In this blog post, we’re going to understand how to write a casual letter of resignation. You can also look at the few sample letters we’ve included here.
Writing a Casual Letter of Resignation
Writing a casual letter of resignation isn’t as simple as it may seem. Here are important points you should consider when writing one:
- While being informal and honest, you should maintain your professionalism
- In your first paragraph, state the intent of your letter and when it takes effect from
- Give proper notice
- You don’t have to explain your decision, but give your an idea of the situation causing your departure
- Offer help with the transition
- Express your gratitude
- End on a friendly note
- You can even include some appropriate and mild jokes
Sample 1: Letter of Resignation Casual
32 Bachelor Gardens
July 2, 2022
Dear Mr Jones,
Please accept this letter as notification that I am leaving my position with X Company on August 2nd. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the opportunity to have worked at X Company.
Sample 2: Letter of Resignation Casual
“Dear Ms. Peters,
This letter is to sadly inform you of my upcoming resignation from my position as assistant manager at Smith Communications. I am resigning due to personal reasons and my last day of work will be December 15, 2014, so please accept this letter as my two weeks’ notice of resignation. I will be sad to leave you and all the rest of the team members behind, but hope that my future endeavors will go well. Thanks for your cooperation, your patience and all you have done for me over the past several years.
During my last two weeks at work, I would be delighted to assist in transferring responsibilities to another employee, or train a replacement to take over my duties. If this is something that you would like to discuss with me further, please do not hesitate to contact me by phone at (555)-555-5555 or by email at [email] I look forward to hearing from you and hope that we may be able to stay in contact on friendly terms always.
Working at Smith Communications has been an excellent experience for me that I will never forget. I will always appreciate all of the valuable opportunities and experience I have earned in my time at Smith Communications and am filled with regret over my resignation. Thank you for your understanding.
John P. Lewis
Sample 3: Letter of Resignation Casual
10 Sue Circle
Millington, Utah 06040
October 3, 2022
90 Kensington Square
Park City, Utah 08421
Dear Mr. Agarwal,
Please accept this letter as notification that I am leaving my position with ABCD on October 14.
If I can be of assistance during this transition, please let me know.
Signature (hard copy letter)
Sample 4: Letter of Resignation Casual
“January 26, 2020
Ms. Kate Spinner
Farm Table Inc.
20345 Sunshine Ln
Elite, TN 10046
Dear Ms. Spinner,
Please accept this letter as my official resignation effective Monday, February 3rd. If I were able, I would have provided you with at least a two-week notice, however, I accepted a job offer for a position that begins immediately. I hope you accept my apologies for such short notice.
Thank you for providing me with this opportunity and helping me to develop new leadership strategies.
Please let me know if I can make this transition easier. I have started to compile notes on important projects I am not able to complete before my departure.
FAQs (Letter of Resignation Casual)