Find-the-Words, Fond-Farewell and Occasional Words offer examples of retirement speeches. Find-the-Words and Occasional Words also provide options for customizing the example speeches, while Fond-Farewell gives a basic o... More » Holidays & Celebrations

Find examples of vote of thanks speeches at eAge Tutor and the website of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The examples are in text format and free to access. More » Education Public Speaking

Good examples of graduation speeches include Steve Jobs' speech at Stanford University in 2005, J.K. Rowling's commencement speech at Harvard University in 2008, David Foster Wallace's commencement address at Kenyon Coll... More » Education Public Speaking
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"Albert's Leaving Presentation" and "Another Funny Retirement Story" are examples of humorous retirement speeches. Another humorous retirement speech talks about helpful text codes for seniors. More » Holidays & Celebrations

According to Bob Lowry, the key to retirement speeches is brevity, practice and audience awareness. Lowry cautions that while it is important to discuss career life from beginning to end, the speech should contain highli... More » Holidays & Celebrations

Some examples of poignant messages for a retirement card include "Congratulations on all that you have accomplished in your many years of service" or "Congratulations on your retirement, now go chase all of those old dre... More » Holidays & Celebrations

Some examples of the wording on a retirement plaque is "Presented To (followed by the recipient's name)," "In Appreciation Of" and "Best Wishes." Retirement plaques should be worded in a manner that conveys gratitude and... More » Holidays & Celebrations