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Becoming an Employer of Choice in aFiercely Competitive Talent MarketSteve Cadigan, VP of Talent, LinkedIn     Recruiting ...
Agenda§  The New Recruiting Reality§  Growth at LinkedIn§  Rising to the Challenge       Recruiting Solutions      3
Recruiting Solutions   4
What You’ve Read is TrueTech startups face stiff competition for talent– ReutersThe “War” For Top Talent In Silicon Valley...
Recruiting Solutions   6
Agenda§  The New Recruiting Reality§  Growth at LinkedIn§  Rising to the Challenge       Recruiting Solutions      7
The globally connectedprofessional network                                                                2M+120,000,000+ ...
Our missionConnect the world’s professionals to make  them more productive and successful  Recruiting Solutions           ...
Our visionCreate economic opportunity for every       professional in the worldRecruiting Solutions                    10
How we’ll do itConnect talent with opportunity at massive scale      Recruiting Solutions                         11
Member Growth in MillionsOver 50% of members are now international  The image cannot be displayed. Your computer may not h...
Staff growth since 2003Population by Year                                                                                 ...
Tenure of current headcount                                                                       Over 1/3 of employees   ...
Incredible Competition for Tech Talent      Recruiting Solutions               15
HR challenges§  Competing for the best talent in Silicon Valley    –  Intense competition for top technical talent    –  ...
Agenda§  The New Recruiting Reality§  Growth at LinkedIn§  Rising to the Challenge       Recruiting Solutions      17
Rising to the challenge - Talent§  Talent is our #1 operating priority as a company     –  We review progress regularly§...
Our Recruiting Solutions                                                Talent Acquisition              LinkedIn          ...
Rising to the challenge - Growth§  Communication is vital   –  Bi-Weekly all-hands meetings (Top Down)       §  Hosted b...
Recruiting Solutions   21
Recruiting Solutions   22
Rising the the challenge - Culture§  Everyone is building our culture of transformation§  Living what our products enabl...
InDay – key part of our culture§  Time to think!        §  Think about new ideas, strategies, solutions, ways to tackle ...
Intern Hack Day     Recruiting Solutions   25
InDay &TechTalk Speakers     Recruiting Solutions   26
Celebrate Often      Recruiting Solutions   27
Celebrate Often      Recruiting Solutions   28
Celebrate Often      Recruiting Solutions   29
LinkedIn Career Page     Recruiting Solutions   30
Engineering Microsite      Recruiting Solutions   31
Employee Blog Posts     Recruiting Solutions   32
Lessons Learned§  Access to Sr. Leadership is key§  People want their voices heard     –  Loudly in some cases§  Let yo...
Recruiting Solutions
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Becoming an Employer of Choice in a Fiercely Competitive Talent Market

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  1. 1. Enter  to  Win  a  Kindle  Update Your LinkedIn Profile Status with #LinkedInatERECan’t access the web from your phone? No worries – leave abusiness card with a LinkedIn rep on your way out and we’ll behappy to include you in the drawing.Winner will be notified on LinkedIn via InMail.
  2. 2. Becoming an Employer of Choice in aFiercely Competitive Talent MarketSteve Cadigan, VP of Talent, LinkedIn Recruiting Solutions
  3. 3. Agenda§  The New Recruiting Reality§  Growth at LinkedIn§  Rising to the Challenge Recruiting Solutions 3
  4. 4. Recruiting Solutions 4
  5. 5. What You’ve Read is TrueTech startups face stiff competition for talent– ReutersThe “War” For Top Talent In Silicon Valley– The Wall Street JournalSilicon Valley Hiring Perks: Meals, iPads and a Cubicle for Spot– NYTimes.com Recruiting Solutions 5
  6. 6. Recruiting Solutions 6
  7. 7. Agenda§  The New Recruiting Reality§  Growth at LinkedIn§  Rising to the Challenge Recruiting Solutions 7
  8. 8. The globally connectedprofessional network 2M+120,000,000+ 6M+ 2M+registered members (as of August 4, 2011) 1M+ 2M+ 2M+ 4M+ 1M+ 26M+ 48M+* 10M + 4M+ 2M+ *As of June 30, 2011 Recruiting Solutions 8
  9. 9. Our missionConnect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful Recruiting Solutions 9
  10. 10. Our visionCreate economic opportunity for every professional in the worldRecruiting Solutions 10
  11. 11. How we’ll do itConnect talent with opportunity at massive scale Recruiting Solutions 11
