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Questions tagged [notice-period]

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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Not telling potential employer that I'm already serving notice period

I initiated resignation workflow for my current job 1 month back (7th January). I'm currently serving the required two months notice period. 27th Feb is my last working day. I passed all technical ...
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Recruiter Negligence May Have Caused Job Offer To Be Withdrawn

I have recently been offered a new job that was set up for me via a recruitment agency (I work in software development). I accepted this offer last week after emailing the recruiter that I have been ...
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Should I inform HR about my leaving as CEO is unavailable?

We have a flat hierarchy in our company and I wanted to inform my CEO that I'm leaving the company. Unfortunately he is on a 2-week trip and is not available for the time being. Should I inform the ...
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New offer on hold during notice period

I took a position with another company, and put in my two week notice with my current employer; this week is supposed to be my last one here. But today I talked to my new boss, and he informed me ...
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Employer requested notice period longer than new company can wait

While at my current company (Old Company) I accepted a job offer as I was leaving on a three-week holiday. I told the new company (New Company) I would resign the day I returned to work, and complete ...
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What are the ethical concerns of giving a notice period to an incompetent employee when it’s not required by contract? [closed]

I'm a team leader and I have a developer subordinate who is incompetent. They joined the company about six months ago and have failed in every single task given. At first, I thought it was simply an ...
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Give extended notice period even if only bank staff? [closed]

I have recently handed in my notice at work. I was told by my manager that I was on a contract so we agreed for 4 weeks notice, but I have discovered that I am only bank staff. Do I still have to ...
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Management Not Responding To My Resignation

I have been working in a Software company and I have a bond there for 2 years. I have already served for 1 year 8 months. Unfortunately I'm now having some health issues and wanted to discontinue my ...
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When to give notice if leaving complex role to begin grad school? [duplicate]

I've had a job for a few years now but want to leave it to begin graduate studies. When's best to give notice? I don't think the traditional wisdom of "2 weeks notice" makes sense in this case because ...
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Hiding last date of previous employment [closed]

I live in India.My new employer expects me to join them after 60 days. My notice period with old employer is 90 days. However, I gave my resignation 80 days before and I have just 10 days more to ...
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How should I date my resignation letter if my manager is not in the office? [duplicate]

I was about to give my manager two weeks notice today, but he called sick, and I have today's date on the resignation letter. When he comes back, should I reprint the letter with the date when he ...
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How do I motivate usage of Git for the next maintainer?

I'm currently preparing to leave my company and writing extended documentation on the system for an eventual successor. An important note: I was the sole developer on the whole project for the last ...
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Two week notice when this Monday (9/3/2018) is labor day [closed]

United States location: If someone has a job that they need to start on Monday that's 2 weeks away (in this case Sept 17th), would a 2 week notice given on Tue (9/4/2018) count as a traditional or ...
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New employer wants me to start in two days. I want to give two weeks to my current job.

I just got a new job offer, and they want me to start in two days because there's an event they'd like me to be at. I think this event would be beneficial and would like to go, but I want to give my ...
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Starting a new job, while on vacation

You quit your job and are on vacation the whole last month of your employment period. What would happen, if you start a new job in this month, besides to earning two wages? This seems kind of ...
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Quitting before or after the start of a project [closed]

I have been at my current job for a little more than one year. I get paid about half of what my position should be, but I got this job right after I graduated, so I still appreciate them taking me ...
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Lots of interviews coming up, should I tell my current place I am leaving? [duplicate]

I've been working with this small company (4 people inc me) for 2 years now and although I like the people very much, its time for me to move on. I have had a few interviews so far and a few offers ...
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I have absconded from a reputed company after 7 working days before signing any offer letter. What could be the consequences?

I joined a reputed company in India, and worked there for 7 days. They did not provide me any offer/appointment/joining letter until that time. I haven't signed any document stating the notice period ...
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Provided inaccurate end date during interview. Now they are proceeding with the background check

I made a mistake during interview which told the interviewer I already gave my resignation letter before the interview which previously I thought my resignation notice is 1 weeks. After the company ...
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Recommending someone to my company during the notice period

I'm currently serving my notice period in a company I've been working at for a few years now, and there's a few more weeks to go. My company is a large corporation with offices all around the world. ...
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Best time to hand in notice period? [closed]

Normally this is a pretty easy question for me to answer, but my current situation makes it difficult. One week ago, I was approached by a recruiter for a potential job. Within the week, I went ...
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Does it make any difference dating my leave after or before vacation?

After working for 3 years in a company I decided to take a shot on an offer I received from another one. I signed already my intention of leaving and communicated it to my manager on my current ...
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Best way to give notice to boss if I haven't signed the contract but boss is going on holidays imminently

I have received a verbal offer from another company this morning and I have accepted it. The company has just now requested my postal address from the recruiter. (I assume this is to send me the ...
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Absconding case if not relieved properly [closed]

I got relocated without my consent, and while relocating I received transfer benefits and some advance. After three months of relocation, I got new offer and have resigned. Now the company is ...
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Wrong last employment date entered in resignation letter

I handed in my notice to employer. I have a three month notice period. On my letter I have written that I have handed in my notice in accordance with contract, 3 months, with my last employment date ...
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Promised payment for leaving previous job without notice hasn't been paid - how to get it?

