Questions tagged [relieving-letter]

Questions relating to relieving letters and other forms of proof that an employee is no longer employed by a particular company. Relieving letters are commonly used in India.

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What is a relieving letter? What are the consequences of not having one?

There have been a few questions about relieving letters here and based on the context of those question the idea of being required to have relieving letter seems quite foreign to many of us that are ...
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Complained about a director - now they are refusing to provide employment verification unless I withdraw the complaint

I'm working in a software company in India where I have lodged a complaint to the owner regarding a director I have had difficulties with. Now I am applying for a position in a new company but the ...
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I'm leaving because I didn't get a raise. What should I tell my employer if they ask why I'm leaving? [duplicate]

I have been working with my current employer for about two years now. I filled in a specific niche role, which has since expanded to become an important part of our software department. I not only ...
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Preventing abuse in countries where relieving letters are the norm

After reading this question about relieving letters, which seem to be common in India and other Asian countries, I started wondering how this system prevents abuse of the employee by unscrupulous ...
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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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How can I explain to potential employers that I am unable to provide a relieving letter?

The company I currently work for expects a minimum of two years of service in the organisation, although there is no clause in the contract that enforces this. Working for this company is now ...
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If I don't have a relieving letter from a job, should I exclude those years worked from my total experience?

I started working as a software engineer for an MNC in India, right out of college. After working there for almost 2 years, I resigned and left the company without serving the notice period. I did not ...
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Current employer won't accept my resignation, and knows where my new company is?

Currently I am working in small IT company in India, where I've been for the last 4 and a half months. Now I have been offered a job in MNC with a good salary package. My problem is my boss knows ...
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Can I get a relieving letter 2.5 years after leaving my position?

I left a known IT firm after approximately 8 months of service to pursue higher education (Aug 2011). At that time, I was in a bond, so serving the notice period did not make much sense. However, I ...
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What are the recommended paper size requirements for printing professional documents (Plain A4/Letterhead/Bond Paper)?

Recently I came across one of my friend's experiences while he was under his notice period with the HR manager of the company. I need an HR professional's advice or people with good knowledge on the ...
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Will a negative remark in my relieving letter affect my career prospects?

During his tenure with us he was undergoing training in functionality safety and has not added any value to the organization. He was relived from his services immediately after his resignation. ...
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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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Can an employer hold relieving letter if I am going to resign for my new job without notice period?

I work in a branch of a stock broker. The company is small. At the time of my interview, I was promised a salary raise after two months. On this condition I joined this company, but now 8 months have ...
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Getting a relieving letter from a company that is no longer in business

I am looking to join a new company (IDBI) and HR is saying it may be a problem if I don't have a relieving letter from my previous employers. I have relieving letters from the second & third ...
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Relieving letter in lieu of 2 months salary

I worked in a PSU bank for 4 months and resigned in 2011. I served 1 month notice period out of 3 months notice period. Since then I haven't worked anywhere. Now that I will be joining another ...
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How can I request employer to release for necessary documents on the last working day

I have resigned from my current company last month. I spoke with my HR yesterday, asked him that, "What documents would I get on the last working day?" He told, we'll send an exit mail which has all ...
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Who can sign a Relieving Letter?

I am currently at notice period and my employment will be ending at this weekend. My notice period is ending at 17th and I have to join on 19th in new company. My CEO is currently out of country and ...
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Don't have relieving letter from previous employer

I worked in a small company for 2.5 years which was a vendor to company XYZ. I got a chance to offroll to XYZ, resigned with the vendor company and completed its exit formalities with resignation ...
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I have no proof of employment to show my next company

I was referred by an employee in a startup company as a developer. So without asking any salary details, I joined this company and started developing projects. Now it's been 7 months in this company ...
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Current employer denies my Resignation and says to hold on to my current position

I'm working for a manufacturing company as an Engineer. I was hand picked by the senior manager and relocated to another plant from a plant which was close to my house. While I was getting relocated I ...
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How should I handle my current employer requesting an extended notice period?

I got a job offer from a very good company, but my current company has created some problems related to my my departure. My current company have requested that my notice period be extended for a month,...
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Current company will not give me back my document [closed]

I am a software engineer in a company which is located in Hyderabad. I've recently got an offer for another company. In the documents verification, they asked me to submit the original scanned copies....
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Real experience with faked relieving letters

I'm from India. I'm 35 and I have 13 years of work experience. My first job was with one of the Indian companies. I worked there for 2 years. I did not resign and literally stopped going to work ...
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Not getting the relieving letter. Need it urgently [duplicate]

I am facing a difficult situation. I worked in a company for above a year. In July, last year, I resigned from the company to pursue my higher education plans. Due to my highly hectic schedule and ...
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Unable to get the relieving letter

When my father passed away I had to leave my job. It was very difficult finding a new job, but finally I got an offer from another company. Things did not really work out at that second company, and ...
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Left the job without serving notice period and now I'm in an interview with an MNC. Should I be worried ? Will they find out?

