Sample resignation letter job (7)

Sample resignation letter job

In this guide, we will see some Sample resignation letters that can be adjusted to any job, few templates you can use by copying and pasting in a word document, or simply following the basic format and tips to write your own resignation letter.

Sample resignation letter job

A sample resignation letter can be adapted to any job role and here is an example of how you could start writing your letter (thebalancecareers.com):

“Please accept this letter as notice that I will be resigning from my job here at Acme Corp. two weeks from today’s date. Thank you for the support and the opportunities you have provided me over the course of the last six years.”

When writing your resignation letter just remember to keep it brief, short, and professional.

You are not obliged to include the reason or reasons why you are resigning but if you decide to include them there is no need to be specific or detailed.

Remain polite throughout your letter avoiding any negative comments about bad experiences with your boss or colleagues, it is not the appropriate way to complain.

Always make sure you thank your employer for the opportunity and offer to assist through the transition, for instance, training your replacement

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The resignation letter format you can follow when writing your letter is the following:

  • Start by including your contact information such as first and last name, address, phone number, and email.
  • The date and the contact information from your current employer.
  • A professional and polite salutation.
  • The first paragraph just needs to include your intention to leave, the role you are resigning from, and your last day of employment, considering the notice period of at least 2 weeks. If you are unsure about it, ask your employer or check your contract.
  • The middle paragraph can be used to thank your employer for the opportunity and the time you were working for them.
  • The final paragraph can include your offer of assisting in the transition period.
  • Warm closing such as “Kind regards” or “Respectfully yours”.
  • Your name and signature.

Sample resignation letter job 1: professional resignation

Example from resumegenius.com:

“[Your Name]

[1234 Street Address]

[City, State, Zip]

[Today’s Date]

[Company Name]

[1234 Street Address]

[City, State, Zip]

Dear [Supervisor’s Name],

Please accept the letter as my formal resignation from [Position Name] at [Company Name], effective two weeks from today, [Current Date].

During my time at [Company Name], I have been fortunate for the opportunity to grow and learn more about [Industry Name]. Your guidance and support have prepared me well for the future.

I hope that we will have opportunities to collaborate in the future.

Please let me know how I can be of help during the transition. I wish you and the company the very best going forward.

Sincerely,

[Your Signature]

[Your Name]”

Sample resignation letter job 2: two weeks’ notice

Example from resumegenius.com:

“[Your Name]

[1234 Street Address]

[City, State, Zip]

[Today’s Date]

[Company Name]

[1234 Street Address]

[City, State, Zip]

Dear [Supervisor’s Name],

Please accept this letter as my formal resignation from my position as [Position Name] at [Company Name], effective two weeks from today, [Current Date].

I appreciate the opportunities for growth and development you have provided during my tenure. Thank you for your guidance and support.

Please let me know how I can be of help during the transition. I wish you and the company the very best going forward.

Sincerely,

[Your Signature]

[Your Name]”

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Sample resignation letter job 3

Example from themuse.com:

“Dear Mr. Don Cohen,

Please accept this letter as formal notification that I am resigning from my position as Account Executive with Marketing Media. My last day will be Thursday, March 2.

Thank you so much for the opportunity to work in this position for the past six years. I’ve greatly enjoyed and appreciated the opportunities I’ve had to grow our sales team and pipeline, be a part of creating a great product, and work with my fellow colleagues, and I’ve learned so much about marketing strategy and the digital media space, which I will certainly take with me throughout my career.

I’ll do everything possible to wrap up my duties and train other team members over the next two weeks. Please let me know if there’s anything else I can do to help during this transition.

I wish the company continued success, and I hope to stay in touch in the future.

Sincerely,

Anne Acharya”

Sample resignation letter job 4

Example from themuse.com:

“Dear Ms. Fran Braden,

I’m writing to give my formal notice that I’ll be leaving my role as Office Manager for Larry and Keets Financial Partners on July 31.

I’ve recently received an offer to serve as an executive assistant at a small startup, and after careful consideration, I’m excited to explore this new path in my career journey.

I’m incredibly grateful for the opportunities I’ve been provided working on the Operations team for the past four years. It’s been a wonderful experience to work for such a great company and help in solving Larry and Keets’ mission to provide better financial support for older employees.

Please let me know if I can be of any assistance during this transition. Thank you for all your guidance. I wish you all the best and look forward to keeping in touch.

Sincerely,

George Lin”

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Sample resignation letter job 5

Example from businessnewsdaily.com:

“[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 resignation letter job 6

Example from blog.hubsport.com:

“Your Name

Current Job Title

Current Organization

Address

City, State, Zip Code

Your Email

Date of Resignation

Dear Mr./Ms./Mrs. [Last Name]:

I would like to inform you that I am resigning from my position as X for Company A, effective December 21.

I appreciate the opportunities for professional development that you have provided me over the past two years. I have enjoyed my tenure at Company A, and in particular, feel honored to have been a part of such a supportive team.

If I can be of any help during this transition, please let me know. I am available to help train my replacement and will ensure all my reports are updated before my last day of work.

Thank you again for the opportunity to work at Company A. I wish you all the best and look forward to staying in touch. You can email me at X.

Sincerely,

Your Signature [hard copy letter]

[Your Typed Name]”

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Sample resignation letter job 7

Example from monster.com:

“  Roberta Jones

                                     18 Hillside Road | Sometown, MA 55555 | Phone: 555-555-5555 | jones@somedomain.com

[Date]

Ms. Joyce Michaels

CEO

ABC Company

15 Main St.

Sometown, MA 55555

Dear Joyce,

Please accept this letter as notice of my resignation from my position as a staff accountant. My last day of employment will be [date].

I received an offer to serve as a senior accountant of a Fortune 500 company, and after careful consideration, I realize that this opportunity is too exciting for me to decline.

It has been a pleasure working with you and your team over the last three years. One of the highlights of my career was collaborating with you to automate ABC Company’s accounting, financial, and balance systems and setting up your accounting infrastructure. Your company is poised for continued growth and I wish you much success with your upcoming acquisition of XYZ Company.

I would like to help with the transition of my accounting duties so that systems continue to function smoothly after my departure. I am available to help recruit and train my replacement, and I will make certain that all reporting and records are updated before my last day of work.

Joyce, thank you again for the opportunity to work for ABC Company. I wish you and your staff all the best and I look forward to staying in touch with you. You can email me anytime at jones@somedomain.com or call me at 555-555-5555.

Sincerely,

Roberta Jones”

Other sample resignation letters

Below are some of the other resignation letters we curated.

If you are looking for a job, you should also ideally start your job research on job websites such as Indeed.

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References 

Greenawald, E. (n.d.) How to Write a Resignation Letter (With Samples!). Retrieved from themuse.com.

Monster.com: “Sample resignation letter”

Resumegenius.com: “Two Weeks Notice Resignation Letter Samples”

Schooley, S. (2019, Jun.) How to Write a Job Resignation Letter. Retrieved from businessnewsdaily.com.

Fish4.co.uk: “RESIGNATION LETTER TEMPLATES & SAMPLES – EXPERT ADVICE & TIPS”

Daniela Paez

Daniela Paez is a Clinical Psychologist with an MSc. In Clinical Neuropsychology from Bangor University. She has vast experience in working with children with disabilities, adolescents and their families, in extreme conditions of poverty and vulnerability. Additionally, she owns a private practice where she provides neuropsychological evaluation for children and adults, and treatment for mood disorders, anxiety, couple therapy, among other conditions.