Prashant Kamani’s post has received over 26,000 likes and counting.
In it, he talks about his experience at Microsoft, which began soon after graduation.
The post ends with a personal message for his family and his coworkers.
Man fired from Microsoft after 21 years of service shares touchy LinkedIn post. Prashant Kamani spoke about his experience in the organisation, which began soon after graduation and lasted 21 years. In his piece, he discussed not just his professional development, but also the personal bonds he formed with his coworkers.
“Today I was informed that my position at Microsoft has been eliminated. As I reflect on it today, I feel a sense of gratitude more than anything else. Microsoft was my first job after college, and I still remember coming over to a foreign land all nervous and excited, wondering what life has in store for me,” he wrote. He expressed that in his professional journey he was surrounded by “extremely talented and smart people” who carried themselves with “grace and humility” and were always open to hearing other people’s ideas.
“Many have invited me into their personal lives, and allowed me to share mine with them. Through the good times and the challenging times, they have stuck by me, and have truly become my extended family,” he expressed. He also shared a few lines for his family and thanked them for always being there for him. He concluded the post with his Microsoft ID card.
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The post was published a day ago. It has received over 26,000 likes and counting since it was shared. It has also received a large number of comments.
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“Being eliminated after investing 2 decades of your life and you still have the heart and mind to be this grateful? You are an inspiration, Sir. All the very best to you! You have been the bigger person in so many ways and I’m pretty sure nobody can take that away from you,” wrote a LinkedIn user. “Best of luck,” wished another. “Prashant Kamani my heart goes out to you & everyone walking out of Microsoft. Please feel free to share your profile with me and will try my best to map you to the right opportunity,” commented a third.