Brendan Browne

Posts by Brendan Browne

  • An Inside Look at the LinkedIn Recruiting Team's Strategic Roadmap

    September 21, 2016

    Roadmaps in business are nothing new. Companies use them all the time to communicate their strategic plans and to connect their missions, goals and tactics. But what about recruiting functions: should they have roadmaps too? If you’re rolling your eyes, I get it. Five years ago I would have done the same. I would have said we didn’t have time for that fluff. We...

  • LinkedIn Data Shows That Job-Hopping is Accelerating (Particularly Among Women)

    April 12, 2016

    Next month millions of college students will graduate and enter the workforce. That’s great news because it provides recruiters like you and me with a new pool of talent to tap into. But recruiting them is merely half the battle, since they’re likely to change employers three times their first five years after graduating. Or so our Economist Guy Berger tells me....

  • 5 Accomplishments of the LinkedIn Recruiting Team That Made Me Proud This Year

    December 24, 2015

    At LinkedIn, we very much believe in continuous improvement. For that to happen, you have to set big goals. You have to be willing to take on big challenges, even if you aren’t always sure you are going to achieve them. And that philosophy certainly applies to our recruiting team as well. This year we sought to improve various aspects of our talent acquisition...

  • The Simple Phrase that Empowered My Recruiting Team

    June 18, 2015

    Here at LinkedIn, I don’t want a team of recruiters. I want a team of strategic partners. What’s the difference? A strategic