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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 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 ...
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Informed manager about leaving, he replied with “.. have lots of expectations”. What does he mean by that? [on hold]

I accepted an offer from a company and decided to inform my Manager. Out of respect, I felt it wouldn't be a great idea to directly resign without having a word with him first. So I sent in the email ...
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No appointment letter, yet I have been asked to stay for a 3 month notice period - I want to leave in 1 month

4 months ago, I joined an organisation where there are apparently no policies. They haven't given me the appointment letter. They have hired me for a program management role, but they have made me ...
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Clearance and prior termination

Here’s my situation: I briefly left software work for another career in academia and am looking to return to software work. The company I have an offer from requires me to get a public trust clearance ...
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How to tell company that you will be leaving after one day of joining a remote unpaid internship

I started working as a remote(work-from-home) intern at a very young startup. The internship is for 3 months and I just learned I will have to attend a 3-hour meeting every night. For every meeting ...
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Fast tracked pay points - now asked to pay it back as it was the condition of the contract

I don’t know if I’m in the wrong or my company is right in asking for this? But about a year ago a new contract was introduced that would make you jump pay points based on completing a portfolio (not ...
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Can a Probationary employee resign

In 3 months my contract will be over and, now the HR are asking for those who would like to resign to submit their letter but, the things is it says there in the Memo that only employees with regular ...
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How can I communicate my desire to leave my relative's company, yesterday?

I work in a company, solely owned by my relative, on a part time basis, as a programmer. I wanted to leave the company a long time ago to concentrate on my own business, but was unable to do so until ...
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Should I quit the job because of misunderstanding with friend

Friend of mine was assigned a task to explore commercial possibilities in a completely new market for the company. There was no real in-house expertise in this market and he was the only guy who had ...
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Resigning while in Probationary Period [closed]

I'm from Philippines. I would like to ask if those under probationary period should give 30 days notice before resigning? I have checked my contract and it says that 'to give 30 days notice to those ...
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Handing notice letter weeks after verbal notice

In December 2018, my boss and I have talked about the company’s situation (it still has issues), so he asked me if I’m planning to continue working here. I said no and that I have to go. He then asked ...
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Employer requested notice period longer than new company can wait

While at my current company (Old Company) I accepted a job offer as I was leaving on a three-week holiday. I told the new company (New Company) I would resign the day I returned to work, and complete ...
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My previous employer made me leave my job, afterwards called it termination/expulsion and my salary is still not paid [closed]

Time line of events : December : Joined A startup as a team lead. January : Got paid late for December month salary at 10th January instead of last payment date 15th. Got paid in half and another ...
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Is it okay to mention my work experience? [closed]

I graduated from college with a bachelor's degree on Information Technology last May 2018. I wasn't a talented programmer during my college years but I was able to provide necessary output during ...
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How do I make amends and go about apologizing to former manager(s) after being dismissed for gross misconduct?

I was fired for gross misconduct , and want to apologize to my former mangers as I didn't see them at all during my last days at the company. Should i ring/message them to ask to meet face to face to ...
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Employer has offered a promotion and training, but I am planning on leaving in 8 months - should I take? [duplicate]

I have been working at this company for almost a year now, and I have been offered a promotion and training to go with. My old job here will be cut, that is part of the reason why I have been offered ...
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New manager is a jerk - is it OK to quit without providing a reason?

Imagine you work in a large company, and have had a great time. After quite some time working with said large company, the manager which hired you - an inspiring, warm, and empowering person - was ...
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Company 'expecting' me to take a month unpaid leave after resignation

I recently resigned with my current company, following both the corresponding laws and the company handbook. Legally they still have to keep/pay me for a month, as that is what my contract (Permanent/'...
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Should I inform the current employer that I am about to resign within 1-2 weeks since I have signed the offer letter and waiting for visa?

I have signed the offer letter from a company based in UAE (United Arab Emirates) and have sent them my documents for visa process since they are sponsoring. Now, I am confused that whether I should ...
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Should I return my bonus after resigning?

Situation: Awaiting final offer from another job before I hand in my resignation to my current job. I just received a bonus from my boss (to be paid tomorrow). Dilemma: Should I give the bonus back ...
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Why fire an employee who is resigning?

If an employee tells their manager about plans to leave the company at a certain date or even hand in their resignation with a longer notice than required by the contract, there is the possibility ...
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How appropriate is it to ask for a raise while possibly quitting the job soon?

Context : I work in two companies, and I'm thinking about leaving the first one to have more time to focus on learning new technologies and a new language for the foreign country I'm planning to live ...
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How to resign when I can't access the designated portal to submit it HR says I have to?

I'm out on holiday outside the country at the moment and don't have access to my company laptop. I contacted HR to resign and was told my resignation has to be put through a designated company portal. ...
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Do I tell a current employer I am considering leaving even though I am just casually talking to a previous employer and have nothing in writing? [duplicate]

TLDR; I feel disrespected in my current job, but made a promise to the manager I would tell him if I was thinking about leaving. A manager from my last job verbally promised my old job back, but I do ...
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If an employee has a contractual pay increase is it payable after they have left [closed]

Employees have a contractual term that their salary will match whatever inflationary increases are agreed from a a particualr national payscale body. This normally takes effect in April each year. ...
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Resigning employee won't turn over completely / properly

What can I do if the employee I'm replacing refuses (in a discreet way) to turn over knowledge and instead gives it to my would be subordinate? I have been recently promoted earlier this year to ...
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How to resign smoothly after having made promises during interviews [closed]

When I was interviewing, I was very excited to join this company. My resume tells I am a job hopper, they told me why should we hire you? I convinced them, but I explained why I want to change ...
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My Lead is blocking my growth, what should i do?

