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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Why shouldn't I resign when I haven't secured another job?

Most conventional wisdom states that, when switching jobs, you should keep your current job until you have a new job offer. However, I find that I would really like to leave sooner rather than later, ...
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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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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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When you change jobs, is it safe to reveal where you are going?

I've noticed that many people don't reveal where they are going until their last day at work. Some of them don't reveal it until they actually join the new place. What is the reason people don't ...
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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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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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How to handle being given new tasks during my notice period, and not yet having received a relieving letter (India)?

I have resigned recently from my present company. Since it's MNC and have specified that I have to complete my two months notice period. Now since I am on verge of completing my notice period my ...
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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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How to handle time off for surgery?

I've got a major surgery coming up, and my company is just as aware of it as I am, and I'm covered for the time off, but what I'm wondering is how is a longer term leave like this typically handled? ...
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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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Notice period - how to do knowledge transfer in a short time to avoid extension of notice period?

I am leaving my current position in start of next month after officially serving two months stated notice period. This may cut to next week if I finish assigned work because I have some personal ...
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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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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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How can I negotiate a reduced notice period?

I have a written contract. It states that I have a 3 month notice period. It looks like I may be offered another job but they would like me to start sooner rather than later. How can I negotiate down ...
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How to behave during notice period

I have given my notice period of 1 month in a startup company after working 4 months of an extendable contract job originally intended to be 6 months long. Now, I have another job offer at hand. I ...

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