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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I have no contacts, left my last job without notice a year ago, and haven't been employed since. Need a job within the next 3 months. What can I do? [closed]

About a year ago, I was sick and depressed, and managed to sleep through two days' worth of what was supposed to be scheduled work hours. I was assumed to have left without notice and let go from my ...
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Is it a good idea to “abscond” if company withholds salary during notice period? [closed]

I recently joined a company, and after working for about a month, I have got a better offer. My notice period is 2 months. My company withholds the salary during notice period, and it is paid only 30 ...
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Will my new company know my official notice period?

I currently hold an offer from an employer. I had told my new employer that my official notice period is 2 months. But my actual notice period is just 30 days so that I can have more time to think and ...
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Is it OK to quit without notice if bonus is on the line? [closed]

During the summer I negotiated for a raise and a big part of the raise package was a doubling of target bonus. I was planning to move jobs once bonuses were paid out. Because of HR delays, bonuses ...
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Giving more than one week's notice when only entitled to one week of severance

In Canada, if one is only entitled to one week of severance pay if laid off (ie: worked for a company for less than 1 year, but completed the 3 month probationary period), should one give more than ...
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New company not allowing me to serve notice, but also requiring relieving letter [closed]

I appeared for an interview at a company in Jan and I got selected. After receiving the offer letter, I talked to my manager and send a resignation mail to him and HR. The Director called me asked me ...
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When to alert that I won't be extending the contract?

I work now under a 3 month contract which is on the fairly beginning (Research position) and they offered me the prospect of extending the contract (like 3 more months). However, I have found a good ...
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Is it unprofessional to ask to use a vacation day for the final day of my notice period? [closed]

My current job is ending soon on a Monday and very soon I am also joining a different position at another company. Problem is I want to make some travel plans on weekend (being a weekend is crucial ...
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Take Training Business Trip When You Might Be Quitting?

I am scheduled to take a business trip at the end of the month for some corporate training being paid for by my current employer. Since signing up for the trip, I got recruited to go and work for ...
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Giving employer extra notice - Am I entitled to severance if they ask me to leave on the spot? [closed]

I've been working with the same technology company for a half-decade now. I have developed some solid contacts and professional relationships with my colleagues, and get along with the whole of the ...
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Giving extended notice period to employer? [closed]

I'm moving away from the area at the end of March and I want to give my current employer 2 months notice instead of the statutory 1 month. This is due to the fact that we are already one member of ...
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This will be the third time I've job hopped this year. Boss is overseas. I want to make sure I am resigning correctly [closed]

I start the new job in Jan 9. I need to provide 1 weeks notice to my employer. My work at my current employment is mediocre and I think it would be best for both myself and the company to forego the ...
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Is it unprofessional to put in a two-weeks notice when it's not a Friday?

Currently I'm in late stages of interviewing with a company and I'm fairly confident that they'll extend an offer that I'll accept. That being said, I'm trying to plan out when to give my two weeks ...
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Fired from my job given two weeks notice but still expected to come to work not sure what is expected of me? [closed]

Hello am 22 years old and have just been given two weeks notice (in lack of a better word fired) from my job as a manual QA but am still expected to come to work, for these two weeks under the ...
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Two week notice if my boss doesn't seem to care?

I've been working as a contractor at a very large company. They seem to be very inefficient with their hourly employees; my boss hasn't spoken to me for the past 5 months. At the start, I had to ...
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Pro rata holiday entitlement longer than required notice period, what is the process?

If you have no contracted notice period, the statutory notice you have to give is at least one week. But if you are entitled to (for example) 25 days holiday a year and still have 19 days left pro ...
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Giving notice at the end of the year [closed]

So with my company there are many benefits that begin on January 1 and go thru December 31... Profit sharing and bonus. The question I have is... If I give my notice and the last day falls on the ...
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Can a company force you not to take annual leave during a notice period?

I have just resigned in my current company and I briefly mentioned I have unused annual leave left to take. They have told me that it is company policy to pay leaving employees for unused annual ...
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When to inform colleagues I'm likely to leave

I feel like I've outgrown my current job and want to make a diagonal move into a different sector of my industry. I'm actively looking for jobs and interviewing. I'm currently a single-point failure ...
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Is this enough to submit a leave notice when I did not sign any contract? [duplicate]

So I am in Michigan USA and I have been with this company for 8 months by now and when I started, I did not sign any contract, I only signed the W2 Tax Forms. They showed me the Employment Handbook ...
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Should I still give two weeks' notice if I know my company won't honor a notice period?

In the US it's customary to give two weeks' notice when you resign and it would be considered very unprofessional to resign immediately, even if you're legally allowed to. At the same time, it's often ...
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Specifying a last day in resignation letter greater than notice period

I have a 3 month notice period in my contract. This means if I resign on the 18th October my last day at my current company should be the 18th January. I however would like my last day to be the 19th ...
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Ask politely for the contract

I got an offer from a company. They asked me to sign the offer as acceptance and send it in 24 hours. It had the compensation, role, probation period and the evaluation process after probation. I ...
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left job without serving notice period [closed]

I was working for one company for one month. I didn't get any offer letter nor did I submit any documents. Now I left the job without giving them a notice period. But they are saying that I should ...
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My new employer is asking to join before the end of notice period despite already agreeing on a start date

I've been working in a firm for the last 3 years. Two weeks ago, I interviewed for a position in a new company and was selected. My current employers notice period policy is either 2 months notice ...
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Requesting a shortened notice period during probation.

