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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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Should I tell now my company my intention to quit in 3 months, though my notice period is only 2 months?

I have a notice period of 2 months with my current job (in Germany, if that should matter). I've already signed the contract for a new job starting on the 1st of January, so a bit less than 3 months ...
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Miscommunication with new employer regarding Notice Period

I have job offer from europe but the company is delaying the process of obtaining my work permit. I am already done serving my notice period in my current organization in India. But i think there is ...
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When does probationary period end? [closed]

I am trying to understand when my probation period ends. My contract states that The first 6 months is probation period and notice is 1 week for either party and once its ended notice is 1 month. ...
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I've been fired, was allowed to announce it as if I quit and given extra notice, how to handle the questions?

I've been fired during my probation period (software) for not meeting expectations. Normally a week's notice is required, but they offered me up to a month, which I took. My managers were discreet ...
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Longer than contractual notice period

Can one give their employer a longer notice period when resigning than in the contract? Will it be valid? Is the understanding correct that notice periods in contracts only define a minimum? ...
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On notice period without any offer [closed]

I am on notice period and 30 September, 2019 will be my last day. Currently I am in the process of recruitment with another company and have completed one round of interviews. What should I tell HR if ...
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Putting in 2 weeks notice, but if I leave there is no replacement; how to address this? [duplicate]

I’m feeling extremely guilty about putting in my 2 weeks with the company I currently work for and here is why. I’ve been with this company for 4 years now and it’s only been the pharmacist and ...
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Delay start at new job until visa is confirmed

I recently got a job in the US. My new employer X will be applying for an H1B visa for me. They are applying for an expedited visa and are looking at a start date two months from now. My current ...
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Are there negative repercussions from resigning without notice? [closed]

I would like to resign from my role at a multi-national corporation immediately, without notice. I’m worried, however, that this could impact my future opportunities, especially an opportunity in ...
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Giving Notice - Likely walked out but paid - Can I start elsewhere right away?

I'm going to be giving my notice at my current employer soon. I know from history that I will most likely be walked out immediately and then paid for the two weeks as if I was working. If things ...
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Will a company I worked for briefly appear on a background check if I don't include it?

Let's assume I left company A on 5th January (after serving my notice period). I joined company B on 7th January, but I did not like the culture and no seats were assigned to me. They asked me to work ...
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My contact specifies a three month notice period, do I really have to work this? [duplicate]

I have been in my current position for around a year now and my contract says I must give three months notice if I plan to leave, do I really have to work this? Surely this is excessive and a bit ...
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Absconding a company after 1st day of joining

I joined a big MNC and now I have a better opportunity with better skillset with a new company (mid size). It has been just a day that I joined this multinational organization, and currently I do not ...
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How to deal with increasing frustration and discomfort while on notice period?

Global context: I am a young-graduated computer-scientist working for an engineering company. My workplace is at the customer's since I was hired 8 months ago. This job has been a filler job after my ...
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Will my new employer care about the resignation date in my relieving letter?

My original notice period was two months, but I told my new employer it was only one month. Based on that, I got shortlisted, attended the interview, and received an offer from them. I am now being ...
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Leaving company during company event

I'm interviewing with a few companies right now. (I'm a junior software developer at a tech startup.) If things work out well, I'll have one or two offers within the next 2 weeks. (I wasn't actively ...
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Manager giving me cold shoulder since handing notice in [closed]

One of my managers is giving me the cold shoulder since I've handed my notice in. Also, keeps on making snarky remarks. This feels extremely uncomfortable and awkward. I would like, at least, that ...
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When is best to give notice in this scenario? [closed]

My company grad scheme requires that if you leave within the first year you have to pay them back any bonuses you’ve received. This is a few thousand for me. They also require a months notice period....
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Contract notice period of 12 months, but cant submit notice period before set date(legal?)

