Resignation gone awry: How should we have handled this? — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Question: “Long story short: Husband and wife both work for our company. Husband
accepts another job out of state because we are downsizing. Wife
continues to work for us until they can sell their home here. Then
she’ll join her husband there. Fast forward: Manager hires a
replacement for the wife. She’ll have a job until the end of March
2008, but she’s nonetheless furious. Why? She never resigned! No
letter, no final date, nothing. I’m pretty sure we messed this one up.
How should we have handled it?”—ST, Florida
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