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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Regarding notice period;getting interviewed by third company [duplicate]

I am going to complete my notice period with my current employer this weekend and going to join my second company next week. Meanwhile I am going thru' interview process of a third company which is ...
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Reveal to organisation regarding notice period while candidature in progress

I have 7 days left to join an organisation meanwhile I am being interviewed by a second organisation and which might pay well. Should I tell the second organisation that I have 6-7 days left so they ...
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I start my new job one month from now. When should I give my current employer notice that I'm leaving? [closed]

I'm not sure if it's better to notify them as soon as possible or if two weeks is actually the best padding to give. I've never had to do something like this before. It's actually the first time I'm ...
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Notice period in at-will state [closed]

I work in an at-will state (Texas) but my contract says I have to give 1 month notice, and the company has to give 3 months notice. Why would they offer more notice than the law demands? Presumably ...
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Can I shorten my notice period after giving longer notice?

I have been employed by my present employer for 2 years. i initially gave 1 months notice but was persuaded by my manager to give 2 months so they could train a new employee. The company has since ...
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Leaving within (ridiculous) notice period [closed]

I started this job in February of 2013. I work as a frontend and backend web developer, managing my own projects, managing clients, following projects through from start to finish. I'm on a ...
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How can I decide between two great opportunities/career paths? (and be happy with that decision) [closed]

I'm stuck in a situation that my friends and family keep reassuring me is a great dilemma. This whole year, I had planned to go to law school and was admitted to a couple of top 10's. I'm an engineer ...
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Minimizing risk of giving notice with job offer contingent on background check

I have accepted a written offer for a new job based in a different location. One of the terms of my contract is that the new employer will reimburse me for relocation expenses (such as house hunting, ...
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When to give notice if I'm leaving the country in a few months? [duplicate]

I started working at a small company (less than 10 employees) in early January. My fiancée is finishing teacher's college and is graduating this summer. During the interview (mid December), I ...
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Employed but recruited for new job that starts in 4 months - Advice on Notifying Current Employeer

I am currently employed and another company contacted me about a new position the company is creating. They are hoping to have the individual start on July 1 - four months away. They targeted me as ...
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Giving more than the required notice [closed]

I have one months notice period stated in my contract. If I handed my notice in with a 3 month notice, would they be able to refuse and hold me to a one month notice period?
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How can I get my former employer to pay my notice and give me my P45? [closed]

I was working at a company in the UK, they fired me and put me on gardening leave for my notice (4 weeks). Now the notice period is over they've not paid me for this time or given me my P45. How can ...
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What is a reasonable notice period to quit a *contract* job, if you are a developer? [closed]

I have recently had this issue. I myself was not sure but gave one week of notice. I think I did the right thing. By giving a two week notice, I would created uncertain environment for two weeks ...
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Contract states my notice period is minimum one month at employers discretion, is this enforceable? [closed]

My contract states that my notice period is a minimum of one month, but at my employer's discretion (I don't have the exact wording, but the implication is that any notice will be at least a month but ...
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Should my employer pay for my 2 weeks? Am i eligible for Unemployment [closed]

I gave my two weeks notice on 09/12, my direct boss told me my last day would be 09/26 then I was called into the office on 09/16 and told it was my last day?? Within a few hours I was packed up and ...
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Does an ultimatum require two weeks notice? [closed]

I've been working for a small software company for the past five months. The job posting bragged of flexibility and part-time work at home, two things which I desperately needed as I am trying to ...
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My manager is not relieving me after my resignation. How can I get relieved properly? [duplicate]

I work for a service based company in India and I am in probation still. Now I have got a very good opportunity to work for a renowned MNC. So I put down my papers, and I am ready to serve my notice ...
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Should I specify the last date in resignation letter

I am about to resign at my current company. I am confused and I doubt whether should I be mentioning the last working day at my current company in resignation letter or not. Actually my notice period ...
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Should I give additional notice period? [duplicate]

I'm a consultant who's in the middle of a very significant project that would be nearly impossible to handover to another team member without putting the deadline at significant risk. On Monday, I"m ...
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How should I give notice if my boss is on a long vacation and there is no HR dept?

I have a job interview in about 3 hours from now. If all goes well I'm really hoping they make me an offer on the spot as it's another somewhat small company but at the very least the topic of ...
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Does a contractual notice period override the legal minimum?

I have a contractual three month notice period (it similar to this question Reducing Notice Period). I have been with my employer for less than two years and ACAS states that the minimum legal ...
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Quitting job on short term notice

My situation is a rather easy one. For the last two years I have been working for a company, and they have been giving me short term contracts. Anything from one week to one month. At the end of my ...
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Benefits during two weeks notice

Say I give my two weeks notice on a Monday, let's say the first of the month. I have a doctor appointment on that Friday. Will my medical benefits still be active to help pay for the appointment? Also,...

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