New contract offered. Terms of which dictate a 12 month notice period for both parties, however "such notice may only be served to expire on or after month here 2022". This effectively means a 12 ...
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Unhappy at work, should I hand in my resignation? [closed]

I am in the process of moving jobs, where I have a conditional offer subject to background checks, where one of the main reasons why I have decided to leave is from not being valued at work. Without ...
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Avoiding dual employment via loss-of-pay payment

To give a perspective of my problems - I started my career as a fresher engineer in October 2013 in a Global IT giant in India (Company-A) but due to location issues, on 14th of January 2014 I sent ...
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Are there laws requiring you to give notice outside the United States? [closed]

In America, specifically in the Midwest where I live, if I want to leave a job, I walk out. I've seen people go to lunch and not come back in extreme cases. I almost always have given at least a 2 ...
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How to convince boss to spend notice period on documentation instead of new projects

Recently I've signed with a new employer and am currently serving the notice period at my old employer. There's a rather long notice period where I live, given my parameters (13 weeks, Belgium). ...
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Lost motivation upon leaving

About to leave, and have now lost motivation to go above and beyond at my current firm, rather just focusing on my core duties and that's it. One of the main reasons why I have decided to leave is ...
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Long notice period for fixed term contract; is it appropriate? [closed]

I am evaluating the first employment contract in the UK for a mid senior position as a software and algorithm developer. They offered me a fixed-term contract for 3 years with a 3 months period notice....
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How to handle using accrued paid time strategically off when changing jobs

The company I am currently employed with does not offer a payout for unused vacation time; any unused time is forfeited upon my leave. That being said, what I would like to do is give my notice to my ...
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Verbally agreed notice period - What do I do?

I gave notice to my HR Manager that I wanted to leave my job because of a new job offer. We verbally agreed on 4 weeks notice, even though my contract says that I should work a minimum of 3 months ...
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Serving notice by accepting an offer, got a call from another company, shall I disclose serving notice period already?

I am serving my notice period as I accepted an offer from other company. Now I have received a call from another company which is bigger than the other for interview. They asked me why I was in notice....
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Is it reasonable to ask my company to reduce my notice period after agreeing to a longer one?

Here is the situation I am in. I have recently handed my notice in and I have a 3 month long notice period to serve (I know, it's an insanely long period). During my exit interview I was asked by HR ...
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How to talk to new company HR about my notice period

I am in mess regarding my 2 months of notice period in my current company. I am looking for change and I don't want to resign before getting new job. After applying on new jobs when I get call of HR,...
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Can my employer ask me to change the date of my resignation letter? [closed]

My employer requires two weeks notice to resign. I handed in my letter on Monday, April 8th, with an effective date of Friday, April 19th, which happens to fall on a stat holiday. HR is telling me I ...
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How to make sure that relieving process is smooth for me?

I resigned from my job 3 weeks back. The resignation was a verbal one and upon asking my manager, if any written communication is needed? My manager asked me not to put up any mail as management ...
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Telling boss about leaving the company with more time in advance than notice period [duplicate]

I got an offer for a new job and I'm taking it. The notice period in the contract for my current job is 4 weeks (both ways), but I've agreed with the new company to start in 8 weeks from now, as that ...
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Approach for leaving earlier

I am currently working as a software developer and was working on a project which was put on hold and its development stopped. After that project went on hold, I have resigned from my current role. (...
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Quitting during extended probation period

If I worked a 6 month probationary period and then it got extended for another 3 months and my original notice period during my first 6 months was 1 week, do I still only have to give 1 weeks notice ...
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How do I tell my boss that I'm quitting soon, especially given that a colleague just left this week [duplicate]

I was offered a much better job position at another company and I accepted it. This doesn't imply a problem per se, but my current company is rather small and another worker, who was on the same team ...
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Can I change my notice period while on maternity leave?

I have told my current employer that at the end of my maternity leave (June 1st) I will not be returning to work. They have sent me an official acceptance of resignation letter. I have now been ...
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Handling a catch-22 between long notice period and signing at a new employer

I've seen some other questions with good answers regarding long notice periods, but here's a specific situation I'm wondering about. Where I live notice periods can get quite long for both being laid ...
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How to get the notice period shorter of 45 days, already passed 15 days?

I am software engineer, right now, in Kuwait, working in construction company as draftsman (AutoCad). I'm very unhappy with my job, they have given the labour visa which I didn't know when I was ...
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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 ...