I joined my new employer about a month ago and when joining the new company offered to pay me an additional sum to cover what I lost for leaving my last job without notice. This money was due to be ...
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Notice Period “Effective From”

So I've accepted a job offer and will be handing my notice in at work this week. However I've just found this clause in my contract: Either party can terminate this agreement by giving four (4) ...
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I gave 12 weeks notice but want to leave before the final week [closed]

I gave my employer 12 weeks notice (instead of the normal notice they request of 2 weeks). However, I am not doing much and want to leave before the 12 weeks is over. Am I at risk for any penalty?
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Should I inform the hiring manager about my notice period?

Last week I had a job interview and the hiring manager told me that they are urgently looking for a new web developer. He said he would interview other candidates and let me know within a week. I'm ...
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Is a 2 weeks notice that's a few days short considered okay? [duplicate]

I work in an at-will state and do not have a contract with a required notice period. I'm putting in my two weeks notice, but I may only be able to give my current employer half a week in the second ...
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New job offer immediate start UK [closed]

I have an interview tomorrow and they sounded very desperate. It is a job I have wanted for 10 years. I have started a different job 2 months ago. If I get this job the training will start the day ...
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Ethically questionable to be gone for whole notice period [duplicate]

I will resign at my current job next week (16.05. would be the earliest possible date). I have one month of notice period, which means my last day is the 30th of June. Now I have already holidays for ...
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want to take a week PTO 'After' 3 weeks notice, is this acceptable or crazy? [closed]

I gave notice 1 weeks ago. Being nice, I agreed to remain for 3 weeks instead of 2 weeks, so 2 more week remaining. Now, I've decide I want to take 1 week vacation between jobs. Not being one to ...
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Guilt about leaving company in the middle of projects - 2 or 3 weeks notice? [duplicate]

My boss has done everything to make my experience working at my current company great, including a very recent raise and promotion. I have no complaints. But I've been offered a very large salary ...
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How to tell new employer that I am on holiday if I am supposed to be working in my current company?

The situation I ended up is a bit weird. Let's put the facts down: I am working in company A for few years. I got a contract to start working in compaby B by 1st of month X. Already signed. Company ...
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I've accepted a new job and handed in my notice. My employer wants me to work a longer notice, what should I do?

I've accepted a new job and given my required month's notice to my current employer, both are startups. My employer asked me if I could stay a little longer, as they're going through an investment ...
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Raise complaint against manager about to leave in 2 weeks? [closed]

Manager is unprofessional, sexist and racist, but he will be leaving the company in 2 weeks. Should I complain about him to HR? A new Engineering Manager took charge of our team about 8 months ago. ...
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New job starts before the end of notice period at my present job

Two weeks ago, I started looking for a better job. I got a job offer from another company. They know that I am currently employed, and have to give 30 days notice. Now they want me to start early in ...
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Today is my last day at work but my colleagues don't know about it

I am leaving my job after just 6 months because of strong dissatisfaction with working conditions, and today is my last date at work and end of my notice period too. Last time an employee left the ...
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I handed in my notice after received a verbal job offer [duplicate]

I realise that I have done something stupid. After three rounds of interviews, I was offered a job over the phone. I was thrilled and excited as this is my dream job and I made a LOT of efforts in ...
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When to quit after taking time off for job interview [closed]

I have an interview I took an afternoon off to attend. This is interview number 3, and was told by that company that this was the final interview. If I am offered and accept a job offer with this ...
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My notice period is much longer than the time prospective employers are willing to wait

I work in the software industry in India. I am planning on looking for new jobs after April. The notice period at my current job is 2 months. However, from my experience, most employers wait for a ...
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Should I tell the interviewee I'll be leaving the company?

As part of my job, I interview several candidates for various positions every week. I've already handed in my notice and I'm currently working my notice period. One big factor for people when ...
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Can I join without release letter as I was sick to serve notice period?

I resigned from my job recently after working for 3 years, prior to that I worked for nearly 3 years but in that span I worked for 4 companies. In this company I had to resign due to my bad health ...
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HR mistake on notice period: should I downgrade my contract?

I started a new job a couple of months ago with a small organisation (<20 employees) in a "junior" role (my first full time job after a PhD). I am still technically within a 6 month probationary ...
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UK - Notice period pay halved [closed]

I was let go from my previous place of employment around two months ago. It was a pretty quick process- I was called in to the managing directors office in the afternoon, informed I was being let go, ...
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Can a change to notice period be temporary?

With regards to notice period changes agreed in re-negotiated contracts: would it be possible and legally enforceable to request that a change in notice period only last a fixed period? For example: ...
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Unfair and unreasonable notice period [closed]

My current UK employment contract, which has a 90 day probation period, has the following notice periods: Within 90 day probation: company can give me 1 week, I must give 1 month Outside 90 day ...
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Legally, are you still obliged to serve your notice period even if you don't have any handover to do? [closed]

Our company went to a PSE ( Plan de sauvegarde d'emploi). PSE in France is a way for companies to save their business by declaring that they are having some financial difficulties and they need to cut ...
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Should I tell my new employment detail after notice period? [duplicate]

I have never given a noticed period so I am not sure how it is going to be, but my question are post notice period.Am I obliged to give an answer to the question if my manager asks things like what ...