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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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Notice period in Germany when getting fired with cause?

I work in Germany and I have a 3 months notice period (for me when leaving and for the company when "letting me go"). Since January (4+ months now) the company has a "2 day per week at ...
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Give 2 week notice before or after a weeklong company team building retreat?

I have signed a written offer and cleared the background check. A weeklong company team building retreat is scheduled in two weeks. Should I give my two week notice before the retreat or after I come ...
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How do I get early relieving from my current employer who are taking too long?

I have been work for an Indian organisation as a developer for more than 5 years. Let's call it XYZ. XYZ has a client called ABC. On the payroll of XYZ, I have been working for ABC. I didn't find ...
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I am still waiting for current employer to confirm my notice period after emailing my wish to leave but have not had a response

On the 26th of March I emailed my current employer stating that I wish to leave and would like to serve a notice period of a month. I have been placed on gardening leave but not yet had confirmation ...
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I don't know my work notice period

How do I find out what my notice period is? I believe it's in my employment contract which I don't have a copy of. How do I ask without raising suspicions?
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Rules or laws for giving notice upon resigning? [closed]

What are the rules or laws around giving notice upon accepting new job elsewhere?? I know most HR manuals say 2 weeks, but what are the legal requirements, if any?? I know the fire at will, quit at ...
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Changing notice period from 1 month to 3 months [closed]

I joined my current firm 1 year back in 2022 November to nee precise. When I joined, they have not shared any employee handbook or anything, but by February 2023 they came up with new rules and ...
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Resigning while on Sick Leave

I live in Canada and have been on sick leave for 4 months. My leave will come to an end in one month. I understand that a member of my team has been filling in as an interim director in my absence. I ...
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When to tell my team I'm leaving

I work in middle management in London and handed in my notice a month ago. I have a 3 month notice period. I have been asked by our HR team not to disclose this to the wider team. I get senior ...
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What would US employees think of having a notice period? [closed]

[At first glance this might look unsuitable for SE since it is definitely an opinion-based question. However, in this case I'm not asking for opinions on the answer; I want opinions as the answer. So ...
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Can my boss sue me for handing in my notice

I handed in my notice and the reason for resignation was I felt bullied in the work place. I stated in the notice that I felt bullied and explained all of the work that I do and how much slack I pick ...
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Gave 60 days notice, boss said to leave before Christmas (UK)

I gave my 60 days notice today but asked if it can just be 30 days notice so that I can start my new job in early Jan. My CEO said that's fine and has basically said for HR to terminate my contract in ...
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Notice period with vacation in the middle

I just accepted a job offer. My start date is Oct 9th (non-negotiable), which gives me 3 weeks from now. My notice period at my current job is 2 weeks. First problem, I have a big family vacation/...
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Current employer is putting last-minute conditions on shorter notice period

Context I work in the UK, my line manager is in France, but department head is in the UK. I've worked in the same role for 12 years. My line manager has been in his role for three months, with the ...
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What month and year should I write in my cv for a job from which I was fired just after a long vacation?

I started the job as a Java Software Engineer in 09-2022. I worked until the end of 04-2023. Then I took a vacation lasting 3 months, until the beginning of 08-2023. Just after I came back to the ...
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Quitting in probation period

I am currently in a probation period at work. I want to quit as it’s harming my mental health. I have to provide 3 months notice if I hand in my notice during the probation period. However they can ...
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I have been offered another position within my company. My current manager is refusing to let me start until they have replaced me [closed]

There is nothing in my contract that covers internal transfers. If I had a new position externally I would have to give 30 days notice. My current manager is saying that they will not let me start my ...
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Is it allowed to follow already paid courses during notice period [closed]

The company has paid for some online courses for another colleague. This course is available for everyone to follow in his team since it is already paid for. Is it moral and usually OK to pursue those ...
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Resignation and Two calendar month notice period

I've handed in my resignation on the 2nd of May, being that the 1st of May is a public holiday in South Africa. I sent a courtesy message to my manager on the 1st, to let him know that I will formally ...
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I have 4 week notice period and if I give notice today, how many more days (apart from today) do I need to work? [20 or 21?]

This might be a very obvious question to answer. Today is 2nd May. I have a 4 week notice period. HR told me that notice period starts the day after tomorrow. (fine, this is consistent with what the ...
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Resigned, .manager announced my new employer to all without permission

I'm in UK and I’ve just resigned as I’ve accepted a new role at a direct competitor (a better package). I have two questions I'm hiding for help on. I asked my manager what to do next when handing in ...
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trying to change my leaving date UK

I am leaving my work for several reasons, including having to reduce my hours to care for my elderly parents, and also the stress I am under at work. Due to my brother going into hospital, I want to ...
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Concern about bonus when putting my notice [closed]

I got a better job offer in another city, and I have to move there by starting of next month, which is 01/02/2023. On the other hand, my current employer announced the bonus date will be paid by 19/01/...
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If I sign a job offer while on PTO, should I give notice as soon as I sign it or when I come back to work?

I am not sure if I should contact HR while on PTO just to give notice. Contractually specified notice period is three weeks. If I wait till I come back, I will be giving them notice period of three ...
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PTO was approved for me. I might receive a job offer soon. When should I give notice period to my current employer?

