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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Signed 2 year bond, then left [on hold]

I recently joined a company (Support Job) and signed a "Minimum service Tenure Agreement" for 2 Years, but the job was not good. So after 15 days I left them without informing them. (I was afraid that ...
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Just quit my job, should I express my concerns about supervisor

I work in a software development company for almost two years now, and I'm planning on quitting soon. The reason is that I cannot stand my supervisor (let's call him John). TL,DR: Should I tell my ...
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Early 20's and considering quitting my first IT job

Little background. I'm in my early 20's, my previous work experience is minimal. I worked in fast food for under a year, then I worked at an electronic repair facility for 6 months before being fired (...
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Should I give my resignation letter to both my direct boss and the overall head?

I'm leaving my job and I'm wondering if I should address the letter to both the Direct Boss and the Overall Head. I need to preface by saying that Direct Boss is pretty much an echo of Overall Head. ...
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I accepted a new job starting a few months from now. How do I keep my current job until then?

Some background, I'm an intern at a big company in the US. When I got my internship over a year ago, I did so with the understanding I'd get offered a job once I graduated. In the last few months, it'...
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Want to update my portfolio but worried employer might think im trying to leave

For some context, I work as a graphic designer and have been wanting to update my portfolio for a while now with some more professional and real work from my employer, whom I work full time for as an ...
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How to not burn bridges and leave a small company at “crunch time”

I've seen the possible duplicate, thank you for pointing that out! It's different only in that I'm focused on preserving personal relationships in a job that was otherwise pretty good to me, but can't ...
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If I sign a future-dated appointment letter at a company, can I still apply for other companies & decline to join this company later? [India, IT]

I interviewed at a startup & cleared all rounds. Then the HR called me & said that they are willing to match my expected compensation & asked me to visit their office to sign the ...
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How to get the attention of the corporate heads in my previous employer?

I resigned as a Software Engineer from my previous employer and my last day in the office was July 22, and supposedly I should be receiving my certificate of employment and last payment after 3-4 ...
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To extend the last day of work due to manager asking me to

I work through a temp staffing for ABC company,after 8 months of working there I decided to quit my job due to personal reasons which is acceptable. When I sent my resignation letter with a notice ...
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Quit a job after only 9 months, not sure how to talk about it down the line when seeking positions

I just quit a job after 9 months. Landed another job. Here is why I quit: Job involved a relocation that was not going well at all. I really disliked the new area, and missed the old area. I was ...
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Senior staff member leaving, told everyone except her boss (me)

I own and run a small business with six full time staff. They are mostly French nationals, while I am a UK national. The team leader has decided to quit, and has shared this, along with the exact ...
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Employer demanding money back when I resigned because of “accidental pay raise”

I signed on with a large Canadian tech company about 6 years ago, and submitted my resignation (company pays well, but new management was installed about a year ago, and they're very abusive, vulgar, ...
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New job, getting pulled into co worker drama

I started an ER registration job about 3 months ago, and there are two coworkers responsible for my training who are going through some teenager level of drama. Apparently, since I am friendly with ...
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Clash of contracts: Employer does not allow me to resign

I am an employee at company A for more than a year now. Company A has a majorly profitable client (Company B) and I have been sent to handle the projects at B. The relation between A and B is ...
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Insomnia, first shift. Should I quit without two weeks?

So a little backstory to this (little personal but I'll spare most of the details). I just graduated high school and I work at McDonalds (This is my first job). At home, it's just me, my dad, and my ...
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Are there any disadvantages to taking my employer's increased offer, even if I am likely to leave soon?

My employer is about to make me a new offer, giving me a promotion and a raise. Based on what I've heard unofficially, it's good but lower than what I was hoping for (and they know this). Meanwhile, ...
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As an introvert team lead, how to make team members trust me with their future career plans

About me: I am an introverted team lead. My superiors and my team members do recognize that I am an effective leader. Also, I do not really get strict or angry usually when things go wrong , instead ...
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What can be done about a manager who has driven away several employees?

There is a manager who has been at my company for a long time. Let's call him Dick. He's not my manager, but I frequently work with him, and I get along with him for the most part. Many other people ...
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Worried about getting fired, but would like to give 2-3 months notice

I’ve been at my job as a junior copywriter for nearly two years. The standards where I work are very high and I’ve been struggling to keep up. They are concerned about my lack of progress (despite my ...
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My account was extended after I quit instead of terminated

At the last working day of my job, I heard that someone requested to extend my accounts to login to some application servers and to my mailbox as well, and the reason given was to support for some ...
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Should I tell now my company my intention to quit in 3 months, though my notice period is only 2 months?

