A Resignation Letter Template has nine parts; but the three most important are the salutation and the first and second paragraph.
Think of it as a sandwich in which the most part is what's in the middle.
Here's a closer look at the individual components and what it looks like when it's all pulled together.
One) Contact Information : This is set up like a letter, where you include your name; address; city, state,zip code; phone number and email address.
Two) Date: This is self explanatory - enter the date here.
Three) Employer Contact Information : Enter the name of person that you're submitting your resignation letter to; the person's title; the name of the organization; address; city, state and zip code.
Four) Salutation: This is where you put Dear Mr./Mr. Last Name
Five) First Paragraph : In the first paragraph of a resignation letter you should clearly state that you are resigning and indicate the last day that you will work. Tell why you are leaving; whether it's to attend college, accept another position that puts you further on your career path, etc. Finally, be sure to use the name of the company in the first paragraph.
Six) Second Paragraph . The second paragraph of a resignation letter template, which is optional, should thank your employer for the opportunities afforded you during your employment with the company. Be complementary of people who encouraged, mentored and supported you.
Seven) Third and Final Paragraph : Conclude your resignation letter by offering to assist with the transition of someone else into your position and/or your separation from the company.
Eight) Closing: Close with something like "Sincerely", Respectfully Yours", etc.
Nine) Signature: Sign your name and then type/print it.
Resignation Letter Template #1
Dear Mr. (Name);
This letters serves to inform you that I will be resigning from my
current position as Administrative Assistant for ABC Health Systems. My
last day of employment will be March 16, 2012.
I have completed my studies at the University of Chicago and have been offered a position in my field of study. I will be starting a position in Human Resource Management shortly.
I am grateful to ABC Health Systems for the opportunity to learn and grow with the company in the last three years. It has been a pleasure working with my coworkers and clients. The knowledge and experience I have acquired here will be extremely helpful to me in the future.
I will be available to assist in training the person who will assume my position before my departure.
Resignation Letter Template #2
Dear Ms. (Name);
Please be informed that I am resigning from my
position as Financial Analyst. My last day of employment will be
September 15, 2010.
It has been an honor working for Grand Community College as I consider I learned and developed many skills during the time of my employment.It has been a wonderful experience to work with all the experts in our department.
Finally, I can be contacted through my email adress, as needed, if you have any difficulty.
Resignation Letter Template #3
Dear Mr. Googies;
I want to thank you for the opportunity
you have given me here at Googies, Inc. I have grown in many aspects as a
professional because of the investment of time, coaching and training
that you made in me.
Unfortunately, and due to unseen circumstances, I will no longer be able to keep my position as your administrative assistant; as I have some personal matters that require my full time attention.
Consequently, please accept this as my formal resignation. I wish you the best and further success in growing your business.
Resignation Letter Template #4
"I resigned from up-country several years ago. The business I worked for is a service business, which I really liked. However, career advancement was limited, so I resigned after 4 years of service. My resignation letter looked similar to the example below." Paveenasuda
Please be informed that I am resigning from the
position of General Manager. I will remain in service until last day of
my employment on January 31, 2009.
From the first day to the last day with Dr.Glass Marketing I received a warm welcome and kind support.
It has also been my pleasure working with all management and staff, as every one of them work professionally and devote themselves to the company and their customers. Thank you indeed for the great experience and opportunities. It was truly my honor to have worked for them.
Finally, I will certainly be available, on demand, to assist the company in transitioning my knowledge to the new manager who will be in this position.
Resignation Letter Template #5
"After my first child was born, I decided to quit my job and stay home with my child. I resigned and submitted this letter to my supervisor." Jane
Dear Mr. Jones,
As you know, my first baby is due next month. After weighing the pros and cons of continuing to work or staying home to raise my child, I have made a decision. Please be advised that I am resigning from my position as administrative assistant for ABC Inc. My due date is August 4th and I have decided to take the final two weeks of my pregnancy to prepare for this life changing event. Therefore I am giving you a two weeks notice with my last day being July 21st.
This was not an easy decision to make and I have given the matter a lot of thought. I would like to take the opportunity to thank you for hiring me two years ago to be your administrative assistant. I’ve learned a lot and have gained some valuable experience. I know it will help me in the future when I decide to return to the work force.
Please accept my letter of resignation. I will be happy to assist with training someone else to fill my position. Thank you again for everything.
Resignation Letter Template #6
"I was employed however I am moving to London and have to resign. My resignation letter (using your template) would look like this..."Alicia
Dear Mr. Paul,
Unfortunatey, I am no longer able to work for your company, Woolworths (Kingsway) as of 25/August/2013 due to my relocation to London.
I would like to thank all my colleagues for helping me ease into the job and teaching me effective ways to work. And on a more personal note I'd like to extend my gratitude to you for hiring me, it was a pleasure to work there.
If you need to contact me i will be available at 9-378-7213 until 21/August/2013.
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