How to Write a Goodbye Letter

by WriteExpress Staff Writers
  1. Always begin your farewell letter with a friendly form of address.
  2. Keep the tone of your farewell letter good-natured and positive.
  3. Refer to personal, positive memories of the person or place you are leaving.
  4. Express your appreciation for opportunities you enjoyed in the past.
  5. Express your sense of loss to a friend or job associate who is leaving.
  6. If you are leaving a bad situation, avoid making negative comments.
  7. Offer the reader best wishes for success and happiness in the future.

7 Goodbye Letter Tips

  1. Always begin your goodbye letter with a friendly form of address.
  2. Keep the tone of your goodbye letter good-natured and positive.
  3. Refer to personal, positive memories of the person or place you are leaving.
  4. Express your appreciation for opportunities you enjoyed in the past.
  5. Express your sense of loss to a friend or job associate who is leaving.
  6. If you are leaving a bad situation, avoid making negative comments.
  7. Offer the reader best wishes for success and happiness in the future.

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