Quitting your job is never easy, particularly if you have a good relationship with your boss and colleagues, or you feel they've invested time and energy into your professional development.
It might feel like there's no good way to give your two weeks' notice, but that's not true. There are particular actions you can take to ensure you leave a good final impression with your current employer.Leaving your current company respectfully and thoughtfully can ensure better long-term connections and references -- and, even if you're switching industries, you never know who could help you down the road. Plus, it's the courteous thing to do.
Here, we'll explore the best way to give your two weeks' notice to maintain a positive relationship with your old employer, while ensuring a seamless transition into your next role.
How to write your two weeks' notice
- Begin your resignation letter with your name, job title, current organization, company address, email, and date of resignation. Since this letter is for official company records, you want to be as formal as possible.
- In the first paragraph, write, "I would like to inform you that I am resigning from