Sample Letter Five
This will confirm my resignation as Title at Company.
I have accepted a position as Executive Editor at a growing publishing house in New Jersey. I am looking
forward to my new position and the challenges that await me.
My last day of work will be December 10, 1998, which should allow me plenty of time to finish ongoing
projects and to turn over my position to my replacement. Please feel free to contact me at any time should you
have any questions regarding my past work. I hope that the transition will go smoothly for everyone.
My experience with ABC Company has been very rewarding. I appreciate having had the opportunity to work
for such a fine company. I wish you and the organization continued success.
Sample Letter Six
This is to inform you that I have accepted a position with another firm. Therefore, I would like to offer my
resignation effective ______.
I want to assure you of my gratitude for a rewarding professional association during my employment with
This decision was not an easy one, and involved many days and hours of thoughtful consideration, particularly
with respect to my own plans for my future. Nevertheless, the decision is final.
Please do not make this process more difficult than it need be by discussions of the reasons for my decision or
whether it can be changed.
My main thoughts now are to work as hard as possible to wrap up my affairs here and turn over my
responsibilities as you direct. However, I would like to join my new firm as soon as possible. Therefore, if
convenient, please notify me if you wish to wave my two week notice and conclude my employment any sooner
Sample Letter Seven