Can I turn in a letter of resignation and quit my job the same day?

I work for a discount retailer and I want to quit my job. I was originally thinking of turning a resignation letter two weeks before leaving the job. But I don't think that I can stand being there for two more weeks. So, can an employee at a retail job turn in a resignation letter and quit the same day?

Asked By: S - 10/18/2009
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Let's say you never want to use this retailer as a reference. You hate it that bad that you don't even want the retailer on your future job applications. Then I would just quit... More
Answered By: ▐▀▀▼▀▀▌ ► nix ◄ ▐▄▄▲▄▄▌ - 10/18/2009
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Can you? yes. They are not going to lock you in the workplace or send someone to your house to drag you to the workplace. If you refuse to work another day, there is nothing that they can do to make you work... More
Answered By: StephenWeinstein - 10/18/2009
What would be the point of a letter? You won't get a good reference under any circumstances if you walk out. If you really don't think you can stand to be there two more weeks, at least give one weeks' notice.
Answered By: pretty + poisonous - 10/18/2009
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