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Last Day... [#permalink] New post 18 Jun 2007, 08:01
My last day was Friday. My team gave me an IU hooded sweatshirt and some cards. I sent the customary farewell email to the site, and got some nice replies. All the managers offered references or willingness to write recs and so on and the site VP wished me luck. They let me out 3hrs early to be nice. I couldn't have asked for a much better way to leave a position.
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 [#permalink] New post 18 Jun 2007, 08:58
That's good to hear; I would be happy if i get something similar 3 weeks from now.

So handful of days left for Kelley now!
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Re: Last Day... [#permalink] New post 18 Jun 2007, 09:36
Mark4124 wrote:
My last day was Friday. My team gave me an IU hooded sweatshirt and some cards. I sent the customary farewell email to the site, and got some nice replies. All the managers offered references or willingness to write recs and so on and the site VP wished me luck. They let me out 3hrs early to be nice. I couldn't have asked for a much better way to leave a position.


that is a very nice way to exit the current position!!
This says a lot about you. Good Job!!
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Re: Last Day... [#permalink] New post 18 Jun 2007, 11:16
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This says a lot about you. Good Job!!


and more about the company.....
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 [#permalink] New post 18 Jun 2007, 13:44
Yes... I was hearing some horror stories when I went to orientation of companies that were very angry that their employees were leaving. Seemed mostly to be smaller offices. Fortunately my company has a very pro-education, pro-"leaving to better yourself" mentality. My company also has about 47 thousand employees at this point, so unlike a small consulting office for example, if I leave it isn't the end of the world. That being said going out as I did is very nice and I would say about the best way to exit any position.
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 [#permalink] New post 18 Jun 2007, 14:06
When I quit, no one will even notice.
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 [#permalink] New post 18 Jun 2007, 14:19
Congrats, Mark.
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Re: Last Day... [#permalink] New post 20 Jun 2007, 06:26
ps_dahiya wrote:
died4me wrote:
This says a lot about you. Good Job!!


and more about the company.....


Agreed, good point Dahiya.
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 [#permalink] New post 20 Jun 2007, 07:23
My last day ......
Calling me to his office, my boss said to me I was about to have a promotion in the next 2 months, which he already submitted paper to HR. My friends and colleagues were waiting outside for a big party sponsored by my company. He mentioned whether I needed a recommendation for an internship in NYC office. Sweet memories!
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 [#permalink] New post 20 Jun 2007, 10:18
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My last day ......
Calling me to his office, my boss said to me I was about to have a promotion in the next 2 months, which he already submitted paper to HR. My friends and colleagues were waiting outside for a big party sponsored by my company. He mentioned whether I needed a recommendation for an internship in NYC office. Sweet memories!


You know, stories like this make my departure so sad. All that will happen for me is that I'll get an exit interview with HR and thats it. I might have lunch with some friends. Thats probably it.
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 [#permalink] New post 20 Jun 2007, 11:06
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You know, stories like this make my departure so sad. All that will happen for me is that I'll get an exit interview with HR and thats it.


I will be happy if ONLY this happens.
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 [#permalink] New post 20 Jun 2007, 11:16
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I will be happy if ONLY this happens.


That problematic, eh?

When I left my last position, I blew 20k on parties alone... :lol:
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 [#permalink] New post 20 Jun 2007, 13:16
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ps_dahiya wrote:
I will be happy if ONLY this happens.


That problematic, eh?

When I left my last position, I blew 20k on parties alone... :lol:


I hope you make a lot of money then, cause thats just nuts.
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 [#permalink] New post 20 Jun 2007, 13:23
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I hope you make a lot of money then, cause thats just nuts.


Ooops - that was INR, not USD (plenty of egg on face :getout ) Sorry! :oops:

Anyway, the day I landed at the new job, I was hopelessly broke (and had a hangover to boot) :oops:
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 [#permalink] New post 20 Jun 2007, 13:27
Funny. I also had a party at my last office .. but I had it the night before my last day at the office. So my hangover ensured that my last day there was not memorable. I think I even had to run to the restroom twice to throw-up :oops:
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 [#permalink] New post 20 Jun 2007, 19:38
paddyboy wrote:
Ooops - that was INR, not USD (plenty of egg on face :getout ) Sorry! :oops:


Even that is also a lot of money. (at least for me)
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 [#permalink] New post 21 Jun 2007, 10:14
ps_dahiya wrote:
Even that is also a lot of money. (at least for me)


No big deal, one just needs to be young and foolish enough :wink:

BTW, when are you coming down here?
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