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Alison Doyle

How to Write a Resignation Letter

By August 13, 2013

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When writing a letter of resignation, it's important to keep your resignation letter simple, brief, and to-the-point. It should also be positive because once you have decided to resign there's no point in criticizing your employer or your job - you may need a reference in the future.

Write a formal resignation letter so it can be placed in your employment file. When you're not sure how to write a resignation letter, review sample resignation letters to get some ideas. You can use them to create your own personalized resignation letter.

It isn't the best way to resign, but sometimes circumstances are such that you need to resign over the phone. Here are tips for making that difficult phone call to quit your job. Email is another way that you can resign, especially if you're working remotely. Here's how to quit your job via email.

Read More: Resignation Letters | Resignation Letter Examples

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