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LinkedIn Reviews

Updated January 29, 2015
Updated January 29, 2015
918 Reviews
4.6
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • This is a company that preaches and practices good work-life balance (in 64 reviews)

  • Great perks, free food, nice offices, opportunities to travel to different locations (in 107 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance could be improved Middle management needs more training (in 36 reviews)

  • Onboarding seems tough since the company is growing; it's easy for new folks to get lost in the mix (in 19 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    An incredibly engaged team and fun environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at LinkedIn full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    LinkedIn functions with a very clear vision and mission. We provide economic opportunity for the global workforce. Our teams live the LinkedIn culture and values and our engagement is incredibly high.

    Cons

    Having worked at LinkedIn for 18 months I have nothing to add. The company is amazing. I wish more of my previous colleagues could work with me to feel how good this experience is.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work! Thanks for demonstrating the standard and holding us accountable to the standard.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Really great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LinkedIn full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    No competitor on the professional network area. Globalization could be another power booster to make LinkedIn double value. Cutting edge technology, great people, nice culture, have fun.

    Cons

    I just LinkedIn for 2 month, so far, didn't see any cons.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep to maintain the current trend

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Data at LinkedIn

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Data Scientist in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Data Scientist in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at LinkedIn

    Pros

    scalable data, opportunity, intelligent and hardworking colleagues

    Cons

    can get lost if you don't interact with people

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    A company with great culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LinkedIn

    Pros

    The food here is really great!

    Cons

    Benefit is not very good. Parental leave process is tedious and frustrating.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve the HR parental leave process!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Motivated, smart coworkers. Supportive environment. Awesome perks.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Operations Associate in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Business Operations Associate in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at LinkedIn full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Working with one of the richest and most unique data sets in the world. Insane perks. Free food. Great resources. Managers encourage career and personal development.

    Cons

    Growing very quickly. Not entirely sure this kind of growth is sustainable, but if any company can make it happen, it's LinkedIn.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great job! Keep doing what you're doing and keep team culture one of your top priorities.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    LinkedIn's killin' it! Engineer's paradise

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at LinkedIn full-time

    Pros

    Great compensation, great perks, good promotion track and average work-life balance.
    Latest technology. Many learning experiences (mobile training, etc).

    Cons

    Lateral movement is relatively easy but not the easiest.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great job

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    A career changing experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Enterprise Relationship Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Enterprise Relationship Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at LinkedIn full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I started at LinkedIn 4+ years ago coming from a completely different industry. They promised me a career trajectory changing experience and that is exactly what they have delivered.

    Cons

    Has gotten a bit more political as it's grown, but that is to be expected.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what your are doing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good tech company to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LinkedIn

    Pros

    There are many good engineers and researchers in the company to work with, exchanging useful ideas is very easy. Company overall also supports innovations.

    Cons

    Many tiny day-to-day work brought down the productive. Sometimes, the system can be hard to maintain due to many legacy stuff.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Fantastic company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at LinkedIn full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    [in] days ( free day to pursue hack projects, volunteer work, or team building ), free food, great team mates, incredible campus--almost feels like college again.

    Cons

    Career path could be outlined better, or feedback loops could have more impact.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep on doing what you're doing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Very good!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at LinkedIn

    Pros

    Im learning a lot and I entered as a Junior Software Engineer

    Cons

    It depends on your team and his manager

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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