I am soon to be handing in my notice at my part-time office job.
From what I've gathered, it seems handing in resignations via email is a little unprofessional... but in my circumstances, would it be more acceptable?
I would like to hand in my notice in person, however I'm thinking email is probably the best bet for the following reasons:
- The CEO isn't always at the office
- The CEO is often very busy and hard to find time to catch-up with even if he is around
- It is only a small company (around 8 people) with no HR department... apart from one guy who handles some HR tasks, but I dont think anyone would hand their resignation to him
- I work part-time, 2 days per week and don't wish to wait until Im next at the office
- It is a small, open plan office... there is sometimes a side-room for more private conversations but it's not guaranteed that there will be no-one else there
If I email him with my resignation and state my reasons, but then offer to talk about it in person... does that sound a little more professional?