resignation letter

Resignation Letter

How do you write a resignation letter? What are tips to write a successful resignation letter. Download this sample letter with 2 weeks notice now.

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A resignation letter usually isn't a happy one to write. Whether your employer is expecting it or not. It signifies the end of the employment and, whether you are leaving to join a new firm or whether you're doing it out of necessity, it will mark the end of your time with this company. A resignation letter should be short and to the point.

How do you write a resignation letter? 

A resignation letter can be issued on good or bad terms. It is written to inform the concerned party of your or their departure. It is crucial to give this information well in advance, at least two weeks’ notice so that preparations can be made for the transition. The document formalizes your reasons for leaving the company and allows appreciation of the period in employment.

Tips for writing a resignation letter:

Here are mentioned some worthy tips to notice when writing a resignation letter: 

  1. Make sure you keep the language polite and professional to encourage the person to continue reading;
  2. Express gratitude for the period you have worked together;
  3. It is advisable to give a reason for leaving even though it is optional;
  4. Offer to help with the transition process including training and recruiting a replacement ;
  5. Note your last day of employment and reasonable notice;
  6. Give your contact information in case anyone wants to get in touch with you;
  7. Avoid complaints and critiques in the letter.

Sample Resignation Letter:

Dear {{Name of Recipient}},

Please accept this letter as formal notice of my resignation from my position as {{Job Position}} At {{Company name}} Company. My last day of employment will be {{Date}}.

I appreciate the opportunity to be a part of the {{Company name}} Company for the past {{No of Years}} years. It has been a pleasure working with you and I am grateful for the support of my professional growth. It was especially helpful to gain the first-hand marketing experience that this position provided.

I would like to be of assistance during the transition of my departure. I am available to train a recruit to take over my position as {{Job Position}}. Please let me know if there is anything else I can help with.

Thank you again for all the opportunities and encouragement. I wish you and Fulbright Marketing Company all the best in the future.


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