Standard Resignation Letters
[Street * City * State * Zip Code]
[Phone # * email]
Dear [Recipient’s name]:
I have decided to tender my resignation. My last day will be [date].
Please accept this letter as my notice of resignation, effective [date].
This is to formally notify you that I am resigning from [company name] as [title]. [Date]
will be my last day of employment.
(Choose one or more)
*Thank you for the opportunity to work for such an outstanding organization.
*This wasn’t an easy decision, because I am grateful for the rewarding employment I’ve
had with [company name]. But after long hours of consideration, my decision is now
final and I have accepted a position with another company.
*I hope a two-week notice is sufficient for you to find a replacement for me. If I can help
to train my replacement or tie up any loose ends, please let me know.
*I made this decision, not because I’m unhappy with the opportunities you’ve presented,
but as a strategic career move. It’s been a great pleasure working with you and
representing the company. I wish you and [company name] continued success.
*Please feel free to call on me if I can help ensure a smooth transition.
*Thank you very much for the opportunity to work here.
*Sincere thanks and best wishes for the future.
[Your name, title]