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Dear <Boss Name>:
It is with both regret and anticipation that I submit this letter of resignation, effective January 19, 2011.
Sample leading statements for a resignation letter include:
It is with great reluctance that I submit this letter of resignation, effective ________.
With regret and anticipation I submit this letter of resignation, effective __________.
Circumstances require that I resign my position as _______________, effective on ___________.
I have accepted a position with CDE Company, as an opportunity to further my current career goals and achieve growth within a supervisory role.
(Note: If you're leaving this employment for reasons other than accepting a new position, you may be honest in your response, but avoid negative statements. Always refer to the positive things you are moving toward, rather than the negative things you are leaving behind.)
Other examples for cause of resignation include:
I have decided to take this time to evaluate my current goals and investigate new opportunities.
I have decided to further my education in pursuit of (a particular degree or future position).
I have decided to change the course of my current career goals and will be pursuing a new direction in ____________.
It is very important that you include some positive aspects of your time and association with this company. This is true for future interview situations, as well. For some, this can be the most difficult task. If nothing else, consider what this position has taught you, what positive skills it has allowed you to acquire, and how it has helped you determine your career path for the future.
(Appreciative Statements/Summary:)
It has been a genuine pleasure working for ABC Company during these past four years. I have enjoyed working with ABC's fine staff of professionals, and I will miss my associations here. I wish you and ABC Company continued success in all your endeavors.
(Note: If this company is one you may need again, whether in continued work or networking, or you desire a continued allegiance, consider offering to help in the interviewing, hiring, or training of your replacement.) For example:
(Assistance for Closure:)
If I may be of any assistance in the hiring process or training of my replacement, please know that I will gladly make myself available to this effort during the next four weeks (or "until February 14th," or "until ______").
End your letter without closing the door on the future:
Thank you for allowing me to serve ABC Company.
Again, I wish ABC Company continued success.
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