What Should My Letter of Resignation Say?. If you're not sure of how to write a resignation letter, that's normal __ it's certainly not an everyday task. Take a look at a sample resignation letter, or a few if you want to explore different options. In our view, the shorter the resignation letter, the better.
A Gracious Tone. Your resignation letter is not the time to air grudges, take passive_aggressive shots, or otherwise be unpleasant. Regardless of how you feel about your (soon to be former) job or your boss, this letter should be an exercise in professionalism and graciousness. An excellent way to do that is to say a simple "thank you." Even if you hated your job, you got something from it at some point. Focus on that positive bit if you need to.