Writing an Employee Farewell Letter

Employee Farewell Letter

Sample Employee Farewell Letter

November 9, 2010

Dear Bob,

Although I am very excited for you, and am very sad to see you leave!

You have been one of the stars of this department and it will be hard to replace what you have been able to accomplish since your arrival. I know that you will quickly become a star in your new position, but that doesn’t change the fact that you will be truly missed.

One of my most memorable moments is when you and I had a chance to travel to the National Training Conference last fall. The amount of energy you gave to our Team on the final day was tremendous. Bob thanks again for all you have contributed to our department and you will be missed!


Glen D. Dickerson

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Sample Employee Farewell Letter

November 9, 2010

Dear Brooke,


I am going to personally miss you very much. Not only were you an exceptional coworker, I considered you a friend. There was never a time you weren’t there to help when I needed it. Your ability to turn any situation into a positive one will be unmatched by anyone following in your footsteps.

The time that we were able to spend together will be remembered forever!

I know that you will be successful in whatever you do, and I hope that we can stay in touch. Good luck and may God Bless you! Sincerely,

Glen D. Dickerson

November 9, 2010

Dear Paul,

Congratulations, but it is hard to believe that you are leaving us!

You have been nothing but a friend and a mentor to me since I arrived and it is very hard to see you go even though I know it is a tremendous opportunity for you!

I will take to heart all the great advice you have offered me over the years. I especially want to thank you for the time you spent with me when my daughter was involved in her accident! I don’t know what I would have done without you there to comfort me.

Paul thanks again for everything and I will miss you very much! What a blessing you were to our entire department. Sincerely,

Glen D. Dickerson

November 9, 2010

Dear Heather,

Congratulations on your fantastic new job! Janice gave me the scoop at lunch.

By hiring you, Marriott International is making an excellent human resource investment. But I will miss you. You are a terrific friend and colleague. Work will not be the same without you answering extension 555.

Hey, are there any openings at your new company? Keep me posted. Sincerely,

Glen D. Dickerson

If you are writing an employee farewell letter to a place you are leaving then try to keep it upbeat and positive. Try never to make negative comments.

Keep it personal and try to refer to positive memories of the person or event that stood out in your mind.

Do your best to remember and thank them for opportunities that they provided for you, and again try to be specific if possible.

If you are writing an employee farewell letter to someone that is leaving, such as someone retiring or being promoted, or simply moving on, then try to follow these rules.

Do your best to thank them for specific things they did that truly helped your organization.

Try to be personal about how you address them so it is sincere and not some formal out of touch letter.

If possible bring up personal memories that were significant to you personally or to the organization. They do not have to be job related.

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