You're moving on in your career. Congratulations! Letting your employer know in a professional way enhances your reputation and supports a positive working relationship with your old boss. Never burn a bridge. Be courteous and tactful. The degree of separation in many industries is small, just a couple of people, and you may encounter your old boss again. Draft the main points of your letter in advance but wait until you have had a conversation with your manager to fine-tune the wording so that it reflects the main points of your conversation.
Your resignation letter doesn’t need to be long or complicated, but some aspects should be standard:
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