Resignation letter expressing disappointment (Samples)

In this brief blog post, we will provide examples of resignation letter expressing disappointment.

Resignation letter expressing disappointment

A resignation letter expressing disappointment can be written in many scenarios related to the work environment, your boss or colleagues.

For many companies, management is responsible for tracking issues reported by employees.

However, most of them will not speak their voice or report any situations that lead to satisfaction or disappointment due to fear of reprisal and will decide that it is better to resign. 

For others, being disappointed encompasses many reasons such as internal changes, poor management, a cut or reduction in their salary, being unappreciated, lack of growth opportunities, unfair treatment, among other reasons that can result in this type of resignation. 

Here are some useful examples of resignation letter expressing disappointment that you can adapt according to your circumstances. 

Sample 1

“This letter has been written to inform you of my resignation from my post as [INSERT DESIGNATION] effective from [DATE].

Unluckily, I am leaving this job due to many unsettled issues at the company which has been instigating me to become frustrated and disappointed with the passage of time. I would state the issues which made me leave the company instantly.

My supervisor has been taking over the credit for all the ideas I present before him during the discussion session. It is extremely hurting seeing him getting advantages for what I advise him the company should do for its betterment.

For example, in our last meeting, you appreciated him for presenting the best of ideas about how to improve our services in the best possible way. That was presented by me in the meeting held under his supremacy.

My fellow colleagues have also been victims of this misconduct, but they do not want to risk their job come what may.

I thought it my responsibility to convey my concerns and the decision of resignation so that you can manage the replacement till the last working day I am here.

Thank you!”

Sample 2

I am sorry to inform you that I have decided to resign from my position as a computer programmer in order to seek a more rewarding position elsewhere. This resignation must become effective no later than two weeks from today’s date.

I have concluded that my contributions here are unrewarded and my ideas ignored. I have much to offer and feel frustrated that I am consistently passed over for special projects. It is important to me to work for a company that encourages creativity rather than restricts it. Although your compensation has been fair, you have been unable to provide other types of incentives that I need.

Nevertheless, my time here has not been wasted. I have gained experience and have honed my skills. I have worked with a dedicated group who has earned my respect and admiration. I sincerely wish co-workers well in their future endeavors.

Because you have indicated that my work is excellent, I would appreciate a positive recommendation from you should any prospective employers inquire about my qualifications. If you feel you are unable to satisfy this request, I would sincerely value an opportunity to discuss with you any reservations you may have.

Sample 3

This letter is to inform you of my decision to resign from my position as a technical writer, effective in two weeks.

Again, I have been passed over for promotion. Despite sterling evaluations from my superiors, the challenges and rewards I seek from my employment do not appear to be forthcoming. It is, therefore, unconscionable for me to remain with a company that neither rewards my accomplishments nor recognizes my potential.

My frustration, however, does not diminish the fact that my friendships here have been a source of pleasure and satisfaction. I wish everyone the very best.

Because all my projects are complete and my assignments are up to date, my replacement should have little difficulty taking over my responsibilities. However, if any problems should arise, you may contact me at 555-5555, and I will be happy to respond to any questions you or my replacement may have.

Sample 4


This letter is to notify you of my intent to resign from my position as Assistant Personnel Supervisor. Please make my resignation effective as soon as a replacement is hired, but no later than the end of next month.

Although I enjoy my job tremendously, I am terribly disappointed that I received only a 2 percent salary increase this year. My evaluations have been consistently outstanding, but my salary does not appropriately reflect this fact. I live from paycheck to paycheck, so I require a moderate increase in order to meet escalating living expenses.

Despite my frustration, I will always be thankful for the opportunity I have had to improve my skills and gain additional experience. Undoubtedly, my responsibilities here have helped furnish me with the expertise required for the position I recently accepted with another company at a much higher salary.

Because several of my co-workers share the same responsibilities that I do, the transition should not be difficult. If there is anything I can do before I leave, please let me know.

If you are suffering from depression, anxiety, loneliness or any similar mental health issue then seeking help for it may be a good option.

Mental health issues such as depression, loneliness and anxiety can affect anyone of us.

If you are under 18 then CAMHS, an NHS run program may just be the answer for your mental health struggles.

You should look to see if you meet the CAMHS referral criteria and then fill in the CAMHS referral form.

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