Are you about to quit your job? Whether you’re leaving your job because you’ve accepted a job offer with another employer, you’re moving out of town or other reasons, deciding how to quit your job can be challenging. Read our tips on how to quit your job gracefully. 

  1. Write a two weeks notice letter
  2. Don’t tell your colleagues about your plans before you tell your boss
  3. Tell your boss in person
  4. Be mindful of what you say 
  5. Keep it positive, or neutral
  6. Keep it brief
  7. Offer to help with the transition 
  8. Don’t burn bridges
  9. Be ready for the unexpected
  10. Say goodbye to coworkers
  11. Finish strong
  12. Help prepare training materials for your replacement
  13. Train your replacement
  14. Express gratitude toward your mentors
  15. Give 100% through your last day
  16. Be confident in your decision to move on
  17. Wish everyone well when you leave
  18. Cultivate lasting relationships
  19. Show gratitude to the people who deserve it
  20. Clean up your office, desk and computer
  21. Don’t have any emotional outbursts

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