Two Weeks Resignation Letter (+4 Samples)

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This post will show readers how to write a two weeks resignation letter. It also includes four sample resignation letters you can use for your reference.

Writing a Two Weeks Resignation Letter

When writing a two weeks resignation letter, it’s important to consider the following points:

  • Mention the essential facts such as effective dates, your position, and pending projects
  • State your resignation and if you like, the reason for leaving
  • Discuss what all needs to be done in the coming two weeks
  • Express your gratitude for the company’s support and work opportunity

Sample 1: Two Weeks Resignation Letter

“Date:

Company name:

Dear Ms./Mr. [insert name]

This letter is to inform you that I am resigning from my position as [insert position name] at [insert company name], effective two weeks from today [insert date].

It has been an absolute pleasure working at [insert company name] and I am truly grateful for the opportunities you have afforded me. My last working day will be [insert date].

I intend to continue working at the highest quality level until my final day of employment. If there is anything you would like me to do to facilitate a smooth transition during this time, please let me know.

Sincerely,

[Your name]

[Signature for hard copy]”

Sample 2: Two Weeks Resignation Letter

“<your full name and address>

<date?

<employer name and office address>

Dear <employer name>,

I am writing to announce my resignation from ABC Company, effective two weeks from this date. My last day will be <date two weeks from now>.

This was not an easy decision to make. The past ten years have been very rewarding. I’ve enjoyed working for you and managing a very successful team dedicated to a quality product delivered on

time.

Thank you for the opportunities for growth that you have provided me. I wish you and the company all the best. If I can be of any help during the transition, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Sincerely,

Full name and signature (hard copy letter)”

Sample 3: Two Weeks Resignation Letter

<Your name>

<Your full address>

<Today’s date>

<Company name>

<Company address>

Dear <Supervisor name>

Please accept this letter as my formal resignation from <position name> at <company name>, effective two weeks from today, <current date>.

I have been fortunate during my time at <company name> for the opportunity to grow and learn more about <industry>. Your guidance and support have equipped me with valuable skills and experience.

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 period. I wish you and the company the very best going forward.

Sincerely,

<Your full name and signature>”

Sample 4: Two Weeks Resignation Email

“Subject: Resignation Letter – Elaine Chu

Dear Mr. Watts,

Please accept this as my formal resignation from XYZ Company. My last day will be June 15, 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 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,

Elaine”

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Frequently Asked Questions (Two Weeks Resignation Letter)

Is a resignation letter the same as 2 weeks’ notice?

A resignation letter is a formal letter informing your discontinuation of employment to your supervisor. It is generally required in any organisation. A 2 weeks notice is a common courtesy and is sometimes mentioned in the employment contract.

Can I resign immediately?

In circumstances where your health or wellbeing is compromised, it is okay to resign immediately without giving due notice. However, this can be cumbersome for the company so try to be considerate to your employers.

What happens if you don’t give 2 weeks’ notice?

If you don’t give your employers sufficient notice, then it can lead to a lot of inconvenience on both ends. 

The company may have to bear a loss of money and other resources in finding a replacement on short notice. You may also end up burning bridges and losing valuable professional support.

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