The current notice period is the amount of time specified in an employment contract that an employee must give their employer before quitting. The contract will describe how long of a notice the employee needs to serve before he is allowed to leave his job.
Notice periods can range from a few weeks to several months, and are typically based on an employee's length of service.
Below are links to more short & concise blog posts. Many readers find them thematically and informationally useful.
- How to reduce your notice period (so you can leave earlier or start a new job sooner)
- What does a notice period mean (definition and a quick explanation)
- How to answer what is your notice period during a job interview (suggested response)