After a lifetime of hard work and dedication, retirement is a big milestone in life.
It’s a time to reflect on all the amazing moments experienced over the years and celebrate the future ahead.
As such, it often requires giving a retirement speech to acknowledge the occasion and those with whom you’ve worked for many years.
Knowing what to say when passing the baton and sharing final words of wisdom is challenging.
Should you be funny or serious?
Go into detail or keep it brief?
Look no further if you’re stuck and need some ideas or inspiration.
We’ve put together a few examples of retirement speeches from the retiree’s perspective (and from an employee’s, as well) to help ignite your creativity.