This can be a minefield. I have been on the receiving end of many emails from hapless students who clearly had no guidance, and whose communication with me ended up appearing flippant and rude. Here is that sort of email: Here is what an email to a professor should look like:
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Yes Sorry, something has gone wrong. If you did not sign a contract for your new job, and since you haven't wasted any of their money by going to orientations or whatever, then there are no legal ramifications if you withdraw your acceptance.
It will piss them off, but it's their loss if they're being as unreasonable as you say. Your letter should be simple and direct, on your letterhead if you don't have letterhead, you can easily create it in any word processing program like Word and it should be sent ASAP so as to not cause them further aggravations or more headaches for yourself.
I would simply write something like: I am sorry if this decision causes you any problems or inconvenience. My reasons for withdrawing my acceptance are not at issue. However, you should know that one factor in my decision is that I have decided to stay with my current employer.
I certainly appreciate, and am flattered by, the fact that you chose me for the job. Unfortunately, the timing is just not right, and to accept the job now would be doing both of us a great disservice. Best of luck in finding another candidate. Please feel free to call me should you wish to discuss this matter further.
Otherwise, you don't have to give them any details other than this. The key thing is to express your regret, but also thank them for having the confidence in you by offering the job to you. The last line is optional, but I would leave it in.
It shows that you're willing to talk further about your withdrawing the acceptance. But, if they do call and it's an unpleasant call, tell whoever calls exactly that, wish them a good day and hang up. Only talk with them if they call and are cordial or respectful.
And if you do have a conversation with them, don't open up and give them tons of details. Just stick to "now is not the right time" and you "don't feel that accepting the job would be in the best interests of both of you. BTW, I had to do exactly this a number of years ago. I didn't handle it at all professionally and all kinds of trouble ensued.
I waited until the Friday before the job started and had a messenger deliver my letter saying that I wouldn't be there on Monday my employer practically doubled my salary to keep me where I was. It was a nightmare. You are going about this way better than I went about my own situation.please i need help as regard how i can write an acceptance letter to a student seeking to observe a 2 month industrial training in our organsation.
we have accepted her letter but i want to reply her with an acceptance letter, please how do i put this in writng. thanks mayowa. Send an acceptance letter as soon as you are absolutely sure that you want to accept the job offer.
If you need more than two weeks to decide whether or not to accept an offer, telephone or write the person making the offer and ask for an extension of time to decide.
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