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Questions tagged [resignation]

For questions dealing with the voluntary parting of ways with a company. 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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Is it possible to resign from a contract to hire position? [on hold]

Is it possible to resign from a contract-to-hire position before the contract expires ?
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How to quit a job I have been staying for a week? [duplicate]

I am currently a sports analyst I accepted this job because I love sports, and well when I took the entrance exam I passed it and I was surprised because I am not really good in math. Now 1 week from ...
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When is best to give notice in this scenario? [closed]

My company grad scheme requires that if you leave within the first year you have to pay them back any bonuses you’ve received. This is a few thousand for me. They also require a months notice period....
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Should one explicitly say they are open to a counter-offer upon quitting?

I have a job that involves too much travelling for my work-life balance. I have discussed it many times with my manager, got a lot of promises, but there has been no long term improvement. I have ...
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Unhappy at work, should I hand in my resignation? [closed]

I am in the process of moving jobs, where I have a conditional offer subject to background checks, where one of the main reasons why I have decided to leave is from not being valued at work. Without ...
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Avoiding dual employment via loss-of-pay payment

To give a perspective of my problems - I started my career as a fresher engineer in October 2013 in a Global IT giant in India (Company-A) but due to location issues, on 14th of January 2014 I sent ...
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Lost motivation upon leaving

About to leave, and have now lost motivation to go above and beyond at my current firm, rather just focusing on my core duties and that's it. One of the main reasons why I have decided to leave is ...
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Notifying employer of job offer

I have accepted a conditional job offer (subject to background checks) and am yet to tell my current employers. The plan is to wait until the offer is firm before handing my resignation and breaking ...
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Lack of scope for growth, what should I say if I'm to resign after one month of joining?

I work as Software Project Manager, I was working in Big company (let's call it X) managing projects with around 10-15 SW developers working on them. I got contacted by a Head Hunter from another ...
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How to quit a job with no notice period due to back pain?

I need to quit a seasonal job at a large big box hardware store because of many reasons, one of which is back pain. This job often has me lifting heavy objects. Either through poor form or ...
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Ex-manager wants to stay in touch, I don't want to

I just left my first job out of college after working there 3 years. The reason I left is because I did not believe that my manager was treating me well. I now have a new job and am happy with it. ...
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Is it a breach of confidentiality for a UK manager to tell others of my resignation?

I resigned in writing from my position yesterday afternoon and have been working away from the office and my colleagues today. I received a message today from a colleague saying they are sorry to hear ...
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How to handle using accrued paid time strategically off when changing jobs

The company I am currently employed with does not offer a payout for unused vacation time; any unused time is forfeited upon my leave. That being said, what I would like to do is give my notice to my ...
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Communicating to employer that commitment-/retention-agreement is legally void

Background: I´m located in Germany. Four years ago, I started a master program next to work which ended two years ago. The cost for the program was $50k of which I paid half, and the other half was ...
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How to talk to new company HR about my notice period

I am in mess regarding my 2 months of notice period in my current company. I am looking for change and I don't want to resign before getting new job. After applying on new jobs when I get call of HR,...
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Can my employer ask me to change the date of my resignation letter? [closed]

My employer requires two weeks notice to resign. I handed in my letter on Monday, April 8th, with an effective date of Friday, April 19th, which happens to fall on a stat holiday. HR is telling me I ...
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Applying for a different job in the company I've handed in my notice to?

I've been employed in a UX position and I found out that this wasn't for me and I am pursuing work that is more front-end and coding-related. So i handed in my notice at the company, since I became ...
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Turned in my notice last week, now GM wants me to sign a “Voluntary Termination Report”

I'm leaving my current job, and they want me to sign a form confirming I am leaving of my own volition. I've never been asked to do this before. Background: I work at a franchised branch of an ...
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Contemplating leaving job, but a trip is in the works. Is it professional for me to resign? [closed]

Just now a months long business travel is in the works (due next month) but I really want to leave before this happens, will it be decent and professional for me to send my resignation now? Or should ...
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Leaving a job and asking for references

I am a recent graduate from college and have been employed at my current job for 8 months and it unfortunately is not a good fit. After having a very negative performance review from my manager in ...
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How to make sure that relieving process is smooth for me?

I resigned from my job 3 weeks back. The resignation was a verbal one and upon asking my manager, if any written communication is needed? My manager asked me not to put up any mail as management ...
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Best approach to present a resignation at workplace [closed]

Useful notes: It might seem like asking for an advice but the decision has been already taken. It would be appreciated to let me know how to put my resignation without hurting the director as I would ...
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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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Quitting during extended probation period

If I worked a 6 month probationary period and then it got extended for another 3 months and my original notice period during my first 6 months was 1 week, do I still only have to give 1 weeks notice ...
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Resigning due to medical reasons and a break to train for new job

I am asking this on a throwaway account, since I have not notified anyone of my decision, and am somewhat cautious about posting here. I am planning on leaving the current workplace in the near ...
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How do I tell my boss that I'm quitting soon, especially given that a colleague just left this week [duplicate]

I was offered a much better job position at another company and I accepted it. This doesn't imply a problem per se, but my current company is rather small and another worker, who was on the same team ...
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When to inform my manager that I want to leave in one year from now? [duplicate]

I have been working in this company for the past 3 years. This is my first job, I started it as an intern while I was studying for faculty. I was then hired as Software Junior, and this year I was ...
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Made mistake leaving company and wish to return. Will taking a job with competitor whilst I wait for next opening reflect negatively?

