Leaving your old job on good terms


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Leaving your old job on good terms

Once you have accepted the offer, you might find yourself needing to resign from your current job. Your resignation should be like any other business transaction to ensure you don't burn any bridges. Be courteous throughout the process as you never know when you'll run into these people in a professional environment or need a future reference. First, you want to consider timing. It's important to understand what the industry standards are for the length of time or notice you should give your employer.

Most commonly it's two weeks, however it may be longer for more senior positions, or industries like higher education. Something you should also consider when timing your notification is that some companies have a policy of immediate termination. This means you may be escorted from the building. Be sure to know the company's policies so that you are not surprised. Second, consider format. The ideal situation will be to give notice in person along with a letter ...

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