Ah yes. The voluntary resignation. Of a good person. Or maybe just an OK person.
We love to wring our hands – both inside and outside HR – about the best way to communicate a resignation to the rest of a team, department or location inside a company.
We have to communicate something so people don’t panic.
“It is with a heavy heart that I announce the resignation of Billy Thompson.”
For the most part, we want to explain that it will all be OK. We’d like to say that we’re supportive of the person, and that we wish them