Without going into too many details, I left company A due to bullying and harassment issues. I decided to try something different with company B. However this didn't work out as well as I hoped and I ...
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I’m resigning from my job in the middle of a large time sensitive project. How much time should I give?

The reason I’m resigning essentially comes down to the fact that I’m moving across the country in less than two months, and also that the nature of the position has changed significantly in the year I’...
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Can I change my notice period while on maternity leave?

I have told my current employer that at the end of my maternity leave (June 1st) I will not be returning to work. They have sent me an official acceptance of resignation letter. I have now been ...
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How to go through resigning when I'm the only developer in the company? [duplicate]

I've been with this company for 2 years now and I'm the only developer. In that 2 years I've developed 1 web application and 1 mobile app. Now I am being given new task but I'm already planning to ...
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Is it unprofessional to resign again after accepting a counter-offer?

3 months ago I resigned from my current position because I got a better package at a similar-level organization. By similar-level organization, I mean that they have around the same revenue, employees,...
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Feeling guilty due to looking for job while still receiving training?

I've started my first job for 4 months and it is going well, there are quite good training in my company as this is a junior position. My mentor is fairly patient, responsible and provided a lot of ...
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HR not providing relieving letter and salary slips [duplicate]

I have worked for a company. Later on I've discussed with my manager about my resignation, and then I have resigned. Since they did not have the internal portal to get the salary slips, HR was ...
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Forced resignation/sexual + religous harassment + injury [closed]

I applied and got a job around Thanksgiving, but I turned down the offer. The company gave my resume to a manager from a different company anyway. I was contacted a week before Christmas of 2018 ...
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HR asked me about what I think about my colleagues when I'm resigning [duplicate]

I am leaving the company for another opportunity as I am quite dissatisfied about the behaviors of some colleagues. HR specifically asked me what I think about other people in my team in a meeting ...
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I'm resigning after only a few months due to issues with my supervisor. Other colleagues are questioning why. Should I tell them the truth? [closed]

As per the title, I had a really tough time working with my boss and have issues with them. Both personally and professionally. Thus, I have decided to resign after only working a few months here ...
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How do you leave a job with a three month notice period?

I've just accepted a job as a senior developer. In my contract it says that my notice period is three months. In the past I've always had 4 weeks or one month, which is standard for office jobs in ...
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How can I gracefully leave a company I just joined if I receive an offer letter from another company I interviewed at? [duplicate]

Sorry for the clumsy title, I'm not sure what's the best way to rephrase this. And sorry in advance for the wall of text, I just feel like without the proper background this will not be a solid ...
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Giving notice on a Friday or Monday [duplicate]

I work as a software engineer in the US and planned to give notice this Friday because we get our bonuses that day and I don't want to give them the chance to fire me beforehand. Friday ended up ...
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Leaving first career job after 2 years of experience without any offer in hand and take a break of 3 months

I am 25 years old with 24 months of experience as a software developer in a startup. I took this role rejecting all other good paying jobs due to awesome projects. But now I feel my current role is ...
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Leaving in the midst of a project

I am a fresh masters graduate (graduated Dec 2018) who’s in the midst of a job hunt. My supervisor at the university asked me to extend my thesis research and publish another paper after my graduation....
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Taking headphones when quitting job

I have put in my notice to my current employer and am about to start new employment pretty soon (I am in the IT field). I was given a tee shirt, a coffee mug, some stationery items, and a pair of ...
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What downsides might there be in resigning before the end of my contract?

I'm currently working at an startup, which is the first company I've joined since the start of my career. This startup is co-founded by one of my friends (who became my housemate) and I was invited to ...
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How early should I disclose potential medical problems for a future internship?

I'm currently a Junior in College studying applied mathematics, and 4-5 months ago received an offer to intern as a data analyst at a medium sized company that I am very interested in. When they ...
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Handle resignation properly when reporting to two managers

At my workplace, the organization is based on 2 levels: on-site, and company as a whole. This situation involves me, manager Bob and manager Steve. If we take into account the global employee ...
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Choosing between a counter-offer and an already signed offer of employment

I have recently signed and accepted an offer of employment from another company that I applied for a role in. When I informed my current company of my intended resignation, they counter-offered with a ...
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Accept a position at a different company while keeping my old job as a fallback

I have three months leave that I want to use in order to take a job at another firm. I want to use my leave to keep my current job in case the new one doesn't work out. Is this the correct way to ...
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Putting in longer Resignation notice than legally required good or a bad idea? [duplicate]

Where I am located, I am required to give my employer written notice of my resignation 2 weeks prior to my declared termination date. However, I have a great relationship with my boss and I have an ...
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Is it unprofessional to inform/hand in my resignation to my level 2 manager instead of my immediate manager?

I'm more comfortable with my level 2 manager as he's more friendly and understanding than my immediate manager who's cold and serious most of the time. I'm afraid I'll get a huge blow back from my ...