An employee resigning from employment is requested to submit a letter of resignation to his or her immediate supervisor and Human Resources at least two weeks prior to the effective date of resignation. Regular status employees and postdoctoral associates who are eligible for benefits must contact the Research Foundation Human Resources Department to schedule a benefits exit interview prior to their last day of employment. When an employee leaves the Research Foundation, the employee should request an exit interview after the supervisor receives notice of resignation. The purpose of this interview is to review your eligibility for benefit continuation, to ensure that all necessary forms are completed, to collect all company property that may be in your possession, and to provide an opportunity to share your job-related experiences. Exit interviews are conducted with all regular status employees, all postdoctoral associates, and all employees with a security clearance upon separation of employment. The exit interview is intended to provide information about arrangements for issuing the final paycheck, conversion of benefits to nongroup plans, and the option to continue health, dental and cafeteria plan benefits in accordance with the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) and for updating security clearance information. For information about the continuation of benefits under COBRA, see Continuing Health/Dental Coverage in “Section 6 -Benefits.” When an employee leaves the Research Foundation it is their responsibility to:
Employees are encouraged to provide feedback about their employment experience at the Research Foundation by scheduling an exit interview with ODU Research Foundation’s Human Resources department. This opportunity is provided for the employee to confidentially discuss his/her experiences as a Research Foundation employee.