How to resign your job – part 2

The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn. (Russell)

“Take this job and shove it” – can really hurt YOU

Every week I hear, “I know that candidate from a previous job. I wouldn’t touch him with a ten foot pole. He was not a team player.”

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Sample resignation letter and comments

Date

Name of Person Resigning To

Company

Address

City, State ZIP

 

Dear Boss,

Please accept this letter as my official notice of resignation. I appreciate the work we have been able to accomplish together at [company name], but I have now made a commitment to another organization and will begin with them in […]

Blackmail your boss?

Progress always involves risk, you can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first base. (Frederick Wilcox)

While I worked at EDS a man quit three different times. Twice he actually left the building and went to work for someone else for a week or two. He resigned but let his boss know he […]