I work for a consulting company (specifically with one of its clients). My employer approved PTO for me. It starts in two weeks. Client is ok with that. I think I will receive a job offer soon. I ...
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Background Check and 2 week notice for Federal Government Job

Person got a tenative offer for a Government job and the job and HR has been so nice to the person. They are short staffed so they put in a two week notice because the class was in another state and ...
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What does "PO3" mean in a contract of employment (UK)

I am just reading through a Contract of Employment, and under the Notice Period section it states: Unless your employment is terminated by agreement, or specified otherwise in your principal statement ...
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I have a huge penalty if I violate the resignation notice period. What should I do about it?

I work as a Junior Frontend Dev in an IT company for two months (Kazakhstan). That's my first job. My monthly salary is currently 100 000 KZT. Resignation notice period is one month. If I violate it ...
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Notice Period + Contractual leave days in Germany

Hi I am about to leave my job in Berlin and there are 3 things not exactly clear to me regarding the notice period and the other ones regarding leave days accumulation: I passed the probation and ...
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Manager making me work extra post-notice (UK—Scotland)

I’ve been working in a retail job for just over a month and realized it and the company are not for me. On Wednesday I therefore gave my notice, orally first to my manager and in writing to the ...
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What should I do about my boss being unreasonable during my notice period?

I work in India in a healthcare organisation. I work for business development. I am on a 1 month notice period and have cleared my intentions of handing over my work with no loss to the organization. ...
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How much notice should I give when my contract is ambiguous about what's required?

I have recently accepted an offer for a new role and they want me to start on the 18th July. I am currently in an extended probation period until 17th July. The wording in my contract states: Notice ...
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Company substituting the notice period by paying my base salary

My current organization has 3 months notice period and I have resigned from here on 1st week of June. So, according to that my last day will be 2nd of Sept (Auto generated on company portal). I do not ...
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Current employer is not accepting my resignation and won't provide relieving letter

My current employer is not accepting my resignation. My official notice period is 30 days. It's been almost 10 days. I talked with my manager and he said, "I won't allow you to leave". I ...
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How should I leave post-covid

I'm software engineer in one of the south east Asian countries, and my company follows government instruction to let employees 100% work back from office post covid. Immediately one of my teammates ...
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Co-worker refuses to do my work during my notice

I am currently serving notice, in a reputed MNC, where the notice period is said to be streamlined and smooth. My task was to handle the client and do minimal tasks, while a co-worker was to handle ...
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Can a company increase notice period for any reason, while serving?

P.S - Please note that the question mentioned in this link is not similar to my situation, as my situation is better than that, and I don't want to go for the lawyer thing before trying other means. I ...
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Will I still have to provide the 4 weeks notice if I'm still on probation?

I am currently just 2 weeks into a new job and I don't think it's a good fit. Nothing bad about the company or the work they do, I just don't think it's a good fit. I have been applying for new jobs ...
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If I submit notice before the work day begins, does that day count as Day 1?

My job is M-F, standard business hours. If I submit my two-week notice on Monday the 9th, then Tuesday the 10th is Day 1, and my last working day is Monday, the 23rd, correct? But what if I submit the ...
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Potential new employer wants to contact my current employer as part of intrusive background checks

I've got a formal job offer, conditional on the background checks. Because of my sector, the background checks are being detailed and intrusive. The prospective new employer wants to contact my ...
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While serving notice period, an offer was given and revoked. What now?

I work in an IT firm in India. I have been serving notice since January 25 to my current organization. Two days ago, they gave me a generous offer and I revoked my notice period based on that. Please ...
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Should I hand in my notice at my current employer without a contract from my new employer? (UK)

I currently have a 2 month notice period so given the current agreed upon start date with my new employer I'd have to give my notice in tomorrow. However, I am yet to have received a written contract ...
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How long would be reasonable to notify my company of my resignation in advance, without mandatory notice period?

I joined my current company last year. When I signed my contract, they explained to me that I would be on a year-long trial period, during which there is no notice required for any party to terminate ...
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Job offer was rescinded just days before starting. How should I proceed?

I currently work at Company A (media/entertainment) and recently interviewed at and accepted an offer at Company B (agriculture). As of today, I was on my last couple of days at Company A, after ...
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What is the official date of resignation when registered mail was delivered on time, but went to a collection point to be picked up the next day?

I quit on 25th February and sent a letter (tracking with signature) to the HR department since my contract says that the resignation should be in written format. The letter could not be delivered but ...
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I’ve had a phone call to say I’ve got job but still waiting on contract etc

I interviewed last Tues and called on Thurs to say I’ve got job. It’s now a week and no contract and details etc.. I told them I needed to give notice. How long before I start chasing??
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Notice Period during Probation Time - Confusion

I am still on my probation and would like to quit, but I don't understand if my notice period is 1 week as per Clause 10.2 or 4 weeks Clause 10.3. I want to leave asap so I want to give 1 week of ...
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Is it legal for a UK company to withhold salary increase if employment contract change is not accepted?

I have a UK employment contract with 2 month notice period (so far 1.5 years). In my first year, my manager sent me an excel file with some stuff to help guide my expectations around salary raises. It ...
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Should I discuss with manager before resigning?

I am planning to resign from my current job. This is going to be my first resignation so I am not sure how to go about it. In my current job I have 90 days notice period with option for buyback of ...
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To leave before the end of notice period

I was not happy in my current team at work because of the behavior of my lead and, luck, just after the break I was approached by the resourcing office to see if I would be interested in moving to a ...
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