Resignation Letter Samples

Want to resign from your job? These resignation letter samples give you ideas about how to do it professionally and gracefully. These samples cover the most common reasons why an employee might decide to resign his or her . 

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Remember that your resignation letter is one of your final opportunities to leave a with your current employer. Don't let this positive opportunity pass you by. You never know when that will serve your best interests in the future. Use this resignation letter template to craft your own resignation letter. 

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Of the resignation letter samples, this one emphasizes that the has future plans for a new job. The new job will allow him or her to advance in career aspirations and develop additional job skills. This is a feel-good .

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A spouse relocation for a new job is a common reason why an employee might turn in a resignation letter. The resignation, while sad, is not preventable. Here is a resignation letter sample to use when you must resign from your job to follow a spouse to a new location.

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While some people work full-time when returning to school, others are fortunate to have income that allows them to return to school full-time. Or, the rigor of the course of study chosen requires full-time at school. Use this resignation letter sample when you must quit your employment to return to school. 

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Personal reasons are the  of many employee resignations. If you must resign from your job, and you wish your reasons to remain private and confidential, here is a resignation letter sample for you to use. 

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Use this resignation letter sample to turn in to your employer when you have accepted a new job opportunity. 

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Use simple resignation letter samples that you can use for any reason, at any time, to resign from your job.

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Interested in seeing a resignation letter sample that allows you to resign professionally from your job without burning any bridges?Customize this resignation letter sample to match your individual situation when you resign from your job.

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Sometimes your resignation brings you a sigh of relief. Don't blow possible future opportunities, though, with a negative resignation letter. Keep your resignation letter positive and upbeat. Don't leave a negative impression in your permanent personnel file. You can resign from your job in a positive manner. Resist the temptation to send a resignation letter that says, "I'm outta here!" You never know who will read resignation letters in the future -- or what that might mean for you.

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Here's a sample resignation letter from an employee who has decided to become a stay-at-home mom for the first few years of her child's life. The employee is leaving on cordial terms and wants to cement a positive relationship for the future. She eventually plans to return to the job market.