Sample Current Position Resignation Letter
Accepting a new career opportunity is exciting, but resigning from your current job is
sometimes hard because you will be leaving a familiar boss, co-workers, and work
environment behind. Submitting an official letter of resignation to your superior similar
to the one below is strongly recommended to help avoid misunderstandings and to
document your decision. Your recruiter can offer many suggestions to help make the
whole process a very positive experience.
(City, State, Zip)
Dear (Employer Name):
This letter is to inform you that I wish to terminate my employment with (your company
here) effective (date enter here). I have accepted a new position and have decided to
move on with my career.
I want to express my gratitude for a rewarding employment experience with (company
name) and with you personally. This decision to pursue another opportunity was not an
easy one. But it is right for me as I work toward fulfilling career goals. I hope you will
respect my position in this matter.
My efforts until my end date will be to wrap up my projects here and turn over my
responsibilities as smoothly as possible. Please let me know what you expect so this
process is completed to your satisfaction.
Again, thank you for all that you’ve done for me.