Tag: how to resign

How to resign with class and dignity, even when you want to do otherwise

Congratulations! You just got an offer for a wonderful new job. There’s just one problem: how do you resign from your present job with dignity and professionalism, so you can get a decent reference (even if you do want to stick two fingers up at your boss from hell!)?  Whether…

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Woman quits £60,000 a year job to sell ice cream on an island…would you?

Is it ever too late to change your career? Well, only if you say so. The term ‘mature student’ was coined for a reason – to give anyone who decided (in adult life) that they wanted to change careers to have the opportunity to do just that.

If you think about the fact that we are living a lot longer these days, deciding to retrain in your forties, fifties (or later) means you can enjoy several decades of life doing what you enjoy – and why not?

I quit! How to write a resignation letter

Making a decision to leave your job can be the result of many factors. A career change, needing more money or because you couldn’t stand to work under a draconian boss or colleagues from…

Whatever your reason, it pays to resign with dignity and professionalism. After all, you’re having the last laugh now aren’t you? Not to mention the small thing called a reference that you’ll need from your old employer.

Here are some tips to help you resign professionally.