Articles by Sarah Hooker
I’ve lived in New York all my life. I’ve never experienced a storm as devastating as Hurricane Sandy. Despite the difficult aftermath, I’ve seen an incredible level of generosity and kindness that I’ve never seen before. I’m especially inspired by the efforts of my colleagues as they’ve taken the initiative to help those who were hit hardest by the storm. It is times like these that make me so proud to work for LinkedIn.
A few days after the storm, I sent an email to our New York office to encourage my colleagues to take some company time and volunteer to help those in need. I was fully supported by LinkedIn leaders, who were happy to see the NYC team remove themselves from emails and computers for the day to help their neighbors. Soon after, the stories came pouring in from employees who were helping out all over New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Below are just a few highlights: