Resignation letter for a contract employee (5 sample)

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This blog post will show you samples of  “resignation letters for a contract employee.”

Writing a “resignation letter for a contract employee.”

When writing a “resignation letter for a contract employee,” these are some of the things that you need to keep in mind.

  • The first step is to tell your boss about leaving and the final work date. Keep it short as the essential part of the letter is the last date of your work.
  • Indicate the reason you are leaving your job. It would be best to be polite as you will leave a positive impression on your employer. Maintain your composure when drafting the letter.
  • Finally, thank your employer for the position and the opportunities you have enjoyed during your work period.
  • Ensure you proofread your letter before sending it. You can send the letter to your family and friend to check for grammatical errors.

Sample 1: “Resignation letter for a contract employee”

“Date

Name

Title

Organization

Address

City, State Zip Code

Dear [Client Name],

Thank you for the opportunities for freelance work that you have provided me. I appreciate the projects, however, I am resigning from work as an independent contractor to pursue full-time salaried employment.

I will be available for the next two weeks if you have assignments you would like my assistance with.

Also, if you have any follow-up questions on the projects I have completed, don’t hesitate to contact me at 555-122-1234 or [email protected]

Sincerely,

Your Signature (hard copy letter)

Your Typed Name

Job Title”

Sample 2: “Resignation letter for a contract employee”

“[Current date]  

Dear [Supervisor’s name],  

Please accept this letter as my formal resignation from my role as [Title]. My last day with [Company] will be [End date].  

To ease the transition after my departure, I am happy to assist you with any training tasks during my final weeks on the job. I intend to leave thorough instructions and up-to-date records for my replacement.  

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the knowledge and experience I have gained by working here. I am very grateful for the time I have spent on our team and the professional relationships I’ve built. It’s been a pleasure working for you, and I hope our paths will cross again in the future. 

Sincerely, 

[Your signature and printed name]”

Sample 3: “Resignation letter for a contract employee”

“Date

Name

Title

Organization

Address

City, State Zip Code

Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name:

Please consider this letter our formal withdrawal from our contract with Upstate Consultants. This contract expires on July 31, 20XX and we will not be renewing for 20XX.

Our relationship with Upstate has been an incredible experience. You have been a valuable resource for our company and we truly appreciate the work you have done for us as clients. I greatly enjoyed working with such a unique group of people, and I am very thankful for the time we shared.

I will always appreciate all of the work you have done for us at Upstate Consulting. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to tie up any loose ends. I wish you all the best.

Sincerely,

Your Signature (hard copy letter)

Your Typed Name

Job Title”

Sample 4: “Resignation letter for a contract employee”

“Today’s Date

Manager’s Name

Manager’s Title

Company Name

Dear Mr./Ms. Manager:

This letter is to notify you that I am resigning from [Company Name] as a contractor.  [Date] will be my last day of employment.

This wasn’t an easy decision, because I am grateful for the rewarding employment I’ve had with [company name].  But after long hours of consideration, my decision is now final and I have accepted a position with another company.

Please contact me if I can make the transition process proceed more smoothly.

Yours respectfully,

Your signature

Your typed name

​By Andre Bradley”

Sample 5: “Resignation letter for a contract employee”

“Today’s Date

Manager’s Name

Manager’s Title

Company Name

Dear Mr./Ms. Manager:

Please accept this letter of resignation from the position of contractor, effective two weeks from today. My last day at [Company Name] will be [date].

I have accepted a position with another company that will further my growth and development in my career. I have enjoyed working at [company name] and will miss my colleagues. However, this new position will challenge my growth and further my career.

During the next two weeks, I am willing to help you in any way to make the transition as smooth as possible. This includes assisting in recruiting and training my replacement. Please let me know if there is anything specific that you would like me to do.

Again, it has been a pleasure working as a part of your company.

Best regards,

Your signature

Your typed name”

Frequently Asked Questions: Writing a “resignation letter for a contract employee.”

What is the best format for a resignation letter?

How to format a resignation letter

  • Include contact information and date. 
  • Begin with a salutation. 
  • State your resignation. 
  • Explain why you are leaving (optional).
  • Offer to help with the transition.
  • Express your gratitude.

What to say when I resign?

When you resign, you can say that you are grateful for the opportunity and then state your reason for departure politely and professionally. You can also highlight positive experiences in the company that you have enjoyed.

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Citations

https://www.contractscounsel.com/t/us/resignation-letter#:~:text=Resignation%20Letter%20Sample-,Dear%20%5BName%5D%2C,worked%20for%20%5Bcompany%20name%5D.

https://www.template.net/business/letters/contractor-resignation-letter-template/

https://www.thebalancecareers.com/resignation-letter-to-a-client-example-2063533

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