1. Careers
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Employee Resignation Letter


Don Klumpp / The Image Bank / Getty Images

Use this employee resignation letter example when you are providing your employer with notice that you are going to resign from your job.

Employee Resignation Letter

December 30, 20XX

Ms. Janine Michaels
Chief Executive Officer
Acme Company
456 Main St.
Philadelphia, PA 12345

Dear Ms. Michaels,

I am writing to notify you that I am resigning from my position as Personnel Manager with Acme Company. My last day of employment will be January 30.

I appreciate the opportunities I have been given at Acme and the professional guidance and support with which you have provided me. I wish you and the company success in the future.

If I can be of any assistance during the transition, please do not hesitate to ask.

Best Regards,

Signature (hard copy letter)

Jill Jones

Sending an Email Message

If you’re emailing your letter, here's how to send your email message including what to include, proofing, double checking that you have all the information you need, and sending a test message.

Resignation Articles and Advice

Please Note: This sample is provided for guidance only. The provided information, including samples and examples, is not guaranteed for accuracy or legality. Letters and other correspondence should be edited to fit your personal situation.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.