Posts by Catherine Fisher

  • If you’re motivated about your career, passionate about doing your best work, and are highly creative, then I’ve got news for you: so is everyone else.  We’ve just announced our annual list of the words that make you go ‘meh’ – the most overused, underwhelming buzzwords and phrases in LinkedIn profiles of 2014 across the world. The number one offender? ‘Motivated.’ The new year inspires many of us to start thinking about our careers and explore new job…

  • catherine workbff

    People always ask me how I got my job at LinkedIn. The answer? My relationships. I’ve worked directly with three of my teammates at other companies, including my boss. And it’s not a coincidence. For me, the people I work with are just as important as the company and job description. And, apparently, I’m not alone. Our Relationships @Work study revealed that 46% of professionals worldwide believe that work friends are important to their overall happiness. Relationships matter…

  • Entrepreneur Barbie at LinkedIn - Share

    Last week, we were thrilled to welcome Entrepreneur Barbie to LinkedIn who just launched the ‘Dream Incubator’ to help girls around the world play out their imaginations. Barbie has an impressive professional profile with more than 55 years of experience and 150 different careers, so we thought it was only natural to sit down with Entrepreneur Barbie so she could share some of her knowledge and insights with you, our members. From the entrepreneurial women she admires to…