BRIDGING THE GAP
In Thailand, many companies package their compensation with significant year-end bonus payments. As a result, it's not unusual for people to submit resignation letters after they have their bonuses in hand. If you're a manager, you may have received some of those letters last month, or you might receive one any day now.
Most organisations have a policy requiring people to submit resignation letters at least a month before the date on which they wish to leave. However, many employees count unused annual leave as part of the notice period, so in many cases a person will be gone only two weeks after informing you. That's not enough time to make a proper transition for the new replacement _ if you're lucky to find a proper one in time.
If you're considering leaving your current job for a new one, inadequate notice could damage not only the organisation but also your own reputation. You'll be seen as inconsiderate by old bosses and possibly by new ones if word gets around. With that in mind, here are some things to consider once you decide to leave your existing employer:
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