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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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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Is asking for payment to consent to my notice period being extended unprofessional?

I have been working at a software development company as a full-time developer here in the UK for the past 16 years. Recently I was told that those of us with one month notice periods stipulated in ...
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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 to handle being given new tasks during my notice period, and not yet having received a relieving letter (India)?

I have resigned recently from my present company. Since it's MNC and have specified that I have to complete my two months notice period. Now since I am on verge of completing my notice period my ...
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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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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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Standard for paying an employee when the last two days of notice are a holiday

We have a salaried employee that has been with the company for 8 months. The employee gave two weeks notice and the last two days of that notice are typically a paid holiday (US Thanksgiving, ...
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How to break off an internship without burning bridges?

This summer I was planning on returning to a large software company (Company A) for a second year of internship. Between when my prior internship ended and the present I've since partnered with ...
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How can I safely terminate my contract before its end date?

I've been offered an amazing new job that I'm 100% set on accepting. The only problem is that my current job is a contract that doesn't end until December 2018, and I also have to give 4 weeks notice ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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When you change jobs, is it safe to reveal where you are going?

I've noticed that many people don't reveal where they are going until their last day at work. Some of them don't reveal it until they actually join the new place. What is the reason people don't ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why shouldn't I resign when I haven't secured another job?

Most conventional wisdom states that, when switching jobs, you should keep your current job until you have a new job offer. However, I find that I would really like to leave sooner rather than later, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...