I am working as a software engineer in an Indian Software company. For the past 1 year, I have been working on an in-house chat application used within the organization. Some Points I noticed:- ...
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2answers
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Give extended notice period even if only bank staff? [closed]

I have recently handed in my notice at work. I was told by my manager that I was on a contract so we agreed for 4 weeks notice, but I have discovered that I am only bank staff. Do I still have to ...
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I have an upcoming performance review but I'm planning to leave work within a couple months [duplicate]

I don't enjoy the work with my current employer and I'm planning to leave within the next couple months. I'd like to start doing some freelance work and travel. The people at my current workplace ...
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Management Not Responding To My Resignation

I have been working in a Software company and I have a bond there for 2 years. I have already served for 1 year 8 months. Unfortunately I'm now having some health issues and wanted to discontinue my ...
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New job started and 3 weeks after received another offer

I am struggling with this situation, I am from Australia, specifically Sydney, end of October I started a job but I had to relocate in Brisbane, I left my wife in Sydney because she has a stable job ...
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How should I clean up, before I quit my job [closed]

Recently I just started a new job and decided to quit soon after realizing it does not fit me. The only thing I concern about is that, while I was working I was talking to people on a website where ...
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How to deal with effort not being recognised?

I'm in the 4rth month of my compulsory, military service at the rank of Private. I'm knowledgeable and (un)lucky enough to be enlisted in the IT - Research Corps, so my military life so far has been ...
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Should I tell my workplace that I’m thinking of quitting? [duplicate]

The long and short of it is that my workplace is chaotic and mismanaged. I have made numerous attempts to fix issues but I’m always blocked by someone more senior than me. It’s very stressful and I’m ...
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Resign effective immediatly after retraction [closed]

Retracted resignation after counter offer and now l realise its a mistake, how do l resign effective immediately? Can my employer charge me for replacement? I am based in New Zealand.
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How to get rid of guilty, sad feeling after resigning and taking back resignation 3 days later? [closed]

I resigned from my company a week back as I got an opportunity from a company in Munich, Germany without doing much research about Munich and the Company where I am applying. But two days later I ...
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How should I write my resignation for my situation and should I have a few job opportunities in mind before I turn in my week's notice?

I've been working with this small interior design firm (although "contractor" would be more accurate) for a total of 10 days, but I can already tell that I won't enjoy being in this line of work for ...
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Started a new job and already feel like quitting, but I have a 6 month probation period [duplicate]

So I've been working for this interior design company for a week and a half, under the impression that I would be sourcing clients in sales rather than being a interior designer-in-training. And now ...
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Most of team formed clique and I want to leave the team. What should I tell my manager if I resign?

Over the last 5 or 6 months new members have joined our fairly small team in a large company. Previously there were just two of us on the team. Everyone on the team gets along pretty well. Personally ...
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What benefits are there in signing a non-compete after resigning, with no formal contract of employment?

I'm currently leaving a company but they want me to sign a non-compete before leaving. I don't have any formal contract with the company nor anywhere did I sign that I would commit myself to it. Is ...
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Wanting to acknowledge a co-worker in my resignation letter

My co-worker has been the biggest help to me in the past few years I'm in the company. His capabilities are far above the senior employees (there are solid proofs to this). Although we've never ...
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Should I speak up to my managers boss? [closed]

I work in medical admin I was recently a small part of a project that made me crazy for so many reasons. In light of recent events I'm now reconsider staying at my current company. My tiny part was ...
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Is it unprofessional to resign from a contracting company without notice?

I work for a contracting company in a contract-to-hire position where I have almost no contact with the contracting company- I send them time cards, and they send me checks. Today I was offered a ...
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Resigning from a job within months of starting [duplicate]

I have 4+ years of experience in the software industry. At my first job, I stayed for around 3.1 years I left my second job within a year (i.e in 9 months.) I left because I was not happy with the ...
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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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Declining full-time offer during co-op

I am currently in a co-op position at company A during my current school year. This co-op is scheduled to end in the Spring, and I have received an offer from company A for full-time permanent ...
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Telling your boss you're leaving due to loss of faith in the company [duplicate]

I work for a small team. There are only 26 total employees. In the past year I'd taken on major management responsibilities and put in a huge amount of overtime.This gave me the impression that it was ...
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How to quit my job while not burning the bridge? [duplicate]

I received a job offer today that comes with a substantial raise in pay, as well as title and responsibilities. I originally applied for the position assuming I would never get it (they were looking ...
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Politics and promotion after angering now-retiring senior employee [closed]

TL;DR My superiors told me I'm the best candidate for a promotion, but someone else is being officially considered with higher favor due to me offending the person who is resigning (and opening up ...