My probation period at my place of work is six months, and I am still under probation. My contract states that during probation, the company has the option of terminating my contract with one week's ...
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What is the legally required notice period in the UK if I don't have a contract? [closed]

I've been working for a UK-based company for the last 18 months. When I joined I accepted a permanent, salaried position. Had I signed a contract the contractual notice period or statutory notice ...
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Employer has assumed I resigned with immediate effect - am I entitled for pay for my noticed period? [closed]

I am in the UK. I gave notice of my resignation via email but did not state when my last day of employment would be. I had been suspended earlier that day pending investigation. The content of my ...
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Accepting an offer to extend my notice period from my employer who let me go after probation?

After failing to pass a 3-month probation, I was asked to extend my notice period for one month. I believe it's because they haven't found a replacement and my position really is kind of important ...
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No contracted notice period?

I have worked with my current employer in the UK for well over a decade and I have decided I need to leave (a point which is not up for discussion in this forum). I've looked through my contract and ...
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When do I give my two weeks notice?

I have received a written offer. The new employer and I have both signed the written offer yesterday. The employer made a comment (before giving me the written offer) regarding how the start date may ...
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Advice on Telling Employer about Relocation with Issues [duplicate]

My husband just accepted a job in another city- which means relocation for my family. I need my paycheck and insurance (I am the primary) for as long as possible. My husband’s timeline is around ...
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UK - Does my employer have to pay for my work during my notice period?

I recently handed in my notice after accepting a job offer from a competitor for a significant pay rise (although that wasn't my only reason for leaving). The notice period at my current place of ...
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Pushing start date back depending on background check

I accepted a job offer last Friday and signed the papers and filled out the background check form then. Because my current job is wrapping up a project and this new one will have me moving to the ...
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Is getting a Govt. Job a valid/legal reason to leave a company without serving notice period? [closed]

My current company has 3 months notice period and my friend has already served a month after her resignation. Now she has got a Govt. offer where she has to report there in a week. Is there any rule/...
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What if the last day of a two weeks notice lands on a holiday? [duplicate]

I was offered a position at another company and have limited time to give my two week notice for my current job. However, I see that if I give my notice today (Monday 5/16) then exactly two weeks from ...
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Relieving date of Current employer overlaps with joining date of future employer

I work in the Indian IT sector. My last working date with my current employer falls on October 1st. Since the other company's annual cycle closes at the end of September and I was asked to join during ...
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Giving different notice periods to your current employer and new employer

After 3 years of working at my current company I decided to leave for a new job. My notice period for my current employer is 4 weeks but I told my new employer it was 6 weeks to give me some time off. ...
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Giving additional notice to avoid employer costs

My notice period is 1 month, and I intend to resign in the next month or so for a change of lifestyle and to go travelling. However, my boss has mentioned putting our team on some expensive training, ...
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Will I be terminated if I give notice? [closed]

I recently received a new job offer, which I would like to accept. However, I feel pretty confident that if I give my two weeks' notice, my current employer will let me go on the spot. I can't ...
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Is it acceptable to give 2 weeks notice, and work remainder of time from home?

Question: Is it unprofessional to give my 2 weeks today and just not come in ever again, essentially working the remaining 2 weeks from home? Reasons For Quitting: Workload is too much (nights & ...
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How to benefit from being able to save my company from a disaster while being laid off cruelly [closed]

I'm seeking advice on how to handle a high risk opportunity. My employer recently had to do some layoffs due to changing the underlying technologies used for its products (ie: moving from C to C++, ...
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During notice period, my manager wants me to document everything and bring juniors to my level

I am in my notice period. I think that I should just wrap things up and let my replacement, who should be an expert like me, take over what I do. My main tasks are quite common for my area of ...
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Failed to negotiate salary properly; I have to quit, but I don't want to cheat the employer

I was on unemployment for a few months when I got a job offer. As it is a government job, I know the pay range. I was prepared to place near the top as I could take the hit in salary, but the salary ...
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How to get through a notice period in good health?

I found a new job with nice and talented colleagues. My salary got a huge increase. I can't wait to start the new job. However, my notice period is of several months and I completely lost any and all ...
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How to hide job hunting from current employer? [closed]

I have decided to leave my current employer (see this: https://workplace.stackexchange.com/questions/60074/am-i-bad-employee-or-bad-fit-or-did-i-pick-i-bad-job-career-for-me) and I have completed a ...
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Verbal resignation and counter offer should I give a formal resignation letter

I am currently quite happy with my current company and role except the commute to workplace, it got to a point that I could not longer do it so I applied for a new role near my home and offered a new ...
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How learn company policies relevant to quitting without revealing that I'm leaving?

I work in the US. I've accepted a position at another firm. The start date is about six weeks out, in the new calendar year. I have questions for HR about their policies about departing employees, ...
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How can HR speed up recruitment and create a contingency plan in a company with severe attrition? [closed]

I work at a company with a software team of a little more than a hundred people, and the company is seeing at least three to four resignations every month from the software team alone. It takes HR ...
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Does a customary two week notice period include or exclude holidays like Christmas? [duplicate]

I work in the United States and I'm considering giving notice with my current employer shortly before the year-end holidays. Would my customary 2-week notice include or exclude holidays like ...