Depending on the reason for your wanting to resign from your job it could be very tough putting down a courteous and diplomatic letter. Still no matter how badly you may want to leave making the effort to write a civil and diplomatic resignation letter is important if you must not burn the bridges at every stream you cross.
A good resignation letter helps you maintain and leave a positive relationship with your soon to be former employer. you never know when you might need that employer for a reference or find the boss in a position to give your career a slight nudge in future. These are some of the reasons why your resignation letter should look good and devoid of negatives.
A good resignation letter should be brief, and focused. there’s no need talking irrelevancies. Simple inform the company when you are leaving and thank them for the opportunity they gave you.
A couple sample resignation letters;
Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name
I would like to inform you that I am resigning from my position as Account Executive for the XYZ Agency, effective October 1.
Thank you for the opportunities for professional and personal development that you have provided me during the last five years. I have enjoyed working for the agency and appreciate the support provided me during my tenure with the company.
If I can be of any help during this transition, please let me know.
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. If I can be of any assistance during this transition, please let me know.
Note: These are samples and are provided for guidance only. The provided information, including samples and examples, is not guaranteed for accuracy or legality. Letters and other correspondence should be edited to fit your personal situation.Are You Resigning from Your Job? Here's Some Great Resignation Letter Samples by ngcareers