End of Summer Thank You Notes?

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Yes or No?

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Total votes: 26

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End of Summer Thank You Notes?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 15, 2012 7:24 pm

I work at a mid-sized firm in a secondary market. I don't know anything about an offer yet. My last day is next week, and I was thinking about writing thank you cards to the attorneys and staff I worked with over the summer. I *think* most of the people to whom I 'd be writing the cards would appreciate the gesture, but am I wrong? Would this come off as weird? I wouldn't be handing them the cards or anything, more like placing them on their desks the night before my last day.

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Re: End of Summer Thank You Notes?

Postby soflanetworking » Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:25 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I work at a mid-sized firm in a secondary market. I don't know anything about an offer yet. My last day is next week, and I was thinking about writing thank you cards to the attorneys and staff I worked with over the summer. I *think* most of the people to whom I 'd be writing the cards would appreciate the gesture, but am I wrong? Would this come off as weird? I wouldn't be handing them the cards or anything, more like placing them on their desks the night before my last day.


A thank you card, may seem a little weird to them at first, but it shows them you really enjoyed your time there, and it may get you the invite back... They will appreciate it

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Re: End of Summer Thank You Notes?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 26, 2012 11:18 am

I sent them because it's how I was raised. I'm sure it was more well-received than off-putting.

Go for it.

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Postby Myself » Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:38 pm

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sunynp
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Re: End of Summer Thank You Notes?

Postby sunynp » Sun Aug 26, 2012 1:00 pm

I would thank my secretary and give a gift. But I wouldn't thank the attorneys with a card. It is a job not a birthday party. It might be different in the South where the etiquette is different.

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Re: End of Summer Thank You Notes?

Postby Lasers » Sun Aug 26, 2012 3:31 pm

i would give a thank you card to the secretary/staff you closely worked with, and your attorney mentor/other mentors.

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Re: End of Summer Thank You Notes?

Postby northwood » Sun Aug 26, 2012 4:22 pm

i handwrote a thank you card to my supervising attorney- and the attorneys in the group i worked in. They really appreciated the gesture.

But be sure that the thank you is just a thank you.




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