  12. 12. Member Growth in MillionsOver 50% of members are now international The image cannot be displayed. Your computer may not have enough memory to open the image, or the image may have been corrupted. Restart your computer, and then open the file again. If the red x still appears, you may have to delete the image and then insert it again. 120M+ * 90 55 32 17 8 4 2 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 *as of August 4, 2011 LinkedIn Members (Millions) Recruiting Solutions 12
  13. 13. Staff growth since 2003Population by Year * 1600 1515 1400 1200 990 1000 800 600 480 400 338 197 200 69 14 33 44 0 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 *As of 6/30/2011 Recruiting Solutions © 2007 LinkedIn All rights reserved. 13
  14. 14. Tenure of current headcount Over 1/3 of employees have been here less than 1 year 2000 1515* 1500 990 1000 500 0 2010 2011 Headcount tenure*As of 6/30/2011 Recruiting Solutions © 2007 LinkedIn All rights reserved. 14
  15. 15. Incredible Competition for Tech Talent Recruiting Solutions 15
  16. 16. HR challenges§  Competing for the best talent in Silicon Valley –  Intense competition for top technical talent –  Deep pocketed competitors§  Hyper Growth –  Keeping focused on top talent and quality in recruiting –  Ongoing integration of new staff –  Strain on whole organization to recruit and onboard –  New players, new countries, new policies –  Laying a scalable foundation –  Growing a business while leaders must also focus on: §  Recruiting, On Boarding, Training – setting team up for success Recruiting Solutions 16
  17. 17. Agenda§  The New Recruiting Reality§  Growth at LinkedIn§  Rising to the Challenge Recruiting Solutions 17
  18. 18. Rising to the challenge - Talent§  Talent is our #1 operating priority as a company –  We review progress regularly§  Engage the whole company –  Active referral network –  Many hires sourced by hiring managers§  Clearly communicate our differentiators –  Impact, size, culture, talent, growth opportunity –  Internships§  “Drinking our own champagne” Recruiting Solutions 18
  19. 19. Our Recruiting Solutions Talent Acquisition LinkedIn LinkedIn Talent Direct Jobs Recruiter Career Pages Recruitment Ads Work with us! Brand & Media Recruiting Solutions 19
  20. 20. Rising to the challenge - Growth§  Communication is vital –  Bi-Weekly all-hands meetings (Top Down) §  Hosted by CEO §  Humor and Transparency §  Where are the elephants? –  “Company Groups” (Bottoms Up & Across) §  Everyone has a voice §  Issues are addressed quickly §  Self governance Recruiting Solutions 20
  21. 21. Recruiting Solutions 21
  22. 22. Recruiting Solutions 22
  23. 23. Rising the the challenge - Culture§  Everyone is building our culture of transformation§  Living what our products enable: purpose-driven –  Connecting talent with opportunity§  Work space IS important§  Rare and special opportunity –  InDays and Hack Days –  Speaker Series –  Celebrations –  Conference room names, food choices, Tshirts…. Recruiting Solutions 23
  24. 24. InDay – key part of our culture§  Time to think! §  Think about new ideas, strategies, solutions, ways to tackle existing problems§  Teamwork §  Form closer relationships across the company§  Making this part of who we are §  The spirit of “Hack days” §  Innovation, creativity, collaboration §  Across teams and departments §  Includes product and technical innovation, but broader and applicable to all areas of expertise§  Several Options §  My InDay §  InDay Double Down §  Step back and catch up – recharge §  Speakers & themes Recruiting Solutions 24
  25. 25. Intern Hack Day Recruiting Solutions 25
  26. 26. InDay &TechTalk Speakers Recruiting Solutions 26
  27. 27. Celebrate Often Recruiting Solutions 27
  28. 28. Celebrate Often Recruiting Solutions 28
  29. 29. Celebrate Often Recruiting Solutions 29
  30. 30. LinkedIn Career Page Recruiting Solutions 30
  31. 31. Engineering Microsite Recruiting Solutions 31
  32. 32. Employee Blog Posts Recruiting Solutions 32
  33. 33. Lessons Learned§  Access to Sr. Leadership is key§  People want their voices heard –  Loudly in some cases§  Let your staff build the culture –  “live the culture you want”§  Resist the inertia to create levels§  Bi-weekly reminders of priorities and measuring results keeps focus Recruiting Solutions 33
  34. 34. Recruiting Solutions
  35. 35. Enter  to  Win  a  Kindle  Update Your LinkedIn Profile Status with #LinkedInatERECan’t access the web from your phone? No worries – leave abusiness card with a LinkedIn rep on your way out and we’ll behappy to include you in the drawing.Winner will be notified on LinkedIn via InMail.
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