Resignation Letter Appreciation (+5 Samples)

In this blog post, we will look at how to write an appreciative resignation letter. The text also includes five samples for your reference.

Writing a Resignation Letter with Appreciation

When you’re writing a resignation letter with appreciation, remember these points below:

  • Try to be as sincere as you can
  • Write with genuine gratitude
  • Mention specific moments and experiences
  • Express good wishes
  • Offer your assistance with the transition
  • Proofread carefully
  • Have a conversation with your superior before or while handing the letter

Sample 1: Resignation Letter Appreciation

“123 Main Street

Anytown, CA 12345


June 1, 2021

Francesca Lee


Stonewall & Co.

123 Business Rd.

Business City, NY 54321

Dear Ms. Lee:

I am writing to let you know that I will be resigning from my position next month. My last day at Stonewall & Co. will be June 22, 2021. Although I have very much enjoyed my time at the company, it is time for me to move on and take my career in a new direction.

Please accept my deepest gratitude for all you and our fellow colleagues have done for me during my tenure here. The assistance you’ve provided me with and the insight you’ve shared in our field is invaluable to me. I consider you a mentor on both a professional and personal level, and I have learned so much while working for you.

I will forever remember my time here.

If there is anything at all I can do to make this transition a smooth one, please do not hesitate to reach out. I would be more than happy to dedicate time to identifying an internal replacement or help you find an external candidate to replace me. Feel free to email me at or call me at 555-555-5555 for anything you might need.

Once again, thank you so much for being a mentor, friend, and impeccable colleague during my time at Stonewall & Co. I do hope that we can stay in touch following my departure, and I look forward to seeing where your path takes you.


Randall Jones”

Sample 2: Resignation Letter Appreciation

“[Sender’s name]


[Phone number]

[Email address]


[Recipient’s name]



[Company address]

Dear [Name],

Tomorrow will be my last day at [company] before [optional—reason for leaving] and I wanted to extend my sincere thanks for your support and guidance during my time here.

I have had a wonderful experience working with you over the past [timeline] and have experienced tremendous personal and professional growth. I have learned [example(s) of professional growth you have achieved].

I wish you and the entire team at [company] continued success. I have included my personal contact information and hope we can stay in touch.

Best wishes,


Sample 3: Resignation Letter Appreciation

“Subject: Resignation – John Doe

Dear Mr. Lee,

I would like first to express my sincerest gratitude for the opportunities that I have been given at Acme Rentals. I consider you a mentor and friend as well as my manager at Acme Rentals, and I hope to continue to stay in touch as I move on to my next professional opportunity. Please accept my respectful resignation. My last day will be June 18, 2021.

During my final weeks, I would be happy to assist in the search for my replacement. If you would like my input, I have a couple of contacts that I can share with you who I believe would be an excellent fit in our department, and who are ready for an opportunity such as is available here.

Again, thank you for the guidance and friendship you have shown me during my tenure at Acme Rentals. I really appreciate how much I have learned here, and I look forward to hearing about your future successes.


John Doe”

Sample 4: Resignation Letter Appreciation

“Christina Little

103 Beach Ave.

Virginia Beach, VA 35122


June 20, 2020

Gregory Neilson

Director of Marketing

Digital Solutions

2003 N. River Road

Virginia Beach, VA 35122

Dear Mr. Neilson,

As you are aware, Tuesday is my final day with Digital Solutions before I begin my new position at Westwood Agency.

I wanted to write and express my deepest appreciation for all of your support and guidance during the five years I have been with Digital Solutions. When I began my career here, it was only as a social media manager, and under your leadership, I was able to grow into the role of a digital marketing manager. Though I am moving on to another opportunity, I remain grateful for the opportunity you originally offered me.

I hope we can stay in touch, and I wish you and the rest of the team continued success.

Yours truly,


Sample 5: Resignation Letter Appreciation

“Dear Ms. Holden,

I am just writing this letter to inform you that unfortunately, I am resigning from my position as assistant manager at ABC Company. I have recently been given a great offer to manage a new company which I believe will help me to attain more of my career goals and I have decided to accept, though I am reluctant to leave the great work environment at ABC Company. My last day of work will be October 15, 2014, so please accept this letter as my two weeks notice of resignation. I appreciate your patience and cooperation in this matter.

I truly regret any inconvenience that my resignation may cause, and hope to assist in any way I can in preparing a replacement to take over my duties and anything else that may be required. Please call me at (555)-555-5555 or email me at [email] if you would like to discuss this further.

I am truly grateful for all of the great experiences and opportunities I have gained by working at ABC Company and will miss all of the team members. I appreciate the cooperation of all the staff and hope that my future experiences will go as well. I wish everyone at ABC Company every success and thank you for your understanding.

Yours sincerely,

Joseph Hagen (signature)

Joseph M. Hagen

Assistant Manager

ABC Company”

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FAQs (Resignation Letter Appreciation)

How do you express gratitude in a letter of resignation?

You can express gratitude in a letter of resignation by mentioning the positive highlights and experiences you had working with your company. You can also include any special thanks to particular colleagues.

How do you write a positive resignation letter?

A positive resignation letter will be polite in tone with a paragraph focussing on the appreciable factors of that workplace. It can also include an offer to assist with the transition.

How do you thank an employee after resignation?

You can write about your gratitude in the letter of resignation. It helps to mention specific moments or character traits that made your work experience pleasurable.