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Resignation Notice


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Definition: Resignation notice is the act of notifying your employer that you are going to leave your job.

Giving two weeks notice is the standard practice when resigning from a job, however an employee has no legal obligation to provide notice unless he or she is covered by an employment contract or labor agreement that specifies how much resignation notice must be given. Here are some of the reasons when you could quit without notice.

Even if you tell your supervisor in person, you should provide a written resignation letter for your employee file and to confirm the date of your departure. Here's what to say when you quit your job

Review advice on how to resign, how to write a resignation letter and resignation notice letter samples to see what is included in a resignation letter.

Also Known As: resign notice, resign, resignation

Examples: Colleen provided two weeks resignation notice to her employer.

Read More: 50+ Frequently Asked Questions About Resigning | How to Quit a Job | How to Quit a Job for Personal Reasons

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