Video:Q&A: How to Tell a Manager That You're Leaving a Jobwith Tim Tyrell-Smith
Want to learn how to tell a manager that you've leaving a job? Here, see helpful tips before you announce your resignation.See Transcript
Transcript:Q&A: How to Tell a Manager That You're Leaving a Job
How to tell your boss that you are leaving your job. Once you’ve decided to quit your job, there is a really important next step. You have to tell your boss that you are leaving.
Tips for Telling a Manager That You're Leaving a Job
Well here are 3 things to do to make sure that conversation goes well.
#1, Get out of the office. If you can, go to lunch or find a spot to meet with your boss out of the office environment. That should contribute to a more positive discussion.
#2, Write up a positive resignation letter. This formalizes the decision and in the right situation feels very empowering to write.
More Tips for Telling a Manager That You're Leaving a Job
#3, Be cooperative. Be open to adjusting your timing and be open to a longer transition period. So be positive and keep things friendly if you can. Your good communication skills will make this a much simpler process for you and for your company.