5:30 pm, December 5th | by Laura Donovan
If you include this word in your cover letter, you have no future.
7:25 pm, March 8th | by Hillary Reinsberg
LinkedIn routinely has “Hackdays,” where employees are allowed to work on special projects or try to throw together creative hacks. Essentially, a break from the regular routine. Now, they’re debuting a female-only version.
4:02 pm, September 28th | by Hillary Reinsberg
If there’s debate over the definitive hot spot to work in Silicon Valley, let us put this argument to rest. The answer is Facebook.
5:54 pm, September 26th | by Hillary Reinsberg
“My question is — would you please raise my taxes?” At the President’s LinkedIn Town Hall today, retired Google exec Doug Edwards posed that very question — and he wasn’t kidding. Here’s exactly what he had to say, and the unexpected reasons he wants to fork over more cash to the government.
8:06 pm, May 30th | by Amy Tennery
Most people thought LinkedIn’s IPO was an unsustainable, bloated bubble waiting to explode. Tech titan and early Facebook investor Peter Thiel thinks it was undervalued. You know, potato, po-tah-to.
Sure, jaws dropped earlier this month when the site’s IPO was initially priced at $45 per share — and then skyrocketed up to $120 per share. But Thiel, also a LinkedIn investor, was not among those impressed by the momentum; in fact, he thinks its a sign that Wall Street dissed LinkedIn.
3:47 pm, May 19th | by Hillary Reinsberg
Everyone is going nuts about LinkedIn’s massive IPO, as the web company went public today. Initially priced at $45 a share, the stock was above $120 this morning and is currently lingering just under $100.
While financial analysts like Jim Cramer are up in arms, calling the situation a bubble asking to be burst, are LinkedIn’s CEOs keeping it cool? You bet.
CEO Jeff Weiner told Bloomberg, while at the New York Stock Exchange this morning, that he was “very comfortable with where we priced. We spent a lot of time with the right kind of investors–folks who understand the story, the fundamentals, who are in it for the long haul. That’s our focus.”