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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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How to get an early resignation during probation period? [duplicate]

I joined a company before a month and I am finding it difficult to adjust here, I have another offer which expires in another week. The notice period is one month in probation period but I want to ...
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What's the difference between “last working day” and “last employment day” in the UK?

I have handed in my notice and will be leaving my current full time job in a month. However I have 1 week holiday which my current employer will pay me for. My employer tells me that my "last working ...
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New job starts before end of current job's notice period

My current job has a notice period of 3 months, but I can negotiate this if my boss agrees to it. I have a job offer, and they want me to start in one month. What is the best approach to handle this ...
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How do I resign on short notice from a low-skill job where I was on good terms?

For the past half a year or so, I've had an entry-level part-time position outside my field of choice. Despite the nature of the position, the lack of benefits, and the menial work, I've more or less ...
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Quit my job due to unethical/ilegal practices [closed]

I am currently working in a recruitment company in the UK that it is entirely based on a illegal scheme where people within the company pretend to be some of the candidates, they create fake CVs and ...
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I quit a job after 3 months without serving notice period. Can I hide this job from future employers without consequences? [duplicate]

I joined a company 3 months ago. Then I got a better offer from another company. I quit the old job without serving notice period and joined the new company. I sent an email to the old company that ...
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Should I warn management that my replacement might be unfit for the job?

I've turned in my resignation and will be leaving the company soon. I was the last member of the original development team (and the lead) for our project, so new people are being moved to the project ...
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What is the best way to approach my boss with my two week resignation? [closed]

I am not one that likes to "job hop". I have been on my current job for one year. I was offered a better job in the same field, which pays quite a bit more money. I have accepted this new position. ...
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Taking time off after giving two-week notice?

I recently submitted my two-week notice and was interviewing with another company. I was made an offer and a start date. They want me to come in and do paperwork, meet colleagues, managers, etc..(...
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How to discover length of notice period after mislaying contract

I've been employed as a web developer for around five years at a medium sized technology business in London. I'm thinking of leaving but I'm not quite sure what my notice period is. Is there a good ...
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How to negotiate conditionally quitting job with manager?

Here's my situation: I am going for higher studies because of which I have to quit my job. The notice period is 1 month. I have applied for my visa to the country of my study but it might come late ...
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Holidays and Notice period [closed]

I've recently been accepted for a job I applied for and will be partaking in my 4 week notice period, but, prior to the job offer I booked 8 working days off (3/4 weeks ago) for August in my current ...
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Told new employer there's 30 days notice in current company, chief wants me to stay 45 days [closed]

One company just presented me an offer letter. In the interview, I told them there's policy of 30 days of pre-notice in current company. Now, they are asking me to give confirmation on the date. I ...
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Handing resignation for current job via email [duplicate]

I am soon to be handing in my notice at my part-time office job. From what I've gathered, it seems handing in resignations via email is a little unprofessional... but in my circumstances, would it be ...
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When should I give my boss notice for having accepted an offer of a new job? [duplicate]

I've been working at my current company for the 6 months since graduation and have accepted an offer of a new job (more in line with my career goals, better pay, exciting products). I have the offers ...
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Can I take paid-time off during my notice period and will I still receive my bonus during that time? [closed]

I live in the US. I have job offer at another company. Is it a good idea to give 2 weeks notice of quitting my job and request to use my remaining holiday at the same time? I plan to come back only on ...
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Last day today, submit resignation tomorrow without notice-period [duplicate]

I'm new to my job, about less than a week, but I already want to resign because of personal reasons, I want today to be my last day in my job. Can I give my resignation letter tomorrow? Will there be ...
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Notice and termination [closed]

Ive recieved a text on sunday from my boss saying: Hi Stacey, myself & the md have had a meeting & decided it is best for all concerned if you didn't come in to work for the foreseeable ...
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Should Management dismiss an Employee incapable/unwilling to contribute during their notice period?

I'm a software developer at a small UK-based development company. One of my colleagues, let's call him 'Jack', has handed in his notice. Jack is still within his probation period and if he intends to ...
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Resigned from organisation. Don't want to work during the notice period. Is this ethical? [closed]

I have resigned from an organisation, and am currently in the notice period. I don't have any interest in working during the notice period. Is this ethical? I have already quit the job and have to ...
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Can a company dismiss you to pay less notice period? (UK)

Imagine working at a company that handles sensitive data such that when people are dismissed or resign, they are immediately sent home on gardening leave. If your contract states you can be dismissed ...
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Will HR agree to extend my joining date by one week [closed]

I had an HR round where I was asked to join in a month. I discussed with my current manager and he agreed for a date which is one week more than the joining date expected. Can the new company HR ...
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I've been offered a job, but my new employer won't give me a contract until after I give my notice

I am in the United Kingdom and currently working full time for a development company (programming). My boss does not know that I have had an offer from a new workplace. My new employer has handed a ...
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Colleague left without notice or explanation [closed]

One of our senior engineers recently disappeared. He left the office on Friday and didn't come back on Monday. We could see his accounts had been deactivated, but there was no official word about ...
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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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Becoming 1099 consultant with most recent company?

I has been working as a senior software developer with my most recent company for almost 4 years, 2 with group A and then 2 with group B. A week after submitting my 2 weeks notice to group B, group A ...
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Employer reduced the notice period on my resignation. How to handle it? [closed]

I am leaving a company within 6 months of joining for several reasons but main being they highly misrepresented my role/work in the company and all the work they have is far below my level. Perhaps ...
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When should I give my notice if I know I'm going to switch jobs in a few months? [duplicate]

I currently work in a small (< 10 employees) company, and basically we make web sites and services to clients. Currently we have 3 developers, including me. The other developers have much less ...
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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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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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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 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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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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How should I deal with new job starting during the notice period of current job?

I attended an interview on 13th October 2016, and got confirmation of selection the next Monday (17th). A week later, the HR confirmed that she would be releasing the offer letter within 2 days. I ...
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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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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 ...