Podcast #128: We chat with Kent C Dodds about why he loves React and discuss what life was like in the dark days before Git. Listen now.

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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3
votes
1answer
366 views

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 ...
44
votes
5answers
15k views

How do I motivate usage of Git for the next maintainer?

I'm currently preparing to leave my company and writing extended documentation on the system for an eventual successor. An important note: I was the sole developer on the whole project for the last ...
-1
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
22
votes
5answers
6k views

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 ...
-2
votes
2answers
358 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
392 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
144 views

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. ...
3
votes
2answers
495 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
625 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
264 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
238 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
288 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
434 views

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) ...
-2
votes
2answers
527 views

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?
4
votes
1answer
479 views

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 ...
-1
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
223 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
767 views

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 ...
-2
votes
3answers
628 views

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 ...
2
votes
4answers
5k views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
880 views

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 ...
39
votes
8answers
10k views

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 ...
4
votes
5answers
836 views

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. ...
0
votes
4answers
9k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
5k views

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 ...
-1
votes
4answers
687 views

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 ...
19
votes
2answers
12k views

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 ...
25
votes
11answers
5k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
449 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
935 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
744 views

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, ...
-1
votes
2answers
348 views

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: ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
483 views

Legally, are you still obliged to serve your notice period even if you don't have any handover to do? [closed]

Our company went to a PSE ( Plan de sauvegarde d'emploi). PSE in France is a way for companies to save their business by declaring that they are having some financial difficulties and they need to cut ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Notice period has been mixed up at work?

A while back I joined Company A. I gave them an email containing a scan of the last page of the contract with my signature before I joined on-site. On there it specifically say's a 3 months notice ...
-1
votes
2answers
544 views

Serving Notice after receiving new offer But HR mails Not coming after that

I have resigned from my position in my current company and served a two month notice after receiving an offer from another company. The new company is multinational, so they provided the forms and ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

New employer is pushing back my start date to an indefinite date

I have been interviewing with a company, received an unconditional job offer, handed in my notice, turned down other job offers and then I am given a "heads up" by them that the start date is unknown "...
0
votes
2answers
337 views

Is there a way out of my 3 months notice given I only have an email 'contract'? [closed]

I am in the process of looking for a new job and leave my current employer, however, I'm finding that few new companies jobs want to know because I have a 3 month notice period to give. I'm therefore ...
-2
votes
1answer
1k views

Resignation during Probation - Notice or no Notice

I am one month into a 3 month probationary period with my employer. Since this is a time for each of us to consider the fit for the position, I have come to the conclusion this particular employer is ...
30
votes
6answers
12k views

How do I write technical handover documentation before leaving a company?

I am serving notice period in my organization, and a project manager has asked me to write down a document on what I have done. I have briefly mentioned the points on which I have worked, but I have ...
-1
votes
1answer
121 views

Question on CLA and employment contracts in Netherlands [closed]

I am currently living in the Netherlands but from the US, just found a new job and well found out I hate every thing about it. My apologies in advance if the site is more US centric and overseas ...
23
votes
5answers
11k views

Is it normal to have heavy work load during notice period?

I am in a management role, where I have accepted a new role at a new company and serving my notice period. The work-load is very heavy which can be stressful and high-pressured. I am quite unsettled ...
1
vote
2answers
353 views

Planning Resignation in Advance

I am currently a Massage Therapist. Last year I had some health issues pop up that the doctor said were on a "watch" list and that if they progressed, we would look at treatment. Because the doctor ...
-1
votes
2answers
248 views

Should I resign in between illness (recuperating on leave) [closed]

I'm currently on leave from my company as I'm recovering from a severe bout of dengue. Yesterday, I appeared for an interview with another company which has made me an offer I want to accept. Should I ...
-1
votes
1answer
2k views

Loss of motivation during notice period [duplicate]

Two questions: a) I have accepted a new job offer and in the process of serving my notice period. My productivity has dipped, I just mentally do not feel that motivated to work since I know that I am ...