Last Day At Office Email

Your last day at office is definitely going to be busy, especially if you have work to wrap up and hand over your responsibilities to someone else. However, you should not forget to send out a farewell email to all your colleagues before you finally bid adieu.

There are no hard and fast rules about farewell emails, but since it is an official correspondence nevertheless, you need to remain professional throughout. That being said, no one is stopping you from putting your heart out there, appreciating all the support you received and remembering the great times you spent with your colleagues. A well thought out email will not only touch everyone but will also be remembered for long.

If you’re still unsure about what to write, we’ll show you how to write a last day at office email and also give you a sample and a template for reference.

Tips for Writing a Last Day at Office Email

  • Keep it professional but lighthearted
  • Officially share that it is your last day at work
  • Thank and appreciate your colleagues for their support
  • Thank you supervisors and employer as well
  • If you want to share a memory, you can do that too
  • You can leave your contact details for everyone or pass them on later in person
  • End the email on a friendly note


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    Sample of a Last Day at Office Email

    Dear Colleagues,

    As most of you are aware, today is my last day at Hubport Co, after having spent five memorable years here. During my time here, I have found amazing friends and developed life-long relationships; and as much as I would love to stay here, I am moving on for purely professional reasons.

    That being said, I will truly miss each one of you, especially James, Martha, Henry, Janet and Remy, who have been my teammates since the day I joined.

    I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Mr. Tolbert, Mr. Higgins and Mrs. Jonathan for being excellent supervisors and mentors. It is with their guidance that I was able to learn new skills and excel at what I already knew.

    Even though I am going to be working in another organization, I hope that I my existing friends here will continue to be by my side. My contact information will remain the same, and I would love to stay in touch with all of you.

    Best of luck for your future,

    John Gillard

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    Template of a Last Day at Office Email

    Dear colleagues/friends,

    As most of you already know, today is my last day at (Company name) and it is with a heavy heart that I bid you all farewell.

    Having spent (Number of years at the company) here, I have been blessed with amazing friends and relationships that I will carry forward throughout my life.

    Even though I am moving on and joining another organization, my decision is purely professional, and if I could, I would continue working at (Company name).

    Unfortunately, our professional careers are demanding, and we must make some sacrifices for progress. Nevertheless, I am truly thankful to all of you for the support, especially (Names of colleagues and supervisors) for being extremely helpful and guiding me.

    My contact information will remain the same and I would love to stay in touch with all of you.

    Wishing you all the best of luck,


    (Your Name)

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