Finding a new job with better pay and benefits can transform someones life. The right job can pull someone out of poverty and transform the trajectory of an entire family. With that in mind, CNBC reports 64% of Americans are looking for job opportunities as part of the “Great Resignation.”

If you have friends, relatives or colleagues who landed their dream job, you’ll want to send a congratulatory message to acknowledge this. But that’s easier said than done if you’re not a naturally gifted writer. 

To help you out, I’ve published more than 155 example messages and quotes to say congratulations on a new job. Let’s find a message fits your style. 

Congratulations on a New Job Quotes

Cheers to your new role!

  • “Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.” – Lou Holtz
  • “Feeling confident – or pretending that you feel confident – is necessary to reach for opportunities. It’s a cliché, but opportunities are rarely offered; they’re seized.” – Sheryl Sandberg
  • “You’re going places. While this new job might come with challenges, I know you’ll tackle them head-on. You’re determined and fierce and will do amazing work. I’m looking forward to hearing about your new projects and duties. You’ve got this!”
  • “Congratulations on the new beginning with your new job. I hope you are charged up and feeling good about landing the position. It’s going to make you even more marketable. Way to go!”

“A new job deserves a big celebration, and I want to congratulate you on the great achievement. Wishing you the best of luck in your new role. I believe in you!”

  • “Congratulations on your new position. Over the years, I’ve seen you work so hard, dream big, and put in so much dedication and time. You deserve this, but I’ll miss you.”
  • “You’re moving up! You’ve faced so many challenges on your professional journey and handled them so well. You’re going to do great, no matter what happens. I’m so happy for you!”

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  • “I’m so proud of you. Welcome to the working world. It’ll be hard sometimes, but you can handle it! Let me know if you need help. I love you always.”
  • “Wow! Your new job sounds fantastic. You’ve earned it and it’s great to see that your effort has finally paid off. Now show them how it’s done. You’ve got this!”

“Congratulations! I know you can nail this job. Truly, you have what it takes to handle the work fit for this position. You’ve earned it.”

  • “Seeing how much you’ve grown over the years, there is no question that this new job is for you. I’ve never been more proud.”
  • “If we all did the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.” – Thomas Edison
  • “The more you do stuff, the better you get at dealing with how you still fail at it a lot of the time.” – John Mulaney
  • “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.” – Robert Collier
  • “Don’t let the fear of striking out hold you back.” – Babe Ruth
  • “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – E.E. Cummings

“You are truly a definition of success to me. Your new job will only enhance your success and make you achieve even more. Can’t wait to see you bloom. Congratulations on your new job!”

  • “A year from now you may wish you had started today.” – Karen Lamb
  • “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” – Sam Levenson
  • “You’ve networked, prepared, interviewed, and now you’ve got a new job. Congratulations on persevering through this long road. You will be great!”
  • “It takes courage to pursue a new job. So, congratulations on taking the leap of faith.”
  • “You did it! Congratulations! I’m so happy and proud of what you’ve managed to accomplish.”
  • “You’ve definitely earned this. You’ve put in the hours and created opportunities for yourself. I wish you all the best in your future endeavors.”

Congratulations on a New Job Messages

Let’s agree this job is awesome.

  • You did great things here and you’ll do great things there. Congratulations.
  • All your hard work has paid off. Congratulations on your new job.
  • You’ve earned this position as regional manager. After years of working in the trenches, you’ve finally climbed a way out.
  • Your new place couldn’t have picked a better person to join them. Congratulations!
  • Best of luck to you in your new job!
  • Good luck in your new venture!
  • I’m so beyond happy! This job is perfect for you, and you totally deserve to feel happy going to work every day. May your new job be the beginning of a life full of success and happiness!
  • I’m so happy to hear about your new job – you deserve it! Congrats!
  • All the best for your new job! Your hard work will definitely bring you great fortune!
  • May your new job bring you more opportunities and success! Best wishes to you!
  • Congratulations on your new job! Believe in yourself and keep working hard!
  • I knew you could do it. Even when you didn’t believe in yourself. 

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  • After all you’ve done to make a career for yourself, you deserve this. Congratulations!
  • You’re amazing and I know you’re going to do amazing work at your new job!
  • I’m ecstatic for your new job. Congrats.
  • Your hard work has finally paid off. We wish you all the best.
  • This news of your new job made my day! I’m very proud of you!
  • We wish you nothing but the best on your new job.
  • I know you’re going to make everyone happy at your new job.
  • We believe you’re going to make your new company better.
  • I’m excited for what’s in store for you in the future!
  • You’ve worked hard for years. You definitely deserve this position. Congratulations!
  • You can do it! Believe in yourself! No matter what, we’re proud of you!

Funny New Job Wishes

Smile. You landed a new job.

  • Congrats on your new job. I hope it doesn’t suck as much as the last one.
  • Congratulations on getting the heck outta here!
  • Way to go! Looks like you’ll be goofing off at a much more impressive job from now on.
  • Congrats on the new job. Good luck with waking up early in the morning and going to bed with all the tension.
  • Still laughing at your new office as they now have you as their employee. Best wishes for your new job.
  • You got a new job! So, drinks are on you next time, right? Congrats!