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Leaving one big 4 to join another. What is the best way to break the news to your current colleagues and management?

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“Hey folks - I forgot to put in my two-week notice two weeks ago so today is my last day. Cheers!”

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This is my two weeks notice. I really enjoyed working with you all and have this other opportunity that Im really excited about.

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OP I don’t understand your comment. You said you aren’t interested in staying so who cares if they match?

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Cameo by someone memorable

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Island boys!!!!

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F?&2 y’all, I’m out —-

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When I did it years ago, they escorted me immediately to the elevator and paid me for 2 weeks. I partied so hard.

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Just tell them, you’re not as important as you think.

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If you got a good relationship with them then they already know before your it’s time for your two week notice, and if they don’t then you don’t have a relationship that you need to worry about. Just give it to them straight.

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Bye!!!

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I’m out!

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I'm in the same boat. Do you break the news over a call with your colleagues or over email?

I was thinking of telling a few colleagues over IM, calls, etc. after telling the PPMD I’m out then sending an email to everyone!

Teams chat, at least that’s my plan lol

See y’all at the other side

It usually works best if you buy someone a gift before breaking bad news

You don’t need to tell them where you are going.

Pick up the phone, would not recommend teams message. Your PPMD is most likely going to call you anyways, rather tell them over the phone.

“It’s not you; it’s me.”

I don’t work in the big 4 but something I’ve learned is to not burn bridges and not tell anyone where I’m going to next. Just said you found a better opportunity and end it there.

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