Redneck's Wife
Thursday, June 02, 2005
  Buh-Bye!
This is a farewell email sent out today to the whole plant (around 300 people). I've never heard of this guy until today. I thought I would post this as a public service, in case anyone wondered about the perfect way to say goodbye. This guy has it nailed! And you have to admire his English skills, and use of metaphor.

Subject line: It's has been a pleasure to work here at(The Company)

Friday June 3, 2005 will be my last day at (The Company) because I was offered a full time position at a startup company. There are so many people I know here and I’m sure I won't be able to personally say bye to all, so I can only say it with this email.

It's been a pleasure to work with people that I have gotten to known in a short period. I've once again had the pleasure to work with an awesome team of individuals who are dedicated, to get frustrated problems solved in a timely matter! I've stepped on a few toes or you thought I insulted you, for that I apologize, but business is business and you do what it takes to get the job done.

I truly have enjoyed working with all of you. This site has a great crew of people and departments to interface with and you all have supported me well.

I hope my replacement will be able to take the bull by the horns and run with it to get the job done.

I'm sure I will stop by in the future to say hi to all the ones I know...so you haven't totally gotten rid of me.

Happy Holidays!


Sincerely,
(employee)

Huh? Happy Holidays? Which ones are those, I wonder?
Ah well. Nicely done, all the same, don't you think?

Note: Company name and employee name removed to protect the innocent (namely, me.)
 
Comments:
Maybe he is British and talking about vacation, LOL?
Loved the "I might have pretty much spit on your face, but, hey, business is business" bit.
There should be a required class in high school that teaches people what a decent apology looks like, LOL.
 
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