Cake of Resignation

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    Today I gave a two week's notice of my intent to resign. The letter was written in frosting on a full sheet size cake. The cake was delicious and it was well received.

    "Dear Mr. Bowers,

    During the past three years, my tenure at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard has been nothing short of pure excitement, joy and whim.

    However, I have decided to spend more time with my family and attend to health issues that have recently arisen. I am proud to have been part of such an outstanding team and I wish this organization only the finest in future endeavors.

    Please accept this cake as notification that I am leaving my position with NWT on March 27.


    W. Neil berrett"

    3/16/2009 12:41 - I did submit a paper resignation letter. It's hard to file away a cake.

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    1. OllieTwist 58 months ago | reply

      How wonderful! I just got fired while on medical leave. Maybe I will make my resume out of cupcakes! What a cool photo

    2. FezLens 51 months ago | reply

      hahahaha Thats brilliant! lol

    3. fickabounce 48 months ago | reply

      so awesome. :D i must befriend this person.

    4. ddsiple 46 months ago | reply

      Would this be a good way to do a resume?

    5. Clifton Photographer 45 months ago | reply

      A link starting with the now famous Stephen Slater bought me here to see your resignation "letter" LOL Excellent and original idea! Congratulations!

    6. LostInSpaceMan 45 months ago | reply

      I certainly hope your health issues have improved since this cake was issued!

    7. OrangeElixir 45 months ago | reply

      Speaking of typos, I think you meant to write were instead of where.

    8. dkearth82 45 months ago | reply

      Definitely a hero.

    9. saswell 44 months ago | reply

      This certainly puts a new twist to the saying: 'have one's cake and eat it too'! Class act!

    10. beuh_dave 44 months ago | reply

      Your resignation takes the cake! ;)

    11. Steve Rosenbach 44 months ago | reply

      Well done, and very classy, Neil! - Best wishes, SteveR

    12. .Shukri 44 months ago | reply

      Well played squire, well played indeed.

    13. Johnlebl 39 months ago | reply

      I found your photo by following a link in this article:

      Good show, sir!

    14. Beto Ruiz Alonso 35 months ago | reply

      I had heard about this but not seen it. You sir, are awesome and have blown my mind with your awesomeness. Instant fave.

    15. hey SP 35 months ago | reply Neil=Hero

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    17. Newbrigand 28 months ago | reply

      Man you're great!

    18. Engineer J 21 months ago | reply

      I am so gonna repeat it (to a maritime ship design office) How similar it would be :)

    19. Bill & Mark Bell 12 months ago | reply

      Looking forward to seeing what you do when you apply for your next job.
      a few extra chocolate sprinkles on that resume may just give you the edge over the competition.Who says you cant have your cake and eat it too.

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