Appreciate the advice given on these forums. I have a very minor issue/ question for submitting my two week notice.
I'm going to change titles to finance titles so everyone is on the same page as far as my specific scenario.
I am an Analyst level and spent the first half of my time at my current firm working directly for a VP. He's the one who taught me quite a bit. He has since been promoted to MD and has been a lot more hands off. I speak to him maybe 10 minutes once a month (if that). He works at the HQ office.
I have since been place at a remote office (2-3 hours away) and work with a Senior Associate and Junior Associate at this new office.
Q1: Should I give my notice to the Senior Associate or the MD? Technically the MD is higher up the food chain but the Senior Associate is the one who actually directs my day to day.
Q2: If I should give it to my MD, I would have to request to go into the HQ location. I may end up using PTO just to submit my notice (which is fine with me, personal days don't get paid out). The Sr Assocaite may not let me go to HQ, thus meaning I may use a personal day to go work anyway.
Q2.5: The Friday I should give my notice I can't because of meetings at the remote location. The following Monday is a holiday. Should I give my notice that Tuesday? That would be more like 1.6 week notice. My other option is the earlier Wednesday, but that is 2.5 weeks and I personally don't like the risk of them letting me go sooner. I don't trust them with two pennies FWIW.
Q3: My understanding is that it's necessary to do it in person. Is this antiquated advice or does it still hold true?
Thanks everyone. Google gives a lot of mixed opinions. As Naval Ravinkant said, "All advice eventually evens out to zero."
Edit: Also, I need to leave by a set day for other career reasons. So pushing off the termination date is not feasible.
Second Edit: I am switching industries entirely so the relationship isn't important to me. Completely unrelated industries.