Monday, April 18, 2016

The 411 on Merit

As you’ve surely heard by now, Phi Kappa Phi uses Merit to promote the many achievements of its members. So, how exactly does it work?
  1. You accomplish something great such as getting initiated into the Society, receiving a Phi Kappa Phi award or grant or being elected as a chapter officer.
  2. Society Headquarters creates a personalized story tailored to you and your achievement.
  3. You receive an email from with instructions on how to claim your very own Merit profile. See a sample profile here.
  4. Your local newspapers also receive a copy of the personalized story in the form of a press release.
  5. You brag about your accomplishments by sharing it on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn using the ‘Share’ function located on your Merit page.
  6. You customize your Merit profile with a photo and additional achievements, activities and work experience. Consider it a virtual résumé! 
  7. You accomplish other great things and receive additional Phi Kappa Phi-branded badges. See examples of the different badges here
If you haven’t claimed your Merit profile yet, do so today! To learn more about the program including how to request a Merit page, click here.

Questions? Contact Hannah Breaux.

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