How To: LinkedIn Video Series

On September 13, 2011, in LinkedIn, Personal Branding, by Mike D. Merrill (@mikedmerrill)

I had the pleasure of joining WebBeat.TV recently to talk with Pelpina Trip about LinkedIn in a three part video series. I’ve long felt that LinkedIn is misunderstood as a valuable tool for networking, recruiting, prospecting and job search. My goal was to discuss some details of LinkedIn in hopes of getting more folks to take […]


@GameStop Overreacts to Employee Planking By Firing Them

On September 6, 2011, in Uncategorized, by Mike D. Merrill (@mikedmerrill)

GameStop has recently received quite a bit of press for firing employee John Mazzocchi for planking in a GameStop retail store and posting photos and comments on Twitter. While I don’t doubt they have the authority to terminate employees for violating their existing social media policy, the question is should they have. For a gaming company […]