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I’m anticipating a job offer to go in house at the end of next week (12th). I’d like to give two weeks notice, but will be on vacation in Europe around Thanksgiving week (19th-26th). Would it be frowned upon to give notice on the 12th, and be on vacation for Thanksgiving week, but say I’m willing to stay until December 1 to help close matters out? (I don’t care if they say I don’t need to stay the full two weeks - actually that would be amazing, but I don’t want to burn bridges. Contd…

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I vote for doing what is best for you!

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I did this years ago. Had a booked vacation and gave notice week before vacation. Their options were I leave before vacation or I go on vacation and they get two weeks of me helping to close out. They chose the latter.

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Thank you for sharing!

Contd… we have an unlimited vacation policy at my firm. I’m not trying to get my holiday/vacation days out of it. I simply don’t want to cancel my vacation plans.

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