Difference between appraisal and resignation


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A newly joined trainee engineer asks his boss "what is the meaning of

Boss: "Do you know the meaning of resignation? "

Trainee: "Yes I do"

Boss: "So let me make you understand what a appraisal is by
comparing it with resignation"

Comparison study : Appraisal and Resignation


In appraisal meeting they will speak only about your weakness, errors
and failures.

In resignation meeting they will speak only about your strengths, past
achievements and success.


In appraisal you may need to cry and beg for even 10% hike.

In resignation you can easily demand (or get even without asking) more
than 50-60% hike.


During appraisal, they will deny promotion saying you didn't meet the
expectation, you don't have leadership qualities, and you had several
drawbacks in our objective/goal.

During resignation, they will say you are the core member of team; you
are the vision of the company how can you go, you have to take the
project in shoulder and lead your juniors to success.


There is 90% chance for not getting any significant incentives after

There is 90% chance of getting immediate hike after you put the


Trainee: "Yes boss enough, now I understood my future. For an
appraisal I will have to resign ... !!!"