Response to resignation letter of colleague(5+ samples)

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How to respond to resignation letter of a colleague

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Saying goodbye to a coworker or employee can be challenging, but it can be a lot easier when you find the right message to express yourself. When writing a response to a resignation letter of a colleague who is leaving, these are some general things to include:

  • Thank them for their time at your company 
  •  Express how much you’ll miss them 
  •  Wish them luck in their future endeavors 
  •  Include a fond memory or anecdote about working with them if you want to include something a little more personal
  • Include coworker get well message if they are leaving due to a medical concern.

Sample 1: “Response to resignation letter of colleague”

“Dear Mr. Brown,

I’m so sorry to see you go! We made such a great team, but as you start this next chapter in your career I know that you’ll find good luck at your new company, too. I appreciate having had the opportunity to work with you. Thank you for the support, guidance, and encouragement you have provided to me during my time at ABC Corporation.

Please keep in touch: I can be reached at my personal email address ([email protected]), on LinkedIn (linkedin.com/samanthasterling) or on my cell phone (555-555-2222).

Thanks again for everything. I wish you all the best.

Yours truly,

Samantha”

Sample 2: “Response to resignation letter of colleague”

“Dear Mr. Andrew.

I heard you’re leaving the company! As much as that saddens me, we’ve made some sweet memories over the last few years, and so bidding goodbye to you is a bittersweet occasion. I hope your new challenge pushes your decision-making skills as consistently as we do because you’re up to the challenge.

Congratulations again on your new job. I wish you all the best and hope to stay in touch.

Sincerely,

Tyrone”

Sample 3: “Response to resignation letter of colleague”

“Dear Ms. Kaveni,

I’m sad to see you leave but happy that you’re following your dream. You’ve been an excellent employee over the years. I’ve really valued our collaborations and am really proud of what you and your team have accomplished.

I will never forget your kindness and professionalism whenever we worked on team projects together. I hope to stay in touch. Goodbye and Good luck for your next adventure. You’ve got a bright future ahead of you

Sincerely,”

Sample 4: “Response to resignation letter of colleague”

“Dear Mr. Jamie,

We’re really sorry to see you go but we know that this is the right decision for you. You’ve been a great member of our team and we’ve enjoyed working with you. You’ve made your mark here now it’s on to the next chapter. We’re no longer coworkers but we’ll always be friends.

Wishing you all the best in this next phase of your career! You will be missed here.

Sincerely,

Rita”

Sample 5: “Response to resignation letter of colleague”

“Dear Ms. Havier,

The past few years have meant a lot to all of us. It’s been a pleasure working with you, and while we hate to say farewell, we know that you’re moving forward to a new office, a new endeavor, and a new chapter in your life.

It’s going to be hard finding a replacement for you. You are an amazing coworker. Best of luck!

Sincerely,

Kylie”

Sample 6: “Response to resignation letter of colleague”

“Hello [Name],

As I know you’ve heard, I’ll be leaving my position as [job title] here at [Company], and my last day is coming up on [date].

Before setting off on the next chapter of my career journey, I wanted to reach out to you and let you know how great it’s been to work with you here. I really enjoyed collaborating with you on [project or task], and I’ve learned so much from the way you [skill or thing]. This has been such a valuable career experience, and I know that I have leaders like you to thank for that.

I prefer to think of this as “See you later” instead of “Goodbye.” So, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me at [personal email address] if you’d ever like to get in touch.

Wishing you all the best, [Name]!

Best,

[Your Name]”

Sample 7: “Response to resignation letter of colleague”

“Hello [Name],

I hope you’re doing well!

I wanted to let you know that I’ll be leaving my position as [job title] here at [Company] and my last day is [date].

It’s been so great getting to know you through [how you worked together]. While I’m excited for the new opportunity ahead of me, leaving [Company] and great working relationships like this one is definitely bittersweet.

I’m wishing you all the best moving forward, [Name]. And, thanks again for being a part of making my time here at [Company] such a great one!

Best,

[Your Name]”

Frequently Asked Questions: How to respond to resignation letter of a colleague

What to write to a coworker who is leaving?

Messages to a departing coworker

  • “Congratulations on your new job.”
  • “Congratulations on a job well done!”
  • “I’ve learned a lot from working with you over the years.”
  • “It was an honor to work with a coworker who was committed to their success and their coworkers.”
  • “We will remember you with warm thoughts and memories.”

How do you say good luck to a coworker is leaving?

“I hope your new company is a fun place to work and that your new coworkers are as happy to have you as we were. Good luck! 14) I heard you’re leaving the company! As much as that saddens me, we’ve made some sweet memories over the last few years, and so bidding goodbye to you is a bittersweet occasion.”

What is the best farewell message?

“I wish you continued success in all your future endeavors, even though it pains me to bid you farewell as you start a new phase of your career. Farewell. 15. I pray for you to find more opportunities, success, and good luck along the way of your dreams.”

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Citations

https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/starting-new-job/response-to-resignation-letter
https://www.greatsampleresume.com/letters/business-letters/response-to-resignation

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