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How to Quit a Job

How to quit a job, including the top reasons for quitting a job, how to quit a job in-person, via email, or over the phone. Plus, advice and tips on how to quit a job gracefully and how to say goodbye when you leave your job.

Get Ready to Quit Your Job
Before you quit your job, review these tips and suggestions to make sure that you're ready to leave, before you turn in your resignation.

I Quit! How to Resign from Your Job
How to resign from your job, includes free sample resignation letters.

How to Quit for Personal Reasons
Tips and advice for how to resign from a job for personal reasons, including what to tell your boss and sample resignation letters.

How to Quit a Freelance Job
5 signs that it's time to fire a freelance client including how to know when it's time to quit, and tips and advice for quitting a freelance job.

How to Quit a New Job
Do you need to quit a job that you just started? Here are tips on how to quit a new job, including how much notice to give and what to say to your manager.

15 Things To Do Before Leaving Your Job
15 things you should do before you leave your job, including how to plan your departure, what you need to handle and how to ensure a smooth transition.

How to Quit Your Job via Email
Sometimes circumstances are such that using email to quit your job is unavoidable. Here's how to quit a job via email.

50+ Frequently Asked Questions About Resigning
Answers to the most frequently asked questions about resigning from a job.

Top 10 Things Not to Include in a Resignation Letter
Review 10 things that shouldn't be written in a resignation letter, including why not to include them, and what should be included in a letter of resignation.

Top 10 Things Not to Say When You Quit a Job
Review the top 10 things not to say when you quit your job, plus advice on how to resign gracefully and what to say when you want to quit with class.

How to Write a Letter of Resignation
When writing a resignation letter, it's important to keep it as as short and simple as possible. Here's how to write a resignation letter, plus examples.

How to Say Goodbye
You have found a new job and you're ready to give two-weeks notice to your current employer. What's the best way to say good-bye? The first step is to let your boss know that you're resigning. Next, you will want to say farewell to your co-workers.

How to Quit Job Over the Phone
Quitting a job over the phone isn't the most polite way to quit. However, if you are unable to resign in person, quitting over the phone or via email is alternative. Here's how to quit a job over the phone.

Job Interview Answer: Why Did You Quit Your Job
Did you quit your job? Don't know how to answer the interview question "Why are you quitting your job?" or Why did you quit your job?" These suggested interview answers with help you prepare to answer the question.

How to Resign When You're On Maternity Leave
Review an example of an email message sent to resign during a maternity leave, plus tips on the best way to resign while you're on maternity leave.

Resignation Etiquette Tips
When you tender your resignation from employment, paying attention to proper resignation etiquette is important, because how you leave your job can impact your future employment. Here are resignation etiquette tips and advice for resigning with class.

Can I Get Unemployment If I Quit?
One of the questions I'm asked quite often is can I get unemployment if I quit a job? When you quit your job you may not be eligible for unemployment benefits. In most cases, if you quit you are not eligible for unemployment. However, if you left for a good reason you may be able to collect.

Reasons for Leaving a Job
Here's a list of reasons for leaving your job you can use to tell your manager why you're leaving and share with prospective employers. There's both good and bad reasons, which you shouldn't use, on the list.

Tips for Quitting Your Job
Thinking about quitting your job? Here are tips for quitting your job, including advice on deciding to quit, how to resign with class, how to quit over the phone or by email, how to write a resignation letter, what to do if you are asked to quit your job, and more tips on quitting your job.

Should You Quit Before You Get Fired?
If you're concerned about getting fired, does it make sense to quit before the company can fire you? Here are the pros and cons of resigning before you're terminated.

Quit a Job Email Message Sample
Sample email message to use to quit a job.

Quit a Job Stories
Have you quit a job? What happened? How did you quit? What did you say? Share your story of quitting your job and read how others handled it. This is an opportunity to read and share your experiences with other readers just like you.

Quitting Definition
Quitting a job is the act of resigning from employment. Quitting a job involves providing notice to your employer that you are leaving.

Top Reasons to Quit a Job
Before you quit a job, you should be very sure that you want to quit. Keep in mind that this is a tough job market. That said, there are legitimate reasons for quitting your job. Here are good reasons you can use to quit your job.

Should You Quit Without Notice?
Should you quit without notice or do you need to let your employer know when you are resigning? Here's when you need to give notice and when it's not acceptable.

What to Say When You Quit a Job
Here's information on what to say when you quit your job, including what to say, how to respond to your employer's questions, and how to prepare to quit.

Should You Quit Your Job While On Maternity Leave?
How to determine if you should quit during maternity leave, tips on timing your resignation, and advice on how to quit without burning any bridges.

When You Are Asked to Resign
When you are not performing at your job or if the company no longer needs you, you may be asked to resign. It can come down to being asked to resign versus being fired. Here's advice on what should you do if you are asked to resign.

Reasons to Quit Your Job
Review the top reasons to quit your job and add your advice on the best reasons for quitting a job to the list.

When Can I Leave My First Job?
Here's information on what to say when you quit your job in-person or write a resignation letter, as well as what you can expect to hear from your supervisor when you resign.

Unemployment When You Quit Your Job
In most cases, if you quit voluntarily you are not eligible for unemployment. However, if you quit for good cause you may be able to collect unemployment benefits. Here's more on unemployment when you quit your job.

What to Say When You Quit a Job
Here's information on what to say when you quit your job in-person or write a resignation letter, as well as what you can expect to hear from your supervisor when you resign.

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