My  APAC  Adventure  with    Mountain  View, CA                           Mumbai, IndiaLinkedIn HQ                        ...
On the wall on the way to the Singapore Flyer!
First  Stop…Sydney,  Australia    Mountain  View, CA                                                 Mumbai, IndiaLinkedIn...
Office  Life  Australia is where all of the planningcame to life. I sat with the RecruitingCoordinator and really figured ...
Sights  of  Sydney                         (I took all of these photos)                                                   ...
Cairns  Weekend  Trip                  Home  of  the  Great  Barrier  Reef  Snorkeling-I was way too flustered to use my u...
Cairns  Weekend  Trip         Home  of  the  Great  Barrier  Reef   Bungee Jumping - It was buy one get one free...so I we...
Next  Stop…Singapore    Mountain  View, CA                                                  Mumbai, India 4LinkedIn HQ    ...
Office  Life  I was in Singapore for two weeks,and tasked with restructuring andidentifying a more efficient way forthe AP...
Singapore  Sights                        Haji Lane
3rd  Stop…Bangalore,  India    Mountain  View, CA                         Mumbai, IndiaLinkedIn HQ                        ...
Being  in  Bangalore  This was the beginning of driving “Ms. Mariama.” from this point on, I was       chauffeured around ...
Office  Life  Couple times aweek this guywould come andmake the mostdelicious chaats!Afternoon snack!The Bangalore office ...
Sights  of  Bangalore                                                                  reet                               ...
Last  Stop…Mumbai,  India    Mountain  View, CA                       Mumbai, IndiaLinkedIn HQ                        4 we...
First  Day  in  Mumbai  Last leg of the trip, day 1 out in Mumbai and I see an elephant    sharing the street with ricksha...
Office  Life       Presentation         was                                                          eel                  ...
Sights  of  Mumbai  IIT Bombay-            CampusVisit w/ Er              Naresh          ika and                         ...
Weekend  Trip  to  Shanghai  One of my best friends from high school has been living in Shanghai  for over a year, and dur...
Weekend  Trip  to  Taj  Mahal!  Met my dad in Delhi,and we took a day tripto Agra to see the TajMahal.                    ...
Wait…Back  to  Singapore!    Mountain  View, CA                                               Mumbai, IndiaLinkedIn HQ    ...
Singapore  Office  Life  -­  Round  2                                        By the end of the 3 additional               ...
Sights     Raffles Hotel is the home of the Long Bar, where the original     Singapore Sling was created. You can find pea...
Homeward  Bound!    Mountain  View, CA              Mumbai, IndiaLinkedIn HQ               4 weeks   START                ...
Takeaways  There is nothing like being back home,and in the Mountain view office. Butregardless of where I was, every Link...
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In the span of 4 months I traveled to our Sydney, Singapore, Bangalore and Mumbai LinkedIn Offices. I also had the chance to go on a few weekend adventures.

