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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My boss wants me to inform him if I'm going to resign [duplicate]

My boss expects me to let him know if I plan to quit. He told me some time ago. So, the company that I work for is a small buisness and my workforce is not easy to replace.The hiring process could ...
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How to tell my current employer that I'm leaving?

I have a new job proposal (Software Dev)that just got formal today, they wanted me to start next monday but I asked them to give me a few days, until Wendseday, to talk to my current employer about ...
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Is it wise to leave in my current situation? [closed]

I am going back to university for a part time masters in computer science, with hopes of moving to the software field. My initial plan was to study in my own time while working and studying part-time, ...
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Career impact of leaving PhD

I have an engineering MS, I'm considering continuing onto a PhD but I am not completely sure about my desire to enter into academics. I'm thinking about giving the PhD a strong shot/effort for a year ...
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Should I ask if I'm going to be terminated?

I'm a new hire, around 3 months into this new software company, sadly right after the COVID strikes, I have been a full remote worker since going to the office is not an option. So I have very minimal ...
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Does my company own my phone number?

My company does not provides phones or phone numbers as most of our meetings are held over teleconferencing tools (e.g. google hangout, zoom, etc.) but they do require us to list a phone number as ...
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New job is not challenging, what to do?

I resigned/quit 3 days ago from a company, after having worked there for 6 months, as it was firing people and about to shut down. I got a new job but now I feel as though the new job is not ...
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Should my line manager know why my colleague left?

I work in a small software team in the UK (so UK law applies here). I was recently informed that my colleague of over 10 years was leaving this week. Things have been 'unpleasant' since our company ...
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Is it worth continuing the search for my first job if there's the possibility I'd leave it in less than 6 months to study abroad?

Biting the bullet, so I thought I'd ask here (first time). I feel like I'm quite the overthinker. I still want to get my first job, but I'm currently less than 6 months in on a potential flight to ...
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Should I answer responses to goodbye email

I wrote a formal good-bye email after quitting my job. I received some answers via Slack which lead to small talks, which is fine. However, some answer with their good-byes in the email thread. Is it ...
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What date for resignation?

I work for a school district (office staff), my last duty day for the school year was June 9th. We received notice this morning that we have to move (my husband is military and has to report to a new ...
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I wanna leave my new 2-month old job. What valid reasons can I give to the interviewers?

I work as a Software Engineer (programmer), kinda in a senior level but not in paper, like I still have a senior or supervisor. There were multiple companies which got interested in me and they didn'...
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How can you say you don't trust your current employer's counteroffer?

Is there a polite way to say that you are leaving work because you don't trust your current employer will follow through with the counteroffer received, that will also not "burn bridges" with the ...
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Software company I contract for is unreponsive to my requests for feedback

I work remotely as a software engineering contractor. I believe, and have been told, that I made valuable contributions during my time with the company. However my work for the past three months ...
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How to decline a summer job (after a successful internship) that doesn't align with my career plans?

I’m a photography major, and this past semester I was fulfilling my internship requirement at an art museum. Due to the COVID-19 situation, the museum was forced to shut down, and my position in the ...
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How can I deal with a manager who keeps insisting to stay with no clear offer after I have already accepted another company offer?

Summary I was dissatisfied with my job and accepted an offer elsewhere. Now my boss keeps insisting I stay, and enlists others to try and convince me. How do I deal professionally with this? Context A ...
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What should I do if I have sensed my guy wants to quit and I don't intend to keep him too? [closed]

There are signs that someone has plan to quit, e.g. suddenly calls in sick from time to time, frequently take "secretive" calls, avoids social interactions with co-workers, less engaged than they used ...
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Is it necessary to give notice while furloughed?

I live in New Jersey (an at will state in the U.S.) and I am currently furloughed. There may be a job offer underway and I was wondering if I would have to give current employer a two week notice. I ...
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Should I resign from a committee after politically motivated criticism? [closed]

I serve on the committee of a small NGO which is fairly active in our local area, after being nominated and elected to membership about a year ago. My nomination was due to work that I was doing ...
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Should I leave my job and kill the company? [closed]

I have been in a company for 3 years. I was the first developer, which gave me the title of CTO. I have been interested in the company’s capitals. We made our business grow, we raised some funds and ...
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Working for a friend with very low salary

I am working in my friends company (we are not super close, not like best friends, but still in good standings) and my current salary there is at least 3 times lower than i get constantly offered in ...
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Should I quit my current job, which I will be fired from soon, this week to prepare for an interview I have next week?

I have a bit of dilemma that I was hoping you guys could help with. I have 1 month left of my probation period at my first job after leaving university, for various reasons I do not think I will pass. ...
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What is the best practice when switching jobs

I recently accepted a job offer (a week ago) while I still had two other interviews that were in the last stages of getting me hired. Because I needed a job badly, I accepted the first offer that ...
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Started a new job, but with the COVID situation I am simply too depressed to work. What should I do? [closed]

I lost my job a few weeks ago due to the virus. I was able to pick up a new one 3 weeks later, but I'm honestly just too depressed (with all the COVID stuff and isolation) to work. It's work-from-home ...
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Can I still get paid after quiting first shift? [closed]

I lost my old job due to COVID. They had advised us to apply at a particular chain of grocery stores. I did the online application and had a very brief phone call with a recruiter. I received an email ...
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Can an employer use discretion for furlough?

