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Apr 17 - Man Brilliantly Quits His Job to Pursue Dream Job With Resignation Letter Written on a Cake


 Apr 17 - Man Brilliantly Quits His Job to Pursue Dream Job With Resignation Letter Written on a Cake
topic by tmitch19 - 04-17-2013, 07:27 AM - Boxden > BX Daily Bugle - news and headlines


By Joe Weisenthal and Vivian Giang | Business Insider 17 hours ago



If you're going to quit your job to pursue your dream job of making cakes for a living, then writing your resignation letter on a cake is definitely the right move.

On his 31st birthday, Chris Holmes now known to the public as "Mr. Cake" decided it was time to quit his job as a Border Agency official at London's Stansted Airport to do something he's passionate about and would allow him to spend more time with this family. For Holmes, this meant pursuing a cake business called Mr. Cake and notifying his employers with actual icing on a cake.

Holmes' sweet resignation letter quickly went viral when his brother-in-law tweeted a picture of it to the world. Note the bottom of the cake has a nice plug for his business, so this is great marketing as well:

In an interview with Elodie Harper at Sawston's local news station ITV news, Holmes said that his deision "seemed like the obvious choice."

"... Having set up a cake company, I thought I would leave them with a memento that would be a nice way of remembering me. I had the idea six months ago so I've kept it to myself since then."

"I think [my boss] was pleasantly surprised, of all the resignations businesses get, I think that's probably a nice way for an employee to leave and I hope they enjoyed the cake as well as the resignation."

Holmes' employers told Harper that they wished him "all the best" in his new business venture.






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 04-17-2013, 07:34 AMaway - #2
WhoNextWithPlex 27 heat pts27

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gay as !!
 04-17-2013, 07:35 AMonline - #3
ogballer32 178 heat pts178

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one of the best resignation letters i've seen
 04-17-2013, 07:35 AMaway - #4
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incoming "there isn't a 15th month"

EDIT:
since people don't understand the reference

Originally Posted by ruff
Fake

Ain't no 30th month

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 04-17-2013, 07:53 AMaway - #5
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Originally Posted by Jesszman
incoming "there isn't a 15th month"
 04-17-2013, 07:57 AMonline - #6
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Originally Posted by Jesszman
incoming "there isn't a 15th month"
 04-17-2013, 08:01 AMaway - #7
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Originally Posted by Jesszman
incoming "there isn't a 15th month"
not sure if ur trolling

but I'm sure he it meant 15th day 4th month 2013

which is an acceptable format
 04-17-2013, 08:05 AMaway - #8
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Originally Posted by Jesszman
incoming "there isn't a 15th month"
A good portion of the rest of the world write the date like that
 04-17-2013, 08:09 AMaway - #9
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Originally Posted by Jesszman
incoming "there isn't a 15th month"
Incoming: Thats how we list a date in the UK
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Originally Posted by Jesszman
incoming "there isn't a 15th month"
and you probably really thought you just said something smart.
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Originally Posted by Jesszman
incoming "there isn't a 15th month"
 04-17-2013, 08:20 AMonline - #12
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 04-17-2013, 08:39 AMaway - #13
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incoming angry british people
 04-17-2013, 08:55 AMaway - #14
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I think he was saying that sarcastically, to make fun of the people who don't know how the date is formatted in the UK. That's why he put it in quotation marks.

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Originally Posted by WhoNextWithPlex
gay as !!
Why because he used his talents to pursue a career he genuinely wants while also getting the opportunity to spend more time at home with his family?

Everything this man did was a huge WIN. So I really don't understand your post.
 04-17-2013, 09:32 AMaway - #16
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Originally Posted by matelyan
Why because he used his talents to pursue a career he genuinely wants while also getting the opportunity to spend more time at home with his family?

Everything this man did was a huge WIN. So I really don't understand your post.
whatever you say cupcake
 04-17-2013, 09:35 AMaway - #17
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Originally Posted by Jesszman
incoming "there isn't a 15th month"
ignorance at its finest... gotta love boxden
 04-17-2013, 10:07 AMaway - #18
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lol the guy is trolling...in another thread some guy thought 30/1/13 was a fake date because "there isnt a 30th month"

so hes trolling you all hard
 04-17-2013, 10:13 AMonline - #19
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following your passions > working a job you hate for 30 years
 04-17-2013, 10:16 AMaway - #20
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Originally Posted by WhoNextWithPlex
whatever you say cupcake
 
 


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