Resignation Letter for a Job That's Not a Good Fit

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Use this resignation letter sample to advise an employer that you are resigning because the job wasn't a good fit.

Resignation Letter Sample - Job Not a Good Fit

Your Name
Your Address
Your City, State, Zip Code
Your Phone Number
Your Email


City, State, Zip Code

Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name:

Please accept this letter as my formal resignation from CLL Records. Over the last few months, I have realized that I am just not a good fit for my position here.

My final day of work will be July 31, 20XX. 

I feel that the company culture is not as I had expected, and the environment has been a difficult adjustment for me. I am so sorry for the inconvenience, and I thank you for your understanding. You have been very patient with me in this transitional time, but unfortunately I no longer think either of us are benefiting from my presence at CLL.

I am happy to help in any way necessary to alleviate this rocky time. Please let me know if you need anything; I am happy to seek my own replacement so as not to inconvenience you. I wish you all the best and lot of success for CLL Records.


Your Signature (hard copy letter)

Your Typed Name
Job Title

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