Resignation Notice Letters and Email Examples

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What is resignation notice, and how much notice to you need to provide when you leave a job? Resignation notice is the act of notifying your employer that you are going to leave your job. When you are leaving your job, it is a good idea to provide formal notice of your resignation to the company.

Your resignation, whether verbally or in writing, should include your last day of work and a polite thank you for any and all opportunities you have had working for the company.

However, even if you tell your supervisor in person, it's a good idea to provide a written resignation letter for your employee file and to confirm the date of your departure.

How Much Notice to Give When You Resign

Giving two weeks notice is the standard practice when resigning from a job, however an employee has no legal obligation to provide notice unless he or she is covered by an employment contract or labor agreement that specifies how much resignation notice must be given. Here are some of the reasons when you could quit without notice.

The following are sample resignation notice letters you can use to write and format your own resignation notice letter. There are also examples of resignation notice email messages you can use to provide notification of your resignation if circumstances are such that email is the best way to resign.

Resignation Notice Letter Samples

Resignation Notice Email Messages

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