How to Write a Resignation Letter

By Erin Greenawald | The Muse

So, you’ve decided to move on. You’ve signed on the dotted line at your new gig, and now all that’s standing in between you and your fab new job is submitting your resignation letter to your current one.


While this isn’t the first step of quitting your job (that would be sitting down with your boss to give two weeks’ notice—read more on having that “I quit” conversation), it’s an important one. The official document you submit to your higher-ups and HR will set the tone for the rest of your time at this job—as well as your relationship moving forward. So it’s worth spending a little time making this two weeks’ notice letter solid and polished.

To help you out, here’s a step-by-step resignation letter template to use.

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