What does notice period mean?

If you're wondering what notice period is in regards to employment, you're not alone. Here's a quick explanation of what it means and why it matters.

A notice period is a set length of time that an employee must work after giving notice of their intention to leave. The purpose of a notice period is to give the employer time to find a replacement for the departing employee.


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