Shortest resignation letters (5 samples)

This article will show samples of shortest resignation letters.

Samples of shortest resignation letters.

A short resignation letter is the best solution as the essential part of the letter is the last date of your work.; resignation letters don’t have to be complicated. When writing a resignation letter some of the things to include are:

  • Tell your employer about leaving the job and the final work date.
  • 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: “Shortest resignation letters”

“Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name:

I’ve recently accepted a position at another company, and so I’m writing today to offer my formal notice that I’ll be leaving my job. My last day will be January 15.

I’ve enjoyed my time with XYZ Corp, and I thank you for all your help and guidance over the past five years. Please let me know if I can be of assistance during this transition.


Your Signature (hard copy letter)

Your Typed Name”

Sample 2: “Shortest resignation letters”

“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.


[Your Name]”

Sample 3: “Shortest resignation letters”

“Dear Mr./Ms. [your supervisor’s last name],

Please accept this as my formal resignation from XYZ Company. My last day will be [insert your final day of work], two weeks from today. I am grateful for all of your support during my time here and deeply appreciate all of the valuable experiences I have gained. It has been a sincere pleasure working with you and the team.

Please let me know how I can help during this transition and make it as smooth as possible. I wish you all the best.

Best wishes, and thank you for everything,

[insert your name]”

Sample 4: “Shortest resignation letters”

“Dear [manager’s name],

Please accept this letter as notice of my retirement from the position of [job title] at [company name]. Under the terms of my contract, my notice period is [x weeks/months], so my last day of work will be [date]. Although I am looking forward to my retirement, I have enjoyed working here and being part of the team very much. I do hope we can stay in touch.

If there is anything I can do to make the transition easier, please let me know.

Yours sincerely

[Your name]”

Sample 5: “Shortest resignation letters”

“Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name:

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

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.


Your Signature (hard copy letter)

Your Typed Name”

Sample 6: “Shortest resignation letters”

“Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name:

This is to formally notify you that I am ending my employment with ABC company, effective on June 30, 20XX. 

I appreciate the professional, training, social, and personal development opportunities I’ve had while with the company; thank you for the support you have provided me during my tenure here. 

Best regards,

Your Typed Name

Home Address

Phone Number

Personal Email Address”

Frequently Asked Questions: Samples of brief resignation letters

How do I resign gracefully from my job I hate?

Tips for telling your boss that you are leaving:

  • Give two weeks’ notice, if possible. 
  • Tell your boss in person. 
  • Keep it positive, or neutral. 
  • Keep it brief. 
  • Offer to help with the transition. 
  • Write a resignation letter. 
  • Say goodbye to coworkers.

How do I write request a relieving letter?

Tips for sending a request for a relieving letter

  • request the release of your relieving letter before a specific date.
  • mention your date of transfer and employee ID.
  • specify the status of your exit formalities.
  • highlight your last date of work at the current branch.
  • keep the request mail crisp and to-the-point.

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