Questions tagged [resignation]

For questions dealing with the voluntary parting of ways with a company. Contrast with layoff and termination. Questions can pertain to proper procedures to follow, etiquette for giving notice, or any other concerns relating to resignation. Note: questions in the style of "Should I resign..." are out of scope for Workplace.SE

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Ask For Raise / Promotion Before Leaving?

I am planning to leave my job in January. We receive raises/bonuses in December, and no matter what it is I will likely still be planning on leaving my current company. With that being said, I ...
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Employer hired me for a role wildy different to what I applied for and now I'm underworked and bored [duplicate]

I recently graduated from a well known University with a respectable degree but I haven't applied for jobs that are even remotely at my level because I severely lack confidence in my ability to ...
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Leaving a job that I just took based on false promise of a raise. What do I tell future interviewers?

I was approached to fill a position in an organisation, and during salary negotiations, I was told that they wouldn't budge on the salary because employees were expected to get a pay raise in April ...
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Asked customer for phone number. Turned out she was secret shopper and reported me to upper management

I already know it's not a good idea to date or flirt in the workplace. I work for a company that does marketing. They send me around to different stores to give out samples of products. The other ...
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Should I inform my future product owner that there is a good chance that a team member will leave the company soon?

Bob is a rather new employee that was hired as a junior to maintain some older applications (mostly SQL support, a little of front end development). Since Bob's activity does not cover 100% working ...
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Good reason for leaving current job [duplicate]

I work for a very small business and planning to quit soon. The reason being other employees are leaving as well and it's a mess to work there with minimal resources and extra workload on the left ...
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I am having long term Disablility but I can do work from home. But my employer is asking me to take VRS? [closed]

I am having long term Disablility but I can do work from home. But my employer is asking me to take VRS? What are the benefits should i ask if i take VRS? 1) Am I eligible to ask for a final ...
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How to resign before starting? [duplicate]

In the last one year I have been continuously looking for jobs, applying to many roles that suit me. Recently I landed a job offer X, and since this was the only one I accepted it, signed the contract ...
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Fired from job - left my Gmail, Stack Exchange, LinkedIn, and other personally owned accounts logged in. How do I proceed?

I left my company on bad terms yesterday. I was ordered to leave immediately, take my documents, never come back to the company, and even to never meet my boss in life outside work. The problem is ...
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Putting in 2 weeks notice, but if I leave there is no replacement; how to address this? [duplicate]

I’m feeling extremely guilty about putting in my 2 weeks with the company I currently work for and here is why. I’ve been with this company for 4 years now and it’s only been the pharmacist and ...
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Why do directors still get severance packages if they are terminated for not doing their job? [closed]

Why do CEOs or Directors get a large compensation upon termination, while employees who are caught (for example sleeping during work) get nothing? Was there an unconditional contract that allowed ...
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Asking former employer for return

It was a good job, not a cool place, but paying well. After watching many Peter Thiel videos, in which he was telling his life story mot à mot over and over, I became fond of how he just walked out ...
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Where should I draw the line on follow up questions from previous employer

I left my previous job a couple weeks ago, in very good terms with everyone there. Since then, I often get texts or phone calls from my ex-manager, asking about stuff. Some questions are benign, ...
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Degrading talk when resigning job. How to handle this?

A friend of mine works as a Nurse Practitioner and is employed under an MD in his private clinic. The MD used to be very professional and approachable at the beginning when he started practicing his ...
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Asking my current employer about the implications of leaving

I am a recent graduate who started a new job about a month and a half ago. The job ended up being different from what I expected and what I was led to believe by recruiters, and I want to find a new ...
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Are there negative repercussions from resigning without notice? [closed]

I would like to resign from my role at a multi-national corporation immediately, without notice. I’m worried, however, that this could impact my future opportunities, especially an opportunity in ...
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Is it really fair to negotiate for lesser notice period

I am switching jobs and I have a 3 months notice period at the current workplace. My future new employer wants me to join with in 45 days. I have resigned. And I am still negotiating with my current ...
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Confirming resignation after resignation letter ripped up

I have handed in my notice giving the required 1 month but my MD has asked me to reconsider. I have been asked to attend a meeting to discuss my role and new salary, hours, holiday etc to see if I am ...
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small business - incompetent coworker

Please refer to my previous question to see where I am coming from, as I don't want to make this thread too long. prev post So, now that the senior employee left the job and we are still ...
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Technical Lead/Mentor quitting, is it normal to ask for them to share my resume as well?

I work in a very small company (only 3 developers, one of which being my tech lead). I have been here for over two years now and had the fortunate experience of being mentored by a very competent ...
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I will be resigning due to an inability to finish my work, how to prevent in the future? [closed]

I have a number of projects that I am unable to finish on time. I will not be able to catch up, because I do not have the energy/focus to work more hours than I already do. Everyone at work is ...
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How should you gracefully leave a company you helped start?

