across a situation where my new employer wishes me to join as soon as possible while at my current employee i should give a 1 month notice of period to the date i will last work. so i am ...
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Should my employer pay for my 2 weeks? Am i eligible for Unemployment [closed]

I gave my two weeks notice on 09/12, my direct boss told me my last day would be 09/26 then I was called into the office on 09/16 and told it was my last day?? Within a few hours I was packed up and ...
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Should I specify the last date in resignation letter

I am about to resign at my current company. I am confused and I doubt whether should I be mentioning the last working day at my current company in resignation letter or not. Actually my notice period ...
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When someone completes a notice period and still doesn't get a relieving letter (India), how to tackle this?

I have resigned recently from my present company. Since it's MNC and have specified that I have to complete my two months notice period. Now since I am on verge of completing my notice period my ...
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Should I give additional notice period?

I'm a consultant who's in the middle of a very significant project that would be nearly impossible to handover to another team member without putting the deadline at significant risk. On Monday, I"m ...
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Giving Notice with Holiday and Vacation time [closed]

If one is to give their notice and use accrued vacation time in between ending the current job and starting the new job, would that person lose any company holiday that falls during the week between ...
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How should I give notice if my boss is on a long vacation and there is no HR dept?

I have a job interview in about 3 hours from now. If all goes well I'm really hoping they make me an offer on the spot as it's another somewhat small company but at the very least the topic of ...
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How to handle time off for surgery?

I've got a major surgery coming up, and my company is just as aware of it as I am, and I'm covered for the time off, but what I'm wondering is how is a longer term leave like this typically handled? ...
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Does a contractual notice period override the legal minimum?

I have a contractual three month notice period (it similar to this question Reducing Notice Period). I have been with my employer for less than two years and ACAS states that the minimum legal ...
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Notice period - how to do knowledge transfer in a short time to avoid extension of notice period?

I am leaving my current position in start of next month after officially serving two months stated notice period. This may cut to next week if I finish assigned work because I have some personal ...
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Quitting job on short term notice

My situation is a rather easy one. For the last two years I have been working for a company, and they have been giving me short term contracts. Anything from one week to one month. At the end of my ...