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Updated Sep 15, 2020

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LinkedIn CEO Ryan Roslansky
Ryan Roslansky
5 Ratings
  1. "Great place"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at LinkedIn full-time

    Pros

    Great food and work life balance.

    Cons

    New management is not the best.

  2. "Work in Linkedin"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at LinkedIn full-time

    Pros

    Good work and life balance.

    Cons

    Less easy to transfer to a new team.


  3. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Development Engineer (SDE) II 

    I worked at LinkedIn

    Pros

    good pay, food, and culture. Friendly colleagues

    Cons

    The company right now is exploring for new growth direction

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great culture and work-life balance"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Interesting projects - Great culture - Great work-life balance

    Cons

    - Experience depends heavily on the team - some teams are better than others - If you get into a mono-cultural team, it might be hard to fit - The new CEO is still to prove his worth

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  5. "Great experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Engineering Intern in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at LinkedIn for less than a year

    Pros

    Though the internship was virtual this year, I had a great experience working at LinkedIn. I worked on high impact projects and learned a lot

    Cons

    Internship was virtual and onboarding was a bit tough

  6. "Great company to work with"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at LinkedIn full-time

    Pros

    Great perks, interesting problems to tackle

    Cons

    Adapting to WFH a bit slower but getting there

  7. "Mostly good, politics get in the way sometimes"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities for collaboration and impact. Great manager that care about my personal growth and development. Great food and benefits.

    Cons

    COVID makes it harder to execute on projects with external teams effectively. Politics can result in additional communication overhead, resulting to productivity loss and sometimes increased stress.

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  8. "Team and manager helped me grow"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer - QA in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LinkedIn full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The team I was in had managers that cared about my career and wanted to help me grow in whichever direction I wanted to go.

    Cons

    None that I could think of immediately

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  9. "Good culture"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at LinkedIn full-time

    Pros

    Open and honest communication. InDay. 2 weeks of company shutdown in a year.

    Cons

    Do not think of any major cons.

  10. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Engineer Intern 
    Recommends

    I worked at LinkedIn

    Pros

    Loved my coworkers, supportive manager

    Cons

    Can't think of anything so far

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