Written by attorney Irene E Bassock

Tips for Transitioning Employees - Tip #1 - Collect Critical Documents

Tips for Transitioning Employees - Tip #1 - Collect Critical Documents. Before you walk out that door, take a moment to collect critical information, including your original job offer and all compensation and benefit summaries and plans, including your company's severance pay plan. If you are eligible for any type of bonus, be sure to collect your award letters and any documents describing those awards. And, if you are close to retirement, you should also considering tracking down your retirement plan. Don't forget to gather performance reviews and accolades that you may have received from your employer. Finally, if you agreed to any non-compete restrictions or other types of restrictive covenants, be sure to get copies of those agreements.

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