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Resignation letter samples

Resignation letter samples

Leaving a Job

Putting together a resignation letter is an important part of leaving a job and it's important you pick the right style for your situation.

Take a look at these sample resignation letters and decide which is the best option for you. Then download it, adapt it, print it and hand it over to your boss.

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Example resignation letter templates

- Resignation letter sample - detailed - If you've had a good experience with an employer you might want to provide a bit more of an explanation as to why you're leaving.

- Resignation letter sample - standard - Whenever you leave a job you're required to give a resignation letter to your employer, even if you've had a face to face discussion.

- Resignation letter sample - formal - If you don't feel like providing any form of explanation to your employer when resigning, it's possible to provide just the bare bones of information.

- Resignation letter sample - shorten notice - If you're moving jobs and your new employer wants you to start soon, it may be necessary to request a shorter notice than you have stipulated in your contract.

- Resignation letter sample - extend notice - Sometimes when you resign you feel the need to let your employer know of your intentions to leave before you're legally obliged to.

- Resignation letter sample - retirement - There are still a few formalities that you need to cover before thanking them for the good times and the lasting memories.