Posts by Brendan Browne

  • If you want to know what it’s like to work at LinkedIn, put on your headphones and rock out to  “Can’t Hold Us” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton. Let me explain… Today we unveiled our annual list of the top 10 startups Bay Area software engineers and IT pros want to work for. This year we decided to do something a little different: we asked honorees to each pick one song that best embodies what it’s like to work at their startups (click here to listen…

  • motivation office space

    Peter Gibbons, disgruntled Initech employee from the movie Office Space, once said, “So I was sitting in my cubicle today, and I realized, ever since I started working, every single day of my life has been worse than the day before it. So that means that every single day that you see me, that’s on the worst day of my life.” Office Space struck a chord with lots of people who relate to being stuck in a dead-end job at a company that doesn’t appreciate them. In fact, 70% of…

  • Brendan Browne

    Ed. note: This post is a part of our continuing blog series featuring our new hires. We now turn you over to Brendan Browne. Brendan is the Director of Global Talent Acquisition — in other words, recruiting — here at LinkedIn. Brendan’s had a really diverse career, working in Hollywood, in Technology, East Coast, West Coast, China, and more, so he’s going to tell you a little bit about why he’s so excited to be at LinkedIn. Several years ago, through the power of the…