Farewell letter in IT - how to write a good farewell letter

Farewell letter in IT - how to write a good farewell letter

When leaving a company you usually want to make a final impression and to compose a good farewell letter. Independent of whether you work in Engineering, IT or any other industry you'll want such goodbye letter to be informative and beautiful. At the same time it would be nice if people who will receive it would like to keep in touch.

So, let's go through several examples of such farewell letters.

Subject: My last day at (company)

Hello everyone!

With regret I must inform you that I'm leaving (company). It was a real pleasure to work with you all guys!

I wish you all success.

P.S. Don't be a stranger - here are some ways to reach me: - email - linkedin

Best regards,

Hello all,

It is with a lot of regrets that I have to announce that today is my last day at (company).

I had to deal with many projects and I can tell that it was a real pleasure to work with everyone of you. Those years gave me a lot and it's mainly thanks to you all!

I hope that whatever will happen now will be for the best for everyone!


Every good thing has its end, as they say. It's now my turn to leave (company), sadly.

It's been an awesome experience, and I'm glad I had the chance to work on fun and challenging projects, using cool tech among skilled and friendly people.

I've gathered plenty of skills, made some friends and will keep very good memories thanks to you all, so let's keep in touch!

I wish you all the best in your future endeavors.

Many thanks,

Dear everyone,

It's with many regrets and emotion that I announce I am leaving (company).

During those years, I met with many very interesting people, all very kind and talented. I learned a lot about web technologies, and I had the opportunity to work on many great projects. I also discovered a very nice country and culture. I have now (country) in my heart too.

I will never forget this experience, that made me grow a lot.

I wish the best of luck for all of you, and hope you will have successful professional career and accomplished personal life.

Truly yours,

Dear Guys,

I would like to share with you that this is my last working week in (company).

It hasn't been an easy decision for me, as I enjoyed working with you and you have become a big part of my life. I hope that you will understand my reasons.

I am very thankful for the experience acquired in (company), and would like to wish you all further professional development and success in everything you do!

It has been a pleasure, life is full of surprises possibly we will meet again, please keep in touch ))

Kindest regards,

Dear colleagues,

Due to (reason) I am unable to continue as (position) of the company.

Therefore, I am sorry to announce you that I hereby resign from the (position) of the (company) and subsidiaries with immediate effect. As of (date), (name and email of new holder of your position) is the new (position).

From now on, please contact (name) for all due payments as well as work instructions.

It is with a heavy heart that I am making this announcement. Nonetheless, I am very confident that all projects are on track for success.

I have had great satisfaction in taking on the challenges given to me. I have learnt many things, made many friends, and have many memories that will stay with me forever.

I am thankful for the opportunities you have given me during my time here. I will miss working with you a great deal and I hope we can stay in touch.

I wish you all the best in your future endeavors.

Sincerely yours,

Dear all,

It is with great sadness that I have to announce that today is my turn to leave (company).

This 2 years were really great and I'm glad I had the chance to work with such talented and friendly people. I hope we'll keep in touch - my skype will stay the same: (skype) and you can always find me on (site).

Each ending is a new beginning, so may the Force of the Source be with all of you!

Best regards,

And a special one:

"Although I love this company more than almost anything in the world, I have decided to step down from my post and spend more time with my family. I do not fear the unknown. I will meet my new challenges head-on, and I will succeed, and I will laugh in the faces of those who doubt me. It's been a pleasure working with some of you, and I will not forget those of you soon. But remember, while today it is me, we all shall fall. In other words, I'm quitting."

Dwight K. Schrute