Meg Garlinghouse

Posts by Meg Garlinghouse

  • Plus One Pledge

    Three Ways You Can Take the Plus One Pledge and Help Close the Network Gap

    October 14, 2019

    Last month at Talent Connect, our CEO Jeff Weiner introduced the network gap -- the advantage some people have to access opportunities based on where they grew up, where they went to school, or where they work and called on people to come together to help close it by taking the Plus One Pledge. We’re inspired by the stories many of you have shared about the...

  • Closing the Network Gap

    Closing the Network Gap

    September 26, 2019

    At LinkedIn, we believe that two people with equal talent should have equal access to opportunity. But unfortunately, that’s not always the case.  We’ve all heard that “who you know” matters, and research proves that’s true. More than 70% of professionals get hired at companies where they already have a connection. And on LinkedIn, applicants who are referred to...

  • International Women’s Day: Working Together to Create #BalanceForBetter

    March 5, 2019

    By now you’re probably familiar with the data that shows if we continue progressing at our current pace, true gender equality in the workplace won’t exist for more than 200 years. While we have seen progress in some industries — gaps still persist in representation in leadership, as is illustrated by a UK campaign that highlights the equal number of CEOs who are...

  • World Refugee Day 2018: Building Bridges to Opportunity

    June 19, 2018

    Each of us has our own background that helps shape who we are. Our experiences allow us to bring new perspectives, offer new ways of...

  • Welcome Talent US

    LinkedIn Expands Refugee Support Program to the U.S.

    January 29, 2017

    LinkedIn is committed to creating economic opportunity for all members of the global workforce, regardless of country of origin or...

  • It’s Time to #ThankYourMentor for Shaping Your Career

    August 5, 2015

    Think about the people who have made a meaningful difference in your career. Was it a professor who encouraged you to dream big? Or a...