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Letter of Resignation Samples

Format

Your Contact Information
First Last Name
Address
City, State, Zip Code
Phone Number
Email

Date

Employer Contact Information

Name
Title
Organization
Address
City, State, Zip Code

Salutation
Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name,

First Paragraph
Your letter should say that you are resigning and state when your resignation is effective.

Second Paragraph
The next (optional) section of your resignation letter should thank your employer for the opportunities you have had during your employment with the company.

Final Paragraph
Conclude your resignation letter (also optional) by offering to assist with the transition.

Close
Respectfully yours,

Signature
Handwritten signature

Typed Signature

Two Weeks Notice
(follow format from above)

Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name:

I am writing to announce my resignation from COMPANY NAME, effective two weeks from this date.
This was not an easy decision to make, on my part. The past ten years have been very rewarding. I've enjoyed working for you and managing a very successful team dedicated to a quality manufactured product delivered on time.

Thank you for the opportunity for growth that you have provided me.

Sincerely,

YOUR SIGNATURE

Typed signature

Regret at Leaving
(follow format from above)

Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name:

I regret to inform you that I am resigning from my position as XXXXXXXXXXX for the ABC Company. My last day of employment will be XXXX.

Thank you for the support and the opportunities that you have provided me during the last several years. I have enjoyed my tenure with the company.

If I can be of any assistance during this transition, please let me know. I would be glad to help however I can.

Sincerely,

YOUR SIGNATURE

Typed signature

Formal/Benefits
(follow format from above)

Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name:

Please accept this letter as notification that I am resigning from my position with ABC Company effective XXXXXX.

I appreciate the opportunities I have been given at ABC and your professional guidance and support. I wish you and the company success in the future.

Please let me know what to expect as far as my final work schedule, accrued vacation leave, and my employee benefits.

If I can be of assistance during this transition, please let me know.

Sincerely,

YOUR SIGNATURE

Typed signature