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Company responds with its own dance video to MU grad who quit in viral clip

Updated: 2013-10-03T05:05:50Z

By Robert A. Cronkleton

The Kansas City Star

Remember the 1-minute, 45-second dance video where Marina Shifrin tendered her resignation?

The video, “An Interpretive Dance for My Boss Set To Kanye West’s Gone,” by the graduate of the University of Missouri's School of Journalism went viral earlier this week after she posted it to YouTube.

The company, Next Media Animation has responded with “An Interpretative Dance From NextMedia set to Kanye West’s Gone.”

In the video posted Tuesday to YouTube, employees are dancing while text along the bottom says, “We work for an awesome company that hires based on dance skills …”

The video goes on to explain that employees eat lunch at their desks because there are no restaurants around, but there’s a rooftop pool and sauna.

At the end of the video, the message at the bottom of the video says: “We want to wish Marina well and let everyone know … We’re hiring. We’re HIRING.”


NEXT MEDIA ANIMATION RESPONDS

MARINA SHIFRIN’S RESIGNATION VIDEO


And now, another response video came from Brenna Jennings, a New England-based work-at-home mother who told the Huffington Post, where she also blogs, that she related to Marina and wished she had enough gumption to quit her first bad job like this.

Robert A. Cronkleton, bcronkleton@kcstar.com

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