employee resignation letter template

Employee Resignation Letter

If an employee resigns, how should you write the letter? If you need a letter template to meet your particular requirements, you can easily modify this sample.

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Resignation letters are formal letters written by employees to inform their employers that they are resigning. You formally resign from your current employer when you submit a resignation letter. Emails or letters can be sent as attachments.

How to politely resign?

Consider the following when drafting a resignation letter:
  • A letter stating your intention to leave your current position.
  • Provide the name of the position you hold as an official employee.
  • Describe the date on which you left your job.
  • Thank you for being hired by your employer.
  • What was the highlight of your experience there (optional)
  • The offer of training your replacement.

Employee Resignation Letter Example

There are several generic phrases that can be used in resignation letters. You can download the sample resignation letter below and modify it according to your needs and requirements. As a part of our tips, we're also providing you with a sample resignation letter that you can use after you've made certain edits:


I am writing to inform you of my decision to resign from my position as {{position}} for {{company}}. ;As required by my employment contract I am giving two weeks’ notice, effective today. My last day at work will be {{date}}. I have given this decision a lot of thought. I have decided that it is time for me to move on and have accepted a position elsewhere. Please let me know what I can do to assist with the transfer of my responsibilities before I leave. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and {{company}}for having me as part of your team. I wish you all the best for the future.

Yours sincerely,

From our website, you can download this free resignation letter from the employee template in Microsoft Word or Google Docs format and customize it. You can check out some useful content on our website if you like this letter. Please give us a thumbs up if you liked it, and feel free to visit our website for more helpful information.

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Roseanna Wong(1/6/2023) - NZL

I didn't know how to start, now I make a lot of progress thanks to this file

Joanna Vargas(1/6/2023) - NZL

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Dell Humphrey(1/6/2023) - USA

Thank you for the Doc!!

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