Breaking up is hard to do. Especially with your employer! Below is a letter of resignation template that can help you get started with this tough task.

[Your name]
[Your street address]
[Your city, state and zip]
[Your email address]

[Today’s date]

[Recipient’s name]
[Recipient’s title]
[Recipient’s company]
[Company street address]
[Company city, state and zip]

Dear [Recipient],

I have thoroughly enjoyed my time with [company name] for the past [number of] years. Thank you for allowing me to develop my skill set and be an asset to the organization.

However, I have decided to pursue another professional opportunity and will be leaving as of [last day of work].

Working for [company name] has been a tremendous experience, and I value my time spent with the company.

I will gladly help transition my role and responsibilities; please let me know how I can assist.


{Insert signature}

[Your Name]