Monster.com and About.com both offer free resignation letter samples. A resignation letter states the position being resigned and the effective date, according to Forbes. It is addressed to the employee's direct supervisor. A reason for leaving is not required.Continue Reading
Beyond the basic information, a well-written resignation letter includes a thank you for the opportunities received while in that position, such as training, mentoring, and favorite projects or responsibilities. Mentioning a willingness to help with the transition of duties is also a good idea.
Since the resignation letter may end up in the employee's file for professional references and rehire decisions, writing a thoughtful, complimentary letter is worth the effort.Learn more about Business Communications