I have a notice period of 2 months with my current job (in Germany, if that should matter). I've already signed the contract for a new job starting on the 1st of January, so a bit less than 3 months ...
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I rendered 30 days but left behind a unbalanced one category

The branch I was assigned to was understaffed so I do both workloads, for the supervisor position and mine as assistant in operations. I also do accounting entries, reports, checks, investment,...
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On notice period - coworker I need to train is giving me the silent treatment

I gave my two-week notice last week and I'm spending this week finishing projects, writing documentation, and passing off some stuff for after I'm gone. Part of my work is sysadmin and we have shitty ...
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Is asking someone to resign a personal attack? [closed]

What is a personal attack? Is it a "personal attack" to ask someone in management to resign? Is there a way to word it differently so it isn't a personal attack?
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Surprisingly, I got student finance - How could I approach management? [closed]

Got myself into quite a unique situation & would appreciate some different perspectives on my options. My Situation I work full-time for a small aerospace company working as an Electronic ...
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Incorrect leaving date on Resignation [closed]

I recently resigned from my position. The contract states that I must give 4 weeks' notice. At the time I miscalculated and gave them 2 months instead of one. My manager questioned me and I ...
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I'm leaving a company, and I have too many passwords/keys

I'm an European software developer and I am changing company. To do my job, during the years I have received (from my boss and colleagues) a lot of non-personal shared secrets, like: root accounts ...
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Work with my passion or move on? [closed]

Since this year, the company that I work at has started integrating with a big corporate IT company that acquired it a couple years ago. The integration has brought a lot of changes and has changed ...
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What do I do if I realize I'm incapable of doing my job and will get yelled at by my family for quitting? [closed]

I'm a recent college grad who never had any job experience other than my job right out of college at a startup in data analysis. I don't know how to manage a database or operate one which is necessary ...
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Workplace Exploitation Problem [closed]

Background I switched job from a big company to a much smaller company. I gained good technical skills at my previous job as it was one of the world's best product development company. However, I ...
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Being asked to give notice of resigning when I am only transferring to another department

Is it common or Legal for a Company to ask an employee to put in their two weeks in to resign just to apply for a job in a different department within the same company, in the same building?
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Should I be honest telling my current boss why I want to move?

Some background story: I moved a couple of times always to big cities, due to my last and current job I moved in a small city. My first year here wasn't really a pleasure for various reasons (racism, ...
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What to write in email to boss asking for counter-offer? [closed]

I need help how to format an email to contact my boss. My current situation is I have been offered a job from another company but I will need to relocate(which I don't mind). The only thing that will ...
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Should I ask for bonus for work I've already done?

My company gives out project-based annual bonus at the end of each year, and I'm (probably) about to quit. Should I ask for my bonus for the projects I've already completed this year?
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What is the rationale of using attrition (rather than layoffs of the lowest performers) as the main mechanism of slowly shrinking a department?

I was discussing with a friend about the context of the place where he works. It is a medium sized company (a few hundred employees) with both "legacy" departments (e.g. monolith applications) and "...
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Ask For Raise / Promotion Before Leaving?

I am planning to leave my job in January. We receive raises/bonuses in December, and no matter what it is I will likely still be planning on leaving my current company. With that being said, I ...
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Employer hired me for a role wildy different to what I applied for and now I'm underworked and bored [duplicate]

I recently graduated from a well known University with a respectable degree but I haven't applied for jobs that are even remotely at my level because I severely lack confidence in my ability to ...
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Leaving a job that I just took based on false promise of a raise. What do I tell future interviewers?

I was approached to fill a position in an organisation, and during salary negotiations, I was told that they wouldn't budge on the salary because employees were expected to get a pay raise in April ...
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Asked customer for phone number. Turned out she was secret shopper and reported me to upper management

I already know it's not a good idea to date or flirt in the workplace. I work for a company that does marketing. They send me around to different stores to give out samples of products. The other ...
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Should I inform my future product owner that there is a good chance that a team member will leave the company soon?

Bob is a rather new employee that was hired as a junior to maintain some older applications (mostly SQL support, a little of front end development). Since Bob's activity does not cover 100% working ...
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Good reason for leaving current job [duplicate]

I work for a very small business and planning to quit soon. The reason being other employees are leaving as well and it's a mess to work there with minimal resources and extra workload on the left ...
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How to resign before starting? [duplicate]

In the last one year I have been continuously looking for jobs, applying to many roles that suit me. Recently I landed a job offer X, and since this was the only one I accepted it, signed the contract ...
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Fired from job - left my Gmail, Stack Exchange, LinkedIn, and other personally owned accounts logged in. How do I proceed?

I left my company on bad terms yesterday. I was ordered to leave immediately, take my documents, never come back to the company, and even to never meet my boss in life outside work. The problem is ...
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Putting in 2 weeks notice, but if I leave there is no replacement; how to address this? [duplicate]

I’m feeling extremely guilty about putting in my 2 weeks with the company I currently work for and here is why. I’ve been with this company for 4 years now and it’s only been the pharmacist and ...
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Why do directors still get severance packages if they are terminated for not doing their job? [closed]

Why do CEOs or Directors get a large compensation upon termination, while employees who are caught (for example sleeping during work) get nothing? Was there an unconditional contract that allowed ...
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Asking former employer for return

It was a good job, not a cool place, but paying well. After watching many Peter Thiel videos, in which he was telling his life story mot à mot over and over, I became fond of how he just walked out ...
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Where should I draw the line on follow up questions from previous employer

I left my previous job a couple weeks ago, in very good terms with everyone there. Since then, I often get texts or phone calls from my ex-manager, asking about stuff. Some questions are benign, ...
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Degrading talk when resigning job. How to handle this?

A friend of mine works as a Nurse Practitioner and is employed under an MD in his private clinic. The MD used to be very professional and approachable at the beginning when he started practicing his ...
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Asking my current employer about the implications of leaving

I am a recent graduate who started a new job about a month and a half ago. The job ended up being different from what I expected and what I was led to believe by recruiters, and I want to find a new ...