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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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Emailed resignation letter on Monday, no response?

I work for an entry level billing company. I've been here a little over 2 years and found a better job opportunity elsewhere. I emailed my resignation letter Monday, it stated in the subject line &...
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Company trying to move my finishing date forward

I work for a small startup as a permanent employee. I have been there for over a year and thus am only required to give 1 months notice. Earlier this year I made the decision with my wife to relocate ...
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Probation period over, and I am planning to quit

Country: India My probation period when joining the office was 6 months. I am working under the same notice for 7th month now. Which I am planning to quit. Does the shortest notice period of one month ...
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Date of Exit is updated as Sunday in my experience letter

I was worked in a MNC as a contractor through a Consultancy through Consultancy pay roll which means I worked as Employee under the consultancy. I had PF from them. In 2023, I'm moved as Full time ...
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Overworked as Part-Time Contractor; Considering Exiting Before Starting Full-Time

I have been brought on a team as a remote part-time contractor. Everyone is under high stress. I had a good working relationship with people on the team before, so I signed a full-time offer on the ...
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Can an employee be made to pay back training costs when resigning from the company?

(United Kingdom) I have worked for this company for the last 6 months and was enrolled onto a level 4 course within my first week of work. I did not ask to join this training course and was told I had ...
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Can I negotiate garden leave with my tech boss?

My European employer is undergoing a transformation. During this process I attempted to negotiate which team I got and then my line manager dropped a bomb about him not being satisfied with my ...
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Give 2 week notice before or after a weeklong company team building retreat?

I have signed a written offer and cleared the background check. A weeklong company team building retreat is scheduled in two weeks. Should I give my two week notice before the retreat or after I come ...
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Leaving a career job shortly after (6 to 18 months) for a phd

TL DR; Accepted a job and a few months in I am considering applying for a PhD because it's the best move in my career as I like that path plus I am from a really poor country and I am currently ...
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Is it illegal for an employer to falsify a resignation letter after being fired?

I am looking for some advice with a recent problem I have come across with my ex manager/employer. I was recently fired from my position by my store manager at the time due to a lot of issues we were ...
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Did my area manager breach my privacy by telling my managers I’m resigning before I submitted my formal notice?

I went and interviewed with another company and received an offer of employment. Now, I wasn’t actually sure if I was going to accept the offer for a few different reasons, but I was weighing up my ...
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How do I get rehired if my contract was terminated because of breach of confidentiality

Hi I'm 20 year old uni student and have been working as a receptionist at a student accommodation for about 2 years. This week, I was immediately fired from my job as they've said I have breach of ...
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Am I required to go into an employer to manage banking for pay they owe me after I no longer work for them?

I have been doing the run/call around all week to chase down my paycheck that my previous employer owes me...Checked everything on my end, called the bank to see if it maybe bounced (it didn't)... ...
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can a manager ask me to find someone to cover shifts AFTER I quit?

I put in my two weeks at my (food service) job because I'm going to be moving soon. I got an email back from my manager telling me I need to find people to cover my shift times for the week AFTER I ...
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Does it have a bad impact on my resume if I quit my first job after 3 months? [duplicate]

I have just received a job offer from Meta for an AI engineer position, but my goal is becoming an AI researcher in Google, so I would like to keep applying for new positions in Google while I am ...
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Can I request to be rehirable upon approval? [closed]

I am planning to resign in my company and join a new one, however the training in new company is so early and it is an opportunity I don't want to miss. Hence, I am planning to do an immediate ...
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Resigning while on Sick Leave

I live in Canada and have been on sick leave for 4 months. My leave will come to an end in one month. I understand that a member of my team has been filling in as an interim director in my absence. I ...
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Not getting my PTO paid even though I gave proper notice [closed]

Two days after I was approved for a weeks vacation I got a job offer, which I accepted. On the first day of my vacation I gave my boss my two weeks notice and emailed my resignation letter, because ...
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HR is contacting me months after being terminated

Several months ago I was terminated without cause. To my knowledge there was no specific incident though they probably could tell how strongly I disliked the workplace. Recently someone from HR called ...
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How do I jump ship? [duplicate]

I've received a new job offer a week ago which I've accepted with an email message, I was then asked to give an admission date so they could write it down on the contract. I gave them a date but now ...
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How to tell your employers that you want to quit (very) early for a better opportunity?

I love doing research. I applied to some universities for MRes (because I only have 3-yr bachelor's degree) and could not get any scholarship. Since I couldn't afford a MRes program, I decided to ...
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Is having 0 motivation and 10% work performance and not resigning OK? [closed]

I entered a company last month and I have 5 years of previous experience in that area. But there is a 4 year gap before entering this company. They give me 2 projects and said, work on these. They ...
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Can my boss sue me for handing in my notice

I handed in my notice and the reason for resignation was I felt bullied in the work place. I stated in the notice that I felt bullied and explained all of the work that I do and how much slack I pick ...
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Gave 60 days notice, boss said to leave before Christmas (UK)

I gave my 60 days notice today but asked if it can just be 30 days notice so that I can start my new job in early Jan. My CEO said that's fine and has basically said for HR to terminate my contract in ...
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Employer asking to take leave in notice [closed]

What if old employer not accepting resignation and when employee not able to serve notice due to medical and family issues, what if employer without acknowledgement of resignation and asking to take ...
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Negotiated conditions not met after taking back resignation

I recently received a lucrative offer from a company. But after negotiations my current employer agreed on letting me do Work from Home for 6 months. I agreed and took back my resignation. We ...
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Do I need to resign to ask for a Letter of Recommendation?

