Sample Current Position Resignation Letter
Accepting a new career opportunity is exciting, but resigning from your current job is sometimes
hard because you will be leaving a familiar boss, co-workers, and work environment behind.
Submitting an official letter of resignation to your superior similar to the one below is strongly
recommended to help avoid misunderstandings and to document your decision. Your recruiter
can offer many suggestions to help make the whole process a very positive experience.
(City, State, Zip)
Dear (Employer Name):
This letter is to inform you that I wish to terminate my employment with (your company here)
effective (date enter here). I have accepted a new position and have decided to move on with my
I want to express my gratitude for a rewarding employment experience with (company name) and
with you personally. This decision to pursue another opportunity was not an easy one. But it is
right for me as I work toward fulfilling career goals. I hope you will respect my position in this
My efforts until my end date will be to wrap up my projects here and turn over my
responsibilities as smoothly as possible. Please let me know what you expect so this process is
completed to your satisfaction.
Again, thank you for all that you’ve done for me.