Resignation letters for short employment (4 samples)

This blog post will show you samples of “short employment resignation letters.”

Writing a “resignation letter for short employment”

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

  • The first step is to tell your employer about leaving the job 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 to your employer. You can send the letter to your family and friend to check for grammatical errors.

Sample 1: “resignation letter for short employment”

“Dear Ms. Schilt,

I am sending this letter to let you know that I am resigning from my sales position at ABC Company due to needing to accept a different job offer elsewhere. I know I have just recently begun working there, so I hope it will not be too much of an inconvenience. I will of course stay on for two weeks so my last day will be April 15, 2014. Please accept this letter as my official two weeks’ notice of resignation from ABC Company. I hope you understand.

I would like to apologize in advance for any problems that my resignation may cause to ABC Company. I assure you that I will work as hard as possible during my last two weeks to try to minimize inconvenience to anybody. If you have any questions or need to get in touch with me for any reason, please contact me at (555)-555-5555 or [email] and I will return messages as soon as possible.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation with me as I learned the ropes at ABC Company. I am grateful for the experience I did earn in the short amount of time. I wish you every success and hope that our paths may cross again at some point. Thank you for your understanding in this matter.

Yours sincerely,

Victoria K. Mitton


ABC Company”

Sample 2: “resignation letter for short employment”

“Brenda Swayze

Account coordinator

Princeton Marketing Group

1321 East Street

Orlando, FL 32839


December 16, 2021

Martha Simpson

Marketing manager

Princeton Marketing Group

3350 Orange Street, Suite 3000

Dear Martha,

Please accept this letter as my formal resignation from my role as an account coordinator at Princeton Marketing Group. My last day will be on December 31, 2021. I apologize for any inconvenience, but my husband’s company is forcing us to relocate at the start of the new year. We just learned about the change, and it will be a quick move for everyone.

I sincerely appreciate the opportunity to work with Princeton Marketing Group, and I regret I’m unable to work with the company longer. However, I’m happy to assist with the transition as necessary or, if possible, continue to work on a freelance basis. Please contact me via cell phone at 407–555–9876 or via my personal email at

Again, my sincerest apologies for my quick resignation, and I appreciate my time with Princeton Marketing Group.


Brenda Swayze”

Sample 3: “resignation letter for short employment”

“Leonard Jones

123 Main Street

Anytown, CA 12345


January 21, 2022

Mark Lee

Director, Human Resources

LMN Inc.

123 Business Rd.

Business City, NY 54321

Dear Mr. Lee,

Please accept my resignation from my position, effective February 4, 2022. I was so pleased to begin my work here earlier last month at LMN Inc. However, a family emergency has come up and I, unfortunately, need to relocate immediately. As a result, I will be unable to fulfill my commitments here indefinitely.

Thank you so much for your patience and understanding during a personally tumultuous time. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to ease the transition in any way, as I want to make this as painless as possible for you.

My apologies for not being able to stay on the job. I do appreciate the opportunities provided to me, and I hope to stay in touch in the future.


Signature (hard copy letter)

Leonard Jones”

Sample 4: “resignation letter for short employment”

“Dear Ruth,

I am writing to inform you that my last day at the Acme Corporation will be on Wednesday, May 11. Thank you for the opportunity to work here, and please accept my apologies for leaving so soon after my start date.

As you know, my training in is graphic design, and I have just been offered an excellent job in my field. I am very excited about the opportunity, but I realize that this puts Acme Corporation in a difficult position. Although I have only been here a short time, I want to do everything I can to make my departure easier on you and my colleagues. Please let me know what I can do to help.

I remain extremely grateful for the faith you placed in my in hiring me and the time you have spent training me on the systems at Acme. Thank you for understanding that this new job is truly an opportunity that I can’t refuse.


Winston Smith”

Frequently Asked Questions: Writing a “resignation letter for short employment”

How do you resign when you just started?

This is how to quit a job you just started:

  • Resign in person. 
  • Keep a positive tone. 
  • Draft a letter of resignation. 
  • Offer at least two weeks’ notice. 
  • Don’t mentally check out.

How do I quit a job I just started 3 days ago?

If you started a new job a few days ago (or even weeks/months) you can still quit by requesting a meeting with your manager and handing them a written resignation letter.

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