I left my job on 15/02/2020 (last payment date 25/02/2020) due to bullying which lead me to a nervous breakdown. Due to the state of my mental health this was something I decided on quite quickly and ...
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Notice period while on furlough

as I have decided to move back home at the beginning of June, I wondered if it was possible for me to handle the 4 weeks notice by 1st May and keep going till may 31st as furloughed? I assume the ...
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Employer asking for lengthy handover which was already done [closed]

I worked at Old Company(name made up; 3 people from different fields) where they take projects from third party companies to develop products. I was the most senior employee in my field and I had to ...
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How to quit your job in germany [duplicate]

I work in Germany at a tech company, a couple of months ago my boss decided I don't do well and gave me an improvement plan where they can fire me if I don't do better after some time. This decision ...
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I resigned abruptly within 5 months of joining..will it affect my future employment?

I am thinking of doing an MBA but i am unsure as to whether it will affect my future employment? How can I minimise the risks of this hurting my future career prospects?
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Employer asks me to sign document after resigning [closed]

I live in the UK and have recently resigned from my job. My employer is now asking me to sign a document, which basically says that I will not sue them, have no claims against them and also reconfirms ...
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Will my UK employer continue to pay me under furlough during my notice period?

If I resign now and give 4 weeks notice will my current employer still pay me under the furlough scheme? I would be starting my new job in May as an NHS call handler.
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Am I eligible to be placed on furlough after resigning?

I work for a small company in the UK. I had found another job and handed in my 4 weeks written notice, then coronavirus wreaked havoc with the British economy and my job offer was retracted (It was ...
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My current company agreed to take me back after I had another offer rescinded. Is it acceptable to start applying again immediately?

I've been with my current company (Company A) for about a year and 4 months. A couple of months back I decided to start applying for new opportunities due to issues with my pay and personal growth. ...
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Reinstating a Terminated Employee

Can an employer terminate an employee or ask him to resign as an apparent disciplinary action with a hidden intention to reinstate him by overturning their termination or resignation afterwards before ...
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Quit within 3 months of Joining

I worked for an MNC till about 3 months back. I was offered a position in a local company with a higher position / marginally higher salary and was recruited for a high profile Project. I joined this ...
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Quitted last job because general delay in payment and the debt increased over time; it's been a year and situation hasn't changed, what should I do?

I worked for two years and a half in a not so well-payed job, which was my first formal one. They helped me a lot to grow as an employee, so the payment wasn't that much of a deal; besides, they also ...
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Which party should I notify first when leaving a contract job through a staffing agency?

I am currently on a contract job through a staffing agency, where the staffing agency is my legal employer and I'm on a contract with my job site. I've secured another job offer and will take it. ...
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Signing a new employment contract

Can a new employer insist on me signing a new employment contract while still working out my notice period with my current employer? I have a 2 month notice period so technically my current contract ...
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I'm about to get a raise. Should i refuse it if I'm now thinking to resign? [duplicate]

I'm a software engineer and in this time of the year at my company we are getting raises based on our performance. I already told my boss how much I want and he agreed, telling me that he now has to ...
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Is it appropriate to ask a coworker about “what happened” after they suddenly told me that tomorrow will be their last day?

A senior coworker who's been with the company for over 6 years, suddenly approached my desk, handed me their card with info and said, "It has been nice working with you, I told [top boss] that ...
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My subordinates were dismissed two weeks after I was hired, should I resign? [closed]

TL;DR: I was hired to lead a team, but they were fired shortly. Company can't afford replacement now after 9 months. I applied for and was accepted for a lead role at an online retailer in London I ...
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I got declined for a promotion EOD Friday. What are the consequences of just not showing up Tuesday?

Using a throwaway as my real account has my real name. I’m a dev who got declined for a promotion on Friday from intermediate to senior and got the standard “try again in 3 months” Everyone ...
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Promotion cancelled due to citing white privilege; should I just quit?

TL;DR: I said at work that someone got promoted to my dream position due to 'white privilege', my manager threatens me with dismissal unless I write secret apology I've been trying for 18 months to ...
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I feel like my boss is being disrespectful to me, how should I handle it?

I am a newly appointed temporary teacher at a University and I have an issue with attitude from my boss from the very start. Some of the issues are as follows He rarely talked to me nicely. When he ...
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Resigning a couple of months before an event : is it abusive resignation?

I'm currently working as a software developer for a small company (9 persons) in France. For different reasons, mostly because I feel at a dead end in this job and I don't see any ways how this could ...
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Our company wants us to sign-up for a new contract to a new entity. What could be actually happening?

My employer's (let's call him "MyCompany", headquartered in prosperous country A, with international operations) local management (in a not so prosperous country B) informed us that we will be ...
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Can an employer make me sit in the company after my resignation mail even though I don't want to serve my notice period and pay out instead?

I have started my career in a company which I have been working for the past 2.6 years. I got a new offer from another company where the pay is very good. So I told my manager that I need to get ...
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gave the wrong resignation notice period [closed]

I was having some difficulties at work where I have been for 8.5 years so I asked the secretary how much notice period I need to get and she told me 2 weeks. Things deteriorated shortly after so I ...
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Is it ethical to accept a clients offer to continue working on a project of my previous employer?

The question is a hypothetical "what-if" question, not a choice I actually have right now. I work closely with 1-2 team members on developing a software by our company for the customer, on-site with ...

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