This is going to be long, so please bear with me. After my graduation, I immediately joined a company. I worked there for about 5 months and I resigned from my job there to go to a better company. ...
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Termination during probation period [closed]

I have been terminated during my probation period (after having served 2 months out of the 3 months of probation). Does the probation period experience add value to a resume? The job entailed me ...
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Employer not accepting my resignation and Threatens me by Not giving Relieving Letter [closed]

I'm so badly upset now! I'm working for a small company in Chennai, India for around 3 years. I was having a good relationship with my Team & management in the past years. But when i decided to ...
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Can I get the relieving letter from a previous employer, two years after resigning?

I worked for my previous employer (Company X) for 8 months. I served the notice period and was given a provisional relieving letter at the end. My current employer (Company Y) was ok with the ...
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1 day difference in joining and relieving date [closed]

I have been working at company X for the last 3 years. I recently received an offer from Company Y, however they asked me to join 1 day earlier than my last working day at Company X. I tried to ...
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Employer refuses to give relieving order/letter? (India) [duplicate]

This is my first company and I have been working here for almost a year now. It is a small company of about thirty employees and we mostly communicate verbally than through email or other means. When ...
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Relieving date of Current employer overlaps with joining date of future employer

I work in the Indian IT sector. My last working date with my current employer falls on October 1st. Since the other company's annual cycle closes at the end of September and I was asked to join during ...
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Relieving letter and joining issue

I have reported in to company at their Bangalore location. But I didn't realise that they might consider it as 'joining' the company, as there was no work on that day. Now, on the second day, I ...
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No salary increment so want to relieve within a month [closed]

I am working as a software engineer with a 2 year agreement. HR said that I would get a salary increment after 1 year of the joining date, but I didn't get any salary increment. HR said after the ...
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Approach for leaving earlier

I am currently working as a software developer and was working on a project which was put on hold and its development stopped. After that project went on hold, I have resigned from my current role. (...
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Negotiating joining date with future employer due to extended notice period

I wanted to know how to deal and negotiate with new employer regarding joining date and required leaves few days after joining. I tried all i can with my current employer to not get notice period ...
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How do I explain an employment gap resulting from not having an experience letter?

I got a job after my Masters, and worked there for 10 months. I had some issues with my supervisor so I left the place without giving proper notice. Naturally, I did not get the Experience Letter from ...
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Is an internship verification letter required for hiring?

I landed an unpaid internship a while back on a small news company but I quit after one month. I didn't include it on my resume because I didn't receive a verification letter, most likely because I ...
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Dont have relieving letter from my first company [duplicate]

I have total experience of 2.7 years. In that experience, I have worked in two companies. I have experience of 1.6 years in my first company which was a very small company. They used to torture me by ...
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Please help me regarding relieving letter

I am a software engineer. I served in a company for 2.5 years but due to a lack of projects and work, I resigned. However, they forced me to stay. I had an agreement with employer too. But just ...
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Relieving formalities , suggestions for assigned tasks

I have recently put my resignation (having a good offer from another organization). I have a good reputation with employees and management of my current organization. I have been an exceptional ...
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Manager and HR trying to extend my relieving date

I have been working for the past 2.8 years in an Indian Corporate Company for some low wage. Now I got a very good offer from another company whom also supports me with good technology. So I spoke ...
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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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How do I leave a Multi-national Corporation (MNC)? [closed]

I am trying to leave an MNC because the project that I am working on is pretty much useless and I am not gaining any knowledge and other teams do not provide necessary support and also the pay is ...
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Employer asking for notice period [duplicate]

I am working for a small IT company in Chennai, India. I worked for 1.5 yrs and after that i gave 3 months notice period because its a clause in appointment letter and completed it. During my notice ...
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Issues in reducing notice period [duplicate]

I resigned at this company at the first week of February, my present company notice period is 2 months. My date of joining at the new company is March 25. I spoke to HR to relieve me early for which ...
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Will my new employer care about the resignation date in my relieving letter?

My original notice period was two months, but I told my new employer it was only one month. Based on that, I got shortlisted, attended the interview, and received an offer from them. I am now being ...
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Employer not accepting my resignation

I joined a company just 3 months ago. My marriage got arranged suddenly and I will be moving abroad with my fiance. When I notified HR of my resignation, they behaved very rude and said they will not ...
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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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I do not have the relieving letter or Experience letter from my first company in Saudi Arabia [duplicate]

I have worked 2 years on contract basis in one of the company in Saudi Arabia between 17-Dec-2011 to 17-Dec-2013. However, I have not asked my company to provide the relieving letter or experience ...