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My APAC Adventure

  1. My  APAC  Adventure  with   Mountain View, CA Mumbai, IndiaLinkedIn HQ 4 weeks START Bangalore, India 4 weeks Singapore 2 weeks +3 weeks Sydney, Australia 4 weeks How I Spent Summer 2012, by Mariama Eghan
  2. On the wall on the way to the Singapore Flyer!
  3. First  Stop…Sydney,  Australia   Mountain View, CA Mumbai, IndiaLinkedIn HQ 4 weeks START Bangalore, India 1 Month Singapore 2 weeks + 3 weeks Sydney, Australia 4 weeks Australia was the perfect way to ease into my trip. The people were very friendly, there was a lot to see, great food and mostly everything was walking distance.
  4. Office  Life  Australia is where all of the planningcame to life. I sat with the RecruitingCoordinator and really figured out whatthe existing coordination process lookedlike, and what I could do to help improveit. HR/Recruiting Room Sydney Kitchen -This basket was trouble, it was filled w/Cadbury Chocolates!
  5. Sights  of  Sydney   (I took all of these photos) Sydney Ope ra House Vivid Festival of Lights er E ye Syd ney Tow View from ab ox! rmer, i n Perfo Street Parade in D arling HarbSydney Harbour Bridge our Bondi Beach
  6. Cairns  Weekend  Trip   Home  of  the  Great  Barrier  Reef  Snorkeling-I was way too flustered to use my under water camera! Feeding time for the local fish
  7. Cairns  Weekend  Trip   Home  of  the  Great  Barrier  Reef   Bungee Jumping - It was buy one get one free...so I went twice!
  8. Next  Stop…Singapore   Mountain View, CA Mumbai, India 4LinkedIn HQ weeks START Bangalore, India 1 Month Singapore 2 weeks+ 3 weeks Sydney, Australia 4 weeks Being in Singapore was a blast, shopping and eating is more than a way to pass the time, it’s a way of life, and I really lived while in Singapore!
  9. Office  Life  I was in Singapore for two weeks,and tasked with restructuring andidentifying a more efficient way forthe APAC Talent Acquisition teamto churn out reports. King Size version of the chocolates, I Doors to Singapore office - APAC Headquarters was hoarding in Sydney
  10. Singapore  Sights   Haji Lane
  11. 3rd  Stop…Bangalore,  India   Mountain View, CA Mumbai, IndiaLinkedIn HQ 4 weeks START Bangalore, India 4 weeks Singapore 2 weeks +3 weeks Sydney, Australia 4 weeks
  12. Being  in  Bangalore  This was the beginning of driving “Ms. Mariama.” from this point on, I was chauffeured around town and called either Ms, or ma’am. Felt like a boss, when I exited the airport and saw a driver holding this.…
  13. Office  Life  Couple times aweek this guywould come andmake the mostdelicious chaats!Afternoon snack!The Bangalore office was very laid back. Imet regularly with the team to develop acandidate experience plan that couldalso work in Mumbai. 2-wheelers outside of Bagmane Tech Park
  14. Sights  of  Bangalore   reet ommercial StTraffic Jam! Cr owded C Window Display Silk Shop Indira Gandhi Music Fountain
  15. Last  Stop…Mumbai,  India   Mountain View, CA Mumbai, IndiaLinkedIn HQ 4 weeks START Bangalore, India 4 weeks Singapore 2 weeks + 3weeks Sydney, Australia 4 weeks
  16. First  Day  in  Mumbai  Last leg of the trip, day 1 out in Mumbai and I see an elephant sharing the street with rickshaws, motorcycles and cars!It is typical to see cows in the streets in India, but an elephant?!? This was a pretty rare sight! Walking down the streets of Mumbai
  17. Office  Life   Presentation was eel r mak ing me f everything! Thanks fo a name tag! with at home Masala Chai, had this about 2-3 times a day, Yum!I really enjoyed the spirit of the Mumbaioffice. During my time there I was luckyenough to to experience India’sIndependence Day. We celebrated byplaying some Indian Trivia.
  18. Sights  of  Mumbai  IIT Bombay- CampusVisit w/ Er Naresh ika and rukh Mansio n of Shah ood! l l yw Khan- K ing of Bo Dr. Fish Therapy Ad for a smart phone, with social media offerings, had to capture the excess ‘in’ logos
  19. Weekend  Trip  to  Shanghai  One of my best friends from high school has been living in Shanghai for over a year, and during a 3 day weekend I went for a visit! Shanghai Skyline Urban P his, lanning M a pture t useum Ha d to c Live Once y Y ou Onl Yuyuan Garden
  20. Weekend  Trip  to  Taj  Mahal!  Met my dad in Delhi,and we took a day tripto Agra to see the TajMahal. aw per ” ricksh Insi de a “suTaj Mahal at Sunset, from the Moonlight Garden, across the Yamuna River.
  21. Wait…Back  to  Singapore!   Mountain View, CA Mumbai, IndiaLinkedIn HQ 4 weeks START Bangalore, India 4 weeks Singapore 2 weeks+3 weeks Sydney, Australia 4 weeksWith a little over a week left in my APAC trip, I was asked if I could come back to Singapore?!?!
  22. Singapore  Office  Life  -­  Round  2   By the end of the 3 additional weeks, reporting was in a good place, and I was ready to leave knowing I had passed on my work and made an impact.2nd visit was during the Mooncake Festival. The Hong Kong office had special packaging made, it somehow made it’s way to the Singapore office
  23. Sights   Raffles Hotel is the home of the Long Bar, where the original Singapore Sling was created. You can find peanut shell coverings on the floor and live musicRaffles Hotel, picture taken while the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Will & Kate!) were staying there.
  24. Homeward  Bound!   Mountain View, CA Mumbai, IndiaLinkedIn HQ 4 weeks START Bangalore, India 4 weeks Singapore 2 weeks + 3 weeks Sydney, Australia 4 weeks
  25. Takeaways  There is nothing like being back home,and in the Mountain view office. Butregardless of where I was, every LinkedInoffice felt like a home away fromhome.Everyone was incredibly generous, andgrateful for my time with them. It can behard to keep culture consistent across theglobe, but each and every office hadtheir own way of maintaining the spiritof LinkedIn. My “thank you” gift from the team!

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