Engineering Articles

  • Kevin Scott

    It’s been said that “Innovation is a series of small wins along a truly disruptive trajectory.” That’s why I’m proud to be an executive sponsor for our recently launched [in]cubator program, the next step in employee-led innovation written about in Wired.com. Once a quarter, any LinkedIn employee can come up with an idea, put together a team, and pitch their project to the executive staff. If approved, the team gets to spend up to 3 months of dedicated time turning their…

  • Florina Xhabija

    Last Friday, we had the pleasure of hosting 43 TechWomen mentees at LinkedIn as part of our Connect You sessions. Connect You focuses on educating our members about how to best utilize LinkedIn for their professional needs. Previous Connect You sessions focused on job seekers and nonprofits so we were excited to extend it to the amazing women who make up TechWomen. TechWomen is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs which empowers…

  • Hristo Oskov

    Editor’s Note: LinkedIn’s 2nd Annual Intern Hackday is on August 3rd, 2012. To get an idea of what goes down at Intern Hackday, check out this recap by Hristo Oskov whose team placed 3rd in our first Intern Hackday last summer. I’m extremely fortunate to have been a part of LinkedIn’s first intern hackday last summer. It was an incredible experience and easily the highlight of my summer. LinkedIn invited all Bay Area interns to participate, so I got to hack with…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • John Kristian

    This is a part of our continuing series on engineering and analytics at LinkedIn. If this isn’t your cup of Java, check back tomorrow for regular LinkedIn…