Posts by Jim Brikman

  • Jim Brikman

    Attention all interns in the Bay Area! You’re invited to the second annual Intern Hackday to be held at LinkedIn HQ on August 3rd, 2012. This is a chance to compete with the best and brightest in Silicon Valley: form teams with other college students, hack all night, and create something amazing. Register for Intern Hackday 2012 now! We’ll provide the food, caffeine, Wifi, t-shirts, prizes, and an awesome lineup of judges. All you need to bring is a laptop, a valid college ID, and…

  • Jim Brikman

    Once a month, we set aside a Friday for employees to focus on investing in themselves and their community. It’s a day to spend time outside their daily task list. Check out other InDay posts here. – Ed.  Every company is hungry for innovation. At LinkedIn, we’ve cooked up something we call the “Innovator Challenge,” which has been tremendously successful at bringing out new and disruptive ideas from every employee at the company. It’s a one-day…

  • Jim Brikman

    At LinkedIn, we have Hackdays once per month, where we encourage employees to form teams, work on anything they can dream of, present their hacks to the company, and compete for prizes. We make some of these hacks publicly available by putting them up on our experimental site, LinkedIn Labs. Today, I’m happy to announce 4 new additions to LinkedIn Labs from Veterans Hackday: 1. Veterans   Military Occupation Classification Hack for Advancement: an online tool that allows…

  • heroes hackday

    They serve our country every day. Now is your chance to give something back. Today, we’re kicking off the first ever Veterans Hackday. We are calling…

  • Jim Brikman

    Stop for a second and consider this question: where is your resume? If you’re like most people, it’s probably scattered across a half dozen Word documents…