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    i'm writing a resignation letter and i wonder if someone can help me with what it should contain. so far all i have written is that i'm going to leave and when, which is just one sentence. what more do they want to know? i have never written one before, do they want to know why you are leaving and if you have liked working there and things like that?
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    Depends. If you are leaving because you want to and you enjoyed your time and liked the people, yes. If you didn't just say you're going. If it's a large concern and the person you notify officially is separate from the people you work with, send a formal letter to them and a private letter to your ex-colleagues after you've gone.
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    thanks!

    Keep it short and sweet. Add something like sorry for any inconvienience this may cause....

    what sort of a job is it?
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    I would always put something like 'I have enjoyed my time here and wish the company all the best in the future'. It is always best to be polite due to maybe needing a reference from them in the future.

    You don't need to state any reasons as to why you are leaving, unless you really want to! I understand what you're saying about the letter seeming short, that's what I thought when I wrote my first one, but that really is all you need to say
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    (Original post by The Doc)
    Keep it short and sweet. Add something like sorry for any inconvienience this may cause....

    what sort of a job is it?
    cashier, not that important and high status but it paid well.

    I wrote a really sarcastic note of resignation on the back of a napkin.
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    (Original post by The Doc)
    I wrote a really sarcastic note of resignation on the back of a napkin.
    oh, :p: what kind of job was that? well i think i will stick to your first advice i need a good reference.

    It was tele sales. They kept getting me to go fetch their lunch from the market (which is the scagiest place ever) so I told them to get lost and quit.
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    (Original post by _EMMA_)
    oh, :p: what kind of job was that? well i think i will stick to your first advice i need a good reference.
    It does you no harm to leave a good impression behind, especially if you may want a reference later.

    I would suggest that you offer an external reason for leaving, even if the real reason was boredom, money, etc. Say you have enjoyed the work, and have learned a great deal - It costs you nothing!

    Aitch
 
 
 
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