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How to write a good resignation letter when quitting under poor circumstances? [duplicate]

How does one write a good resignation letter? Should the reason for quitting be included? I had recently started a job. The person responsible for training was on vacation so the main manager trained ...
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How do I word my resignation? [duplicate]

My current supervisor happens to be the owner of the company and, although this person's position and education are nowhere near what we do as a department, this person is still considered our ...
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How honest to be in a resignation [duplicate]

A similar question to this one, but obviously with different personal circumstances, I'd be grateful of people's ideas on this: The basic situation I've worked for around a year for an employer ...
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Should I provide my boss with a list of reasons why I'm quitting? [duplicate]

I submitted my letter of resignation earlier today to my supervisor. He forwarded it to our boss and shortly after the boss wanted to meet with us for a discussion. Basically he wants me to provide a ...
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New manager is a jerk - is it OK to quit without providing a reason?

Imagine you work in a large company, and have had a great time. After quite some time working with said large company, the manager which hired you - an inspiring, warm, and empowering person - was ...
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Should letter of resignation be honest or formal?

Should I be honest and write about why I know it is time to part ways in the resignation letter. If I do that, how long should the resignation letter be, for it not to be too long? Should I write ...
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Citing pay as a reason to move on from a company

Let us say you've applied to a job, and the employer calls back with a phone interview. When employers ask you about why you're moving on from your current company, is it considered bad to reply "I'm ...
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I resigned because of my Team Lead. Should I let my manager know before I leave? [duplicate]

My Question When I gave my two weeks' notice, I gave my manager secondary, much smaller reasons, for resigning. I didn't want to bring up the Lead in order to avoid an awkward final two weeks. ...
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What is a good way to get honest feedback from leaving employees?

When an employee resigns, it is really difficult to get honest feedback. This usually includes manager, HR and team members, excluding those who have good personal relationship with leaving employee (...
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How can I tell the head of company that my boss is incompetent?

I'm leaving my current position at a small startup to work elsewhere. While here I've been shocked by the incompetency of my boss, the CTO. The company is very small, < 10 people and everyone works ...
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2answers
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Should I fight a new manager or resign? [closed]

At my current workplace I have a new manager who is keen to micromanage, bully and undermine me. They set me so much work I have to leave work everyday at past midnight. Despite the fact I was ...
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'New job will further my career'. Would this be considered rude? [duplicate]

When resigning, I was thinking about adding something similar to the below: I have accepted a position with another company that will further my growth and development in my career. I have ...
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I'm leaving - should I give feedback to my manager? [duplicate]

I'm leaving my job soon, and before I go, I'm wondering if I should give some feedback to my manager about things I was unhappy with while here. He's not the reason I'm leaving (though is partially ...