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Old 04-15-2014, 09:36 AM   #21
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Well..... This has gotten interesting.

My V.P. got together with the President today and gave him my resignation.

And his. Effective the same day.

Told me "it wasn't going to be any fun" once I left, and he's had enough.
The plot thickens...maybe the President will give the VP's resignation, yours and HIS to the CEO!!!
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Old 04-15-2014, 09:44 AM   #22
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Now that is interesting! Congratulations. That tells me the V.P. has a great deal more respect for you than for the company. Enjoy your last days at work.
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Old 04-15-2014, 09:59 AM   #24
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I love that cartoon - actually have a copy of it pasted to the wall of my workshop!

I guarantee the President won't be tendering his resignation - he may have to go back to corporate in Tokyo in shame, but he will not commit seppuku.
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I wish I was a fly on the wall in the meeting between the VP and the Pres.
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Well..... This has gotten interesting.

My V.P. got together with the President today and gave him my resignation.

And his. Effective the same day.

Told me "it wasn't going to be any fun" once I left, and he's had enough.
Yes,
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How funny! It sounds like you were indeed appreciated! Congratulations and enjoy!!!
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Old 04-15-2014, 10:51 AM   #28
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Funny when folks understand they have choices, some take them. I've helped 3 other ex-c*w*rkers make their exit.
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Congrats!

I hope to be printing out my own resignation letter and handing it in, in another six months or so.
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Have to say.... it's a great feeling. Like a 100 lb weight is suddenly taken off your shoulders.
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I love that cartoon - actually have a copy of it pasted to the wall of my workshop!

I guarantee the President won't be tendering his resignation - he may have to go back to corporate in Tokyo in shame, but he will not commit seppuku.
I have a copy of that cartoon taped next to my computer at w#rk.

Congratulations, Ellis!
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Have to say.... it's a great feeling. Like a 100 lb weight is suddenly taken off your shoulders.
+1 Yes, indeed! Let's see, I've been feeling a "hundred lbs. lighter" for almost 2 years now. WOULD NOT TRADE IT for anything!

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Congratulations ! And good work on getting your VP to also see the light !
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Well..... This has gotten interesting.

My V.P. got together with the President today and gave him my resignation.

And his. Effective the same day.

Told me "it wasn't going to be any fun" once I left, and he's had enough.

That was the highest form of praise from your VP. ( The last two times I moved within Megacorp, my employees quit in droves afterward so much so that HR was alerted. )
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COngratulations.....!!!

THere are only so many springs and summers in a person's life...so you picked a great time to leave, and you will SO LOVE IT!!!!

You will be amazed at how soon you forget all about work and the job.....

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Well..... This has gotten interesting.

My V.P. got together with the President today and gave him my resignation.

And his. Effective the same day.

Told me "it wasn't going to be any fun" once I left, and he's had enough.
Well, that calls for a mutual congratulatory drink!
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Okay, this has gotten weird.....

Yesterday afternoon, the President announced to the company that The V.P. and I had tendered our resignation. He made a big deal that we were NOT going to any competitors, but had decided to retire.

Ok, no big deal.

Lots of people came up and congratulated us, expressed their disappointment that we were leaving, that they would miss us, etc., etc., etc. Very nice.

This morning, the entire technical team resigned except for two technical people who have a total combined experience level of 8 years.

300+ years of experience just (figuratively, soon to be literally) walked out the door.
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