There are various different ways of approaching the resignation process, some right and some wrong. You might be leaving your current employer but it never hurts to leave them with a positive impression of you.
There are only two points you really have to get across when writing your letter of resignation:
- the fact that you're resigning, and
- your acceptance that you are (probably) bound by a notice period.
Anything else is just a nicety. But it's well worth being as nice as possible about the matter.
Harsh words in a resignation letter could easily come back to haunt you in the future, not least if you ever need a reference from this employer.
Why are you leaving?
They are going to be wondering why you’re leaving. ...
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