Short and Sweet Letter of Resignation (+5 Samples)

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This blog post will show how to write a short and sweet resignation letter. There are five such sample letters to give you an idea.

Writing a Short and Sweet Letter of Resignation

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A short and sweet letter of resignation only needs the bare essentials, which include:

  • Sender’s address
  • Receiver’s address
  • Date
  • Salutation
  • Statement of intent
  • Advance notice as per contract of employment
  • The effective date of leaving
  • A brief explanation of why you’re leaving (not mandatory)
  • A positive closing statement
  • Signature and designation
  • Contact information

Sample 1: Short and Sweet Letter of Resignation

“McKensie Dugas

10 Sue Circle

Millington, Utah 06040

802-312-7890

[email protected]

October 3, 2022

Cameron Agarwal

Manager

ABCD

90 Kensington Square

Park City, Utah 08421

Dear Mr. Agarwal,

Please accept this letter as notification that I am leaving my position with ABCD on October 14.

If I can be of assistance during this transition, please let me know.

Sincerely,

Signature (hard copy letter)

McKensie Dugas”

Sample 2: Short and Sweet Letter of Resignation

“James Cantore

801 North Broadway

Sarasota, FL 33208

613-546-7901

[email protected]

September 1, 2022

Mandora Han

Department Manager

XYZ Company

32 Main Street

Sarasota, FL 33208

Dear Ms. Han,

Please accept this letter as formal notification that I am leaving my position with XYZ company on September 15, 2022.

Thank you for the opportunities you have provided me during my time with the company. I am more than grateful to have had the opportunity of working with the team here. If I can be of any assistance during this transition, please let me know.

Sincerely,

Signature (hard copy letter)

Your Typed Name”

Sample 3: Short and Sweet Letter of Resignation

“Date

Contact Name

Title

Organization Name

Address

City, State, and Zip Code

Dear <Contact Name>,

I would like to inform you that I am resigning from my position as <Role> for <Company Name>, as of <Date>. My last day of employment will be <Date>, in line with the terms of my employment contract.

Thank you for the opportunity to work with you and the rest of the team during my <Length of Employment> of employment. I have enjoyed working for <Company Name>, and appreciate your guidance, support, and encouragement throughout this period.

Please let me know if I can be of any help during this transition.

Respectfully,

<Your Name>”

Sample 4: Short and Sweet Letter of Resignation

“Email Subject Line: [Your Name] Resignation

Dear Mr./Ms. Lastname,

Please accept this letter as my formal notice of resignation from [Employer Company Name] as a [Your Position]. My last day will be [Date].

Thank you for all the opportunities this company has provided me.

Sincerely,

[Your Name]”

Sample 5: Short and Sweet Letter of Resignation

“[Your Name]

[Address/Email Address]

[Today’s Date]

[Manager Name and Title]

Cc: [HR Contact Name]

[Employer Company Name]

[Address]

Dear Mr./Ms.Lastname,

Please accept this letter as my formal notice of resignation from [Employer Company Name] as a [Your Position]. My last day of employment will be [Last Date].

Thank you for all the opportunities this company has provided me.

Sincerely,

[Your Name]”

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FAQs (Short and Sweet Letter of Resignation)

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.

How do I professionally resign immediately?

To resign immediately, you need to inform and explain why you have to leave at such short notice. This is only possible if your employment contract allows for this. Otherwise, you may have to find a way to compensate for the inconvenience monetarily or with other resources.

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