Career Advice

5 ways to resign with class—and keep your professional network

Even though you are leaving your employer, you are not “leaving” your connections and reputation. Do everything you can to leave on a strong note. It’s a small world and you never know who knows who, who you may need help from and who you will be working with in the future.

These five tips will help you maintain and enhance your relationship with your manager and co-workers after you give your resignation.

Go above and beyond

Think about new conversations and tasks you can initiate. Do you have any ideas, suggestions or insights that could help your boss and team? Are there any processes you should document before you leave? Is there a project you could kick-start, make an impact on, and then pass on to another team member?

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