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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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? [on hold]

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 ...
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Employer wants to use my work email account after I quit, is this legal under German law? Is this a GDPR waiver?

Background info: I am leaving my current job in the next couple of weeks. (If you want to know why just check my other questions.) Germany, Junior Developer Yesterday I got a list of all the things I ...
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Working on company projects during internship

I graduated before the enddate of my internship. I have 3 weeks left until the enddate and I have been put to work on regular employee's tasks while not being paid minimum wage and my internship ...
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Sending multiple applications to many companies and leaving if I get a better opportunity

After a little Google and five pages of this site's "leaving" tag, I still don't know if this is prudent: I've already sent out several applications and have not been called in for any interviews. ...
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Is it possible to resign from a contract to hire position? [closed]

Is it possible to resign from a contract-to-hire position before the contract expires ?
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Leaving job close to major deadlines

I've been at my current position for 11 months, and have been working on a pretty big project that I was hired to complete. I haven't made as much progress as expected by my bosses (for some good ...
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Is it unethical to quit my job during company crisis? [closed]

Without going into great detail, the situation is: My contract doesn't contain explicit terms on the specifics of handling a crisis, but some crisis is to be expected and our team is responsible to ...
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Moving to a different country soon, when/how do I tell my team/manager?

Due to personal reasons beyond my control, I will be quitting my job and moving overseas this summer for an indefinite amount of time. I have been at my current job for about 6 months now, and I ...
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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 one week ...
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What's the best way to quit a job mostly because of money? [closed]

Background I changed jobs a little over one and a half years ago because I wanted a more technical role (I'm a junior SW developer now, before I was a developer using a low-code platform). I even ...
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How can I quit my job before the end of my contract after getting a warning letter?

I am currently working as an IT in a Bank. A few days ago, I got a warning letter just because of some mistakes I made. Just after receiving the warning letter, I started to feel stressed with my job. ...
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How to get a work certificate in Germany?

What can you do if you don't get a work certificate (Arbeitszeugnis) for a prolonged period of time despite reminders sent to your former employer? I didn't leave on perfect terms - my boss bullied ...
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Thinking about quitting important role at new company

I've recently switched jobs around 1 month ago. I am now in a type of company I've never worked in before, in an industry I've never worked in before, but the money was a big step up for me and the ...
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Permanent employee leaving immedialty without any notice [closed]

An year into a job role, are there any sort of complications to immediately leaving a permanent position, when in contract employee is required to give 3 months notice ?
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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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should i quit my job? (currently a full stack web dev intern) [closed]

I was recently hired as a full stack intern by a small manufacturing company with the goal of creating an eCommerce platform to allow manufacturers to network with distributors. That's great and all ...
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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 ...