Is it possible to ask for LOR in December and resign in February? I am applying for Masters and I need to attach 2 LOR's to submit my university application. But the notice period in my company is 6 ...
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Company is making my position redundant due to cost cutting but asking me to send email for resignation

I was communicated over call with HR and senior manager that due to low business activity some positions are going to be made redundant and I am one of them. They communicated this over call and there ...
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Resignation vs Termination

I recently was told by my supervisor to hand in my resignation or get fired after my 6-month probation with a bad report. The last statement really took me aback, because it sounded more like a threat....
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How to quit an unsatisfying job?

As mentioned in the title, I'm currently in a job that doesn't satisfy my expectations. I'm working as a systems engineer in a renowned private hospital group. I have a lot of experience in web ...
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Starting a new job but continuing on Maternity leave from the first one

Can you start a new job while staying on maternity leave? The new job is remote. I am considering keeping both jobs, but the remote one won't wait. I can be on leave until mid-January Because I had a ...
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Seeking suggestions how to explain why seeking new work without criticizing current employer

I know seeking a new challenge or the job is not challenging enough. Real reasons for leaving I can't tell to any interviewer, sigh. It's really been a situation where it's challenging to do enough to ...
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I resigned and took another position in the same organization. Was called insubordinate

I am a school employee and was given notice of involuntary transfer to another building. I replied that I would be resigning and substituting instead. I did so the following day, with my resignation ...
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What should I do if I am strongly burned out at work, but resigning now would cause problems for my coworkers and burn bridges?

I am mostly able to do my tasks for now, but my performance has suffered significantly and I really want to leave, even if it means having no job for a while. I fear I might freeze up eventually and ...
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Not paid agreed money for training after quitting position

I was employed for a very short time for a part-time job which has paid training. I did 8 hours over a week, I realised it wasn't really working out for me as I disagreed with the practices there. I ...
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I had a misunderstanding with my boss

Since my schedule the past two years hasn't been the ideal, I've only worked three hours on Sundays. However, recently, I asked for additional hours, and they offered me more. Then, last week, I had a ...
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Notice period with vacation in the middle

I just accepted a job offer. My start date is Oct 9th (non-negotiable), which gives me 3 weeks from now. My notice period at my current job is 2 weeks. First problem, I have a big family vacation/...
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Current employer is putting last-minute conditions on shorter notice period

Context I work in the UK, my line manager is in France, but department head is in the UK. I've worked in the same role for 12 years. My line manager has been in his role for three months, with the ...
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DO we all quit at the same time and ruin our corporation? [closed]

My colleagues and I are very dissatisfied with our pay as software developers, we at first talked about quiet quitting, we quiet quit, but as of later they have been trying to force us to do overtime, ...
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resignation under acute mental health episode [closed]

A close relative in the UK resigned from his job while going through an acute mental health episode. Employer accepted his resignation, and he was put on garden leave until this coming Sep 14. In the ...
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Can a company call me back from a garden leave?

I have recently resigned from my job and the company decided to put me on a garden leave. No problem with that. However after a few days they realised that they may do with a handover of some of my ...
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DSE chair rights [closed]

can I keep a chair that was made specifically for me at my previous job, the chair is at my home address and is over 7 years old
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Should I take all my notes code from my actual job after leaving or should I help them after leaving?

Right now I am working as an intern in a unit of a non-profit foundation. I am faced with an ethical dilemma, which is that I have been given the opportunity to start working as a biostatistician, ...
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Is it okay to be fired for telling coworkers/new hires you're leaving with no rules against it being stated?

I was just fired today from a job for telling a coworker and a new hire that this would be my final week at the company. I have not been working there long and I didn't particularly enjoy the job, ...
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Redundancy Query

I work as a night carer one night per week looking after 2 residents. One resident ended up very ill in hospital for a few weeks and the other was too high dependency for the care setting -she also ...
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I plan on taking legal action against the CEO, what should I do at the workplace in the meantime? [closed]

I believe the CEO at my company has acted in a highly unethical and possibly illegal manner. I directly confronted the CEO about it and he continued to lie and deflect. I am contacting a lawyer about ...
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CEO unexpectedly resigns [closed]

We just have learned that the our CEO (I work in the large internet cache optimization company - CDN) has unexpectedly stepped down. Even his direct reports did not know about it. How bad can it be? I ...
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Quitting in probation period

I am currently in a probation period at work. I want to quit as it’s harming my mental health. I have to provide 3 months notice if I hand in my notice during the probation period. However they can ...
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Do I owe my company "fair warning" about issues that won't be solved, before giving notice?

I'm miserable at my first programming job (small company) due to a very long list of workflow and management issues. These issues cause me a great deal of stress, to the point of feeling physically ...
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Rejoining after 1 year of gap in Software industry in India

One year ago I took a voluntary resignation out of a product based company. I wanted to explore government job opportunities, but couldn't succeed. I wanted to rejoin IT industry, but not sure about ...
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