Sample Letter of Resignation

Thinking about quitting your job? If so, a Sample Letter of Resignation can be just what you need to express your sorrow about leaving while at the same time being excited about your future.   

This sample letter can help you write a fast, effective resignation letter.

If you're not careful you can spend too much time writing something way beyond what is required.

Instead, use a template letter and be finished within a matter of minutes.

The sample resignation letter below shows just how easy it can be.


Dear Mr. Ross;

Please accept this letter as my notice of resignation. My last day of employment will be (date).

After much consideration I have chosen to pursue my interests in nursing and have enrolled in an LPN program. I'll be attending full time.

Leaving [name of company] was not an easy decision to make, but I am strongly drawn to the nursing profession and feel that now is the time to pursue the career that I'm most interested in.

I am grateful for the rewarding employment I've had with (company name) and thank you for the support and opportunities extended to me over the five years that I have been here.

Finally, please let me know how I can be of assistance in transitioning someone into my position. Thank you once again.


Your Signature
Your Name

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