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Hello -I have been with my employer for two years. The position I thought I was applying for is far different than the job I am doing. I would like to ask my employer for a mutual separation. Should I contact HR for this request or my manager? THank you!

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Ohio

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

At will

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No I would like to separate on positive terms as my husband Is employed with same organization (different division)

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Employment Law
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Employment Lawyer: Gerald, Esq, Attorney replied 9 months ago
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Employment Lawyer: Gerald, Esq, Attorney replied 9 months ago

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Thank you for your patience and thank you for using Just Answer. I want to provide you the best service I can. Please feel free to ask any follow-up questions you have.

I am an attorney with 30 years of experience; I hope to provide you information that will help you in resolving your question.

You should start with your manager. The first thing that you want to do is prepare a letter of resignation.

Make sure that your letter is written with a positive tone and is as complimentary as possible to the company.

You do not want to get into anything that can be construed as a complaint against the company or your manager.

The best tone is something like:

"I have enjoyed working here and I have apprecuiated the opportunity to learn and grow under your direction. I think that the xyz company is a fine organization and I am proud of my association with it.

It is with some sadness that I have determined that it is time for me to depart the company and seek other opportunities.

I sincerely ***** ***** support I have received......."

Letters like this are helpful because you will be looking for letters of reference. If you can keep the door open to you that is best for you and your leaving in this way will not affect your husband.

I hope the information I provide is useful to you. I want you to be comfortable and satisfied with my attempt to assist you. Please, if you have ANY follow-up questions, feel free to ask.

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Good luck.

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Kind regards,

Gerald

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