There are various reasons why people choose to quit their jobs — a burnout, emergencies, family commitments and sometimes even prospects of new jobs.

Whatever the reason, quitting is a big decision that should be taken after much thought.

If you’ve finally decided you want to quit, the bigger question is, how do you do it?

  1. Resign gracefully
  2. Give a notice
  3. Mention your reasons
  4. Resignation letter & Request for a recommendation letter
  5. Be thankful
  6. Don’t forget the details
  7. Return company property
  8. Staying longer: Should you or should you not
  9. Help with the transition
  10. Take your belongings along
  11. Zip it up!