How to Write the Perfect Goodbye Email to Co-Workers & Clients

How to Write the Perfect Goodbye Email to Co-Workers & Clients

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6 tips to crafting and sending the perfect goodbye email

1. Check with your manager Before you send your goodbye email, confirm the company has announced your departure. Your email should not come as a surprise to anyone, so simply make sure everyone is aware you're leaving. 2. Send your email a day or two before you leave Because everyone is aware you're leaving, you don't need 

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6 tips to crafting and sending the perfect goodbye email

to send your farewell email until a day or two before your final day. Sending it any earlier could cause you to become distracted from finishing your job and tying up loose ends. However, if you're reaching out to clients or vendors, you'll want to let them know shortly after you give your two-weeks' notice. That will give them plenty of time to ask any 

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6 tips to crafting and sending the perfect goodbye email

questions and get ready for your departure and discuss a transition plan. 3. Nail your goodbye email subject line Writing the perfect farewell email subject line is never as easy as it seems, but it's really important you get it right. Your farewell email subject line should be straightforward and fairly obvious. It may look 

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6 tips to crafting and sending the perfect goodbye email

different depending on who you're sending your email to, but here are a few professional goodbye email examples: – Moving on – Thank you – Saying goodbye is never easy – Keeping in touch – My last day 4. Say positive and show gratitude Your farewell letter email 

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6 tips to crafting and sending the perfect goodbye email

should take on an overall positive attitude and tone. Show gratitude for your experience with the company and the opportunity to work with talented individuals. If you're sending a goodbye letter to someone you've grown particularly close to, you can share a good memory, a funny moment, an inside joke, or even a compliment.

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6 tips to crafting and sending the perfect goodbye email

5. Don't forget your contact information One of the main reasons for sending a goodbye email to coworkers is to give them your contact information.  You'll no longer have access to your work email, so if you want to keep in touch with them, share your personal email address and customized LinkedIn profile URL. You can 

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6 tips to crafting and sending the perfect goodbye email

also share your phone number if you'd like. 6. Keep it short and sweet Overall, your goodbye message to your colleagues should be short and sweet. It only needs to be one or two paragraphs. Avoid giving too many details on your new opportunity or showing too much excitement about leaving. You also don't want to talk negatively about 

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6 tips to crafting and sending the perfect goodbye email

any team members, managers, or the company itself. It's best to keep it brief, show your gratitude, share your contact information, and move on.

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