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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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looking for a job before resigning with three months notice

I work at a small software shop. I've learned a lot here, but there's plenty of things that I don't like in the way things are done, and I haven't had much success in my attemps to drive a change, so ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Three week notice versus two week notice

I just signed an offer for a new position I am supposed to start on November 30th. I was thinking about giving in my two week notice on Friday, November 6. However, would it be much better to tell ...
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Should two weeks be given if I'm not sure how long I will be kept on?

I accepted a job in another city, but after a few months, I have realized that it is not right for me. I also strongly do not believe that it can be fixed for a myriad of reasons. I then found another ...
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Urgent Help with UK employment Contract & Notice Period [closed]

I am really hoping that someone can help me. Here are the facts: I have been employed by Company 'A' for 6 weeks. I was offered the job at company A by being given an 'Written Statement of Employment ...
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Asking my new employer to buy out my notice period

I have just been offered a new job and would like to end my current notice period early, but this would require a buyout from my new employer. I want to ask my prospective employer for a buyout, but ...
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How to deal with re-evaluation of a counter offer acceptance

I handed my notice in last week (3 weeks on top of my 4). I attended a meeting this week with the MD and my manager to discuss my options & to run through my role. After the meeting I had verbally ...
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Offered resignation but company doesn't want to start the notice period until they've accepted it

I am working in a service based company. I got a new offer so I have put down my papers. I have resigned in Aug and I will be relieved of duty in Oct. But my manager accepted my resignation in ...
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Give notice or resign before starting?

I have signed a contract with a company and am due to start next week. However, recent events made me reconsider starting this new role. The contract mentions that I need to give a week's notice to ...
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How to go on interviews while in resignation period from outsourcing firm, without offending the manager where I'm outsourced?

I only had my job last month and resigned today due to not liking my job. I submitted my resignation to my hr managers (im contractual) and Im going to leave the company where I was deployed on for ...
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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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Not able to work my notice period

I have been offered a new job which I am going / want to take because of circumstances. I currently work a part-time (15 hour) contract which says I need to give 2 weeks notice. However, I ...
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Working Part of Notice Period (UK)

I have recently handed in my resignation. My contract states that I have a two month notice period, however, my manager has agreed we can determine a suitable date and that he will not hold me to the ...
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Confusion of terms and condition about my notice period in my HR policy agreement

Following are the exact words from the joining letter document. "In the event of resignation, termination of employment by either party, it will be by giving one month notice in writting to the ...
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Clarity with notice/resignation clause [closed]

I came across this clause on my UK deputation letter. Notice Period: Your secondment may be terminated by you or XXXXXX America giving 30 days notice to the other. On termination of your secondment ...
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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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Negotiate notice period with rude management

I have read similar questions related to notice period, but I didn't come across on how to deal with rude management. (So please hear me out before marking as duplicate). I have been working with my ...
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Can you leave a job without giving notice?

I applied for a position a while back (in the United Kingdom) and was given it, my employer at the time told me that: 1) I will be a Junior and will be working within a team of people who would be ...
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Should I give more than two weeks notice if they are having me learn new technologies?

I am a software engineer for a big company. I will be leaving the company in about 6 weeks. They asked me to learn new technologies which will take about 2 weeks to learn. They want me to then be ...
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Can an employee serve longer notice period in exchange for paying back a joining bonus? [closed]

About 2 months ago, I started a new job. My employment contract states that there will be 3 months probation, 1 month notice period and if I resign within the first 12 months of my job, I would need ...
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UK - calling in sick whilst on notice period [closed]

I am currently working my notice, and took a few days off sick (the entire office seems to be unwell). I've been informed that they will not pay me for those days, because I am on my notice period. ...
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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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Working notice period without getting paid

Today I was informed that the start up that I work for is running out of money and cannot afford to pay me, and so I've been handed 1 month's formal notice. I've been assured that I'll receive my next ...
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My company increased my notice period during my probation, I need some advice [duplicate]

So during my probational period of 6 months my old boss left and I took up his position with no change to my side of the agreement, the director of the company approached me and said because they ...
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Given notice period and left without job offer [closed]

Recently I left a job with 2 months notice period without getting a job offer. The reason I left was because I had not been paid my salary for 3 consecutive months. During this notice period I was ...
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3 month notice period in contract… better to negotiate to 1 month?

I'm a developer about to take a new position, however the contract states the notice period on both sides in the event of leaving the company is 3 months. I am wondering if I should ask to have this ...
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Handing in notice - do I need to tell my boss where I am going?

Is there any obligation for me to tell my boss which company I am going to when I hand in my notice? I know that when the new company contacts HR for a reference they will know who is calling, but do ...
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How to inform an interviewer that my current job requires a 2 month notice period

I had an interview recently for a job that will start in a little more than 2 months. The interview went well, and I think the interviewer is interested, as she's been in touch with me regarding the ...
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How to negotiate a notice period less than the contract? [duplicate]

I work in a big technology company as an I.T. analyst in a department with two other people. Last month I started searching for jobs and attending interviews but I am a little anxious about the notice....