You have just accepted a very good offer from another company in your industry. You will have more responsibility in this new role, with a company that is developing innovative products in growth markets. And of course you're getting a reasonable pay increase.
Now you need to tell your boss that you're resigning. You prepared a nice letter, short and to the point, thanking her and the company for the opportunities that they've given you. But you are not looking forward to this part.
Okay, that's done. She really didn't say much, but was surprised and sorry that you would be leaving. That was yesterday, and this morning she wants to see you in her office. When you walk in, her boss, the department head, is also there....