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Best way to quit/resign a role?

Question savages, might be departing to pastures greener next week.


Been at the company for 6 months, just role isn't right for my skillset. Good peeps otherwise.


Been remote since I joined so more of a pain to book time in someone's calendar.

Best way to resign?
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Smithy
Politicker
+4
Director of Sales
Call your boss, tell them why and be honest and Β professional.Β 

No point in doing anything else. Email is a last resort if you can’t get them on the phone.Β 

Sales is a small worldΒ 
funcoupons
WR Officer
+11
up in Fiji, under paddy
Agreed. Phone call and follow up with a formal resignation by email.Β 
Incognito
WR Officer
+11
Master of Disaster
What I’d like to do:

send a sympathy card saying β€œsorry for your loss” on the front - handwritten by me on the inside, β€œit’s me.”

what I would actually do:

whatever the lawyer at my new job tells me to do.Β 
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+11
Needer of Life Alert
Call your boss, have the one on one, then send your notice to them in writing via email.Β 
Nairobi
Politicker
+7
BDR
Never burn bridges. Call them. Up to you if you want to do video or phone, I prefer phone call cause it’s quicker and less awkward than on a video call.
Ladycloser
Fire Starter
+3
Sales Executive
give zero notice and then slam them in every interviewΒ 
Ladycloser
Fire Starter
+3
Sales Executive
kidding <3 don't do that. Quitting a job is never fun, but you can make it better by being honest yet kind and professional, giving at least a 2 week notice, and leaving with grace. I gave my notice in during my one-on-one with my boss and then followed the chat with a formal email stating my last day.

Good luck!
BuyersAreLiars
Opinionated
+1
Enterprise Account Executive
ALWAYS follow up with an official email after the call / Zoom / meeting. I have more than one friend that never put their resignation in writing and HR made them work their full months notice period from the date of the email NOT from when they told their manager. One buddy ended up having his offer rescinded from his prospective employer as a result.Β 
FarmingU
Politicker
+8
Account Manager
1s Face to Face with your manager/boss.
2nd Face to Face to HR
3rd Email to manager/boss and HRΒ 

InQ5WeTrust
Arsonist
+8
Sales Savages, what is our profession? Trauma!
I vote for cake with 'I quit' in icing
4
I just quit my job after 3+ years of buying the dream "tHiS rOle WiLl bE gReaT foR yOur dEveLopMenT"... Feels good so just thought I'd share
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