I am a co-founder of a software startup in the B2B space. I am an engineer and have helped build much of our platform from the ground up. It's been 3+ years since we started doing this and we've ...
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delayed payment of raise after leaving work [closed]

I am leaving a current company and my manager notified me that i got raise starting June. My last day is August 13Th. My manager said they are late with payments but it will be backdated. Am i still ...
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Paid Adminstrative Leave [closed]

I just resigned from my job of 18 years, giving 3 weeks notice in order to tie up remaining projects - the next day I was put on paid administrative leave and locked out of emai, laptop and phone ...
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Should I tell my manager that I may leave for a different reason? [closed]

I work in a tech giant (top 100 by Forbes), I have been working there (part time, I am still a student) for 9 months and I submitted my notice as I have decided to start a master's degree. A week ...
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Coworkers frequently joke about being fired or quitting

My coworkers frequently joke about either being fired or who's going to quit next at work. They often bring up stories about predecessors who quit or got fired and why. It unfortunately seems to be ...
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Leaving small business job

I have been working for this small business for little over 2 years now. We had only 5 employees, two left last year and another one gave 2 weeks notice. She was a senior-level employee (over 15 years ...
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How to part with Colleagues

I have put in my two weeks' resignation notice effective next week Friday however, I have not told any of my colleagues I am leaving. we are seven in the office, only told my supervisor and CEO. I ...
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What is the difference between being terminated for non disciplinary reasons vs disciplinary?

Is there a difference between disciplinary versus non-disciplinary termination when applying for unemployment? I worked for my company and requested workplace accommodations. The employer denied them ...
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Talk to manager when quitting my job

I have been working as a contractor for the past two years and have a good reputation with my co-workers. I asked my manager thrice in the past about converting me to full time. He would say that he ...
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Should I transfer difficult employees to my boss or refuse to do it [closed]

So I have been with this company for over three years and got promoted recently. I have a few resources reporting to me directly who have been working for the client (through another company) way ...
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How do I quit a job without losing face? [closed]

I've ran out of work to do in a job. I'm at most a contractor in this organization. The boss says he has a problem with paying me to do nothing. There might be a little more work to do in the future ...
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Quit after 2 months, should I put job in resume?

I joined a company about two months ago. I do not mind the work but the work environment is very toxic (just found out that two people left this position in the last year). I really tried to adjust ...
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Quitting job right before probation ends

I'm a fresh grad with no job experience but have a hands on skill that I think makes me job ready. I did applied for a job, got selected, got offered a paid internship in order to access me atleast 3 ...
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Former employee who thinks they were wronged is threatening me [closed]

I hired this lady to help me start with a project in Indonesia 2 years ago. I paid her what she asked and mentioned some profit/revenue sharing schema as a bonus if things work out. She was first ...
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Pay if quitting a new job [closed]

I worked 3 days at a new job, and then I had to call in and quit, as my daughter ended ill in another city, and I went there. Do they have to pay me?
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Absconding a company after 1st day of joining

I joined a big MNC and now I have a better opportunity with better skillset with a new company (mid size). It has been just a day that I joined this multinational organization, and currently I do not ...
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Former company claiming I have their property

I just left a company and they are sending a message claiming I have a iPad of theirs that I must return or they will invoice me for the cost and deduct it from my final pay. I do not have their iPad ...
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I quit, and boss offered me 3 month “grace period” where I could still come back

There was a recent death in my family and I need more time to focus on my mental health & family, so I tried to quit my job. I had already taken a 2 month leave of absence earlier in the year and ...
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Can I resign with only compensation letter and no offer letter in hand

I have received compensation letter with compensation details from an MNC. i have not received offer letter yet. I have not received any document regarding company rules and joining date. HR has ...
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Big 4, bad internship experience [closed]

Context: This is my third software engineering internships. The previous two were mid-size company in the US. I excelled at those internship, finished my works, got praised, got reference from my past ...
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Was I subtly told to resign?

I am a junior developer, working for approximately two years at my current company. Lately things have not been great here (delayed raise, restructuring of the company, and lots of seniors leaving - ...
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My girlfriend and her colleagues are in a toxic work environment. What can I do?

What happened?: My girlfriend is a resident (medical doctor) in a large institution in Italy. She has some 7-8 other colleagues, and all of them are exploited by their superior to do all the hard ...
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What is the right approach to quit a job during probation period for a competing offer?

Two weeks ago I joined a new company and during the hiring process I used a competing offer to increase the proposed salary. Now that competing offer from the other company has increased to almost 2x ...
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Injured outside of work and worried about performance

I lost most of my fingers and feeling from my dominate hand and some from my other hand in an accidental bootleg firework show. As I'm still at the hospital recovering and thinking about my future, I'...
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How to reclaim personal item I've lent to the office without burning bridges?

We had a company issued service mobile phone to be used for emergencies and office related texts and calls. 5 months ago our supervisor's personal mobile phone got damaged and he decided to use the ...
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Should I wait until my performance review to quit? [closed]

My annual review is next week, but I intended to quit my job this week. Should I wait until the review to tell my boss or just go through with it this week? I've decided to quit mainly because of ...
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My new job is a bad fit. I want to leave after 4 months

After having been employed with a huge banking group for 10 years, I decided that I wanted to try something different within the financial industry. Four months ago I accepted the offer from this ...
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Legal view of holiday taken then owned back to the company

I have been working for a company for the last 6 years, my yearly vacation started as only 20 days, and has since moved to 25 days in the last year. I have now handed my resignation notice in, and my ...
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Boss gave me unexpected money, then asks to work extra hours 30 days after my leave notice?

I start working in this software and hardware company 2 years ago as an Android developer. There were 4 developers in the team; 3 working on the server and me. Since the very beginning it was very ...