What is a Two Weeks Notice Letter?
Giving an employer two weeks notice is standard practice. Typically, this will provide an employer enough time to find a suitable replacement while ensuring that an employee's position remains filled during the hiring process.
Making this Two Weeks Notice Letter can be a way to communicate your departure in a positive manner and to relate when you expect to leave your position. It is simply a formality and a way for you and the company to document your voluntary departure.
You can submit a printed copy, submit by email, or both. Either way, keep a copy for your own records. If your end date changes, make sure to alter the letter and resubmit it. You only need to submit the letter to your manager or the appropriate HR person. You typically should not CC it to coworkers or other company leadership.
When to use a Two Weeks Notice Letter:
- You want to let your employer know that you are leaving their employment in 2 weeks.
- Your employer asks for a written notice of your voluntary resignation.
- You want a written record that you notified your employer that you are leaving your job.