I was in theory not fired, but there was a "polite ask" for me to leave. I found my next job relative seamlessly, and now I am formulating my last farewell mail to my former colleagues on my last workday. The departing went in a peaceful atmosphere, partially because both sides had elemental interests to do it so. And partially because there is at least one good-hearted guy among the bosses.
I think the best would me to simply not say anything about the reasons why I'm leaving. But I would at least hint them, that no real disasters happened. So I think I would simply state in the last sentence: "Next monday I start at the
This is unusual here. Previous colleagues typically did not say anything in their last mail, except generalities, like "I learned a much from you" and similars. It is also unusual in the country I live in (Germany).
I do not want to look like as if I would do a last spit into the face of the bosses, but I also do not want my ex-collegues to think, that I was likely fired. I want them to not know anything for sure, but I want them to acknowledge that no disasters had happened.
What would be better? To mention this in the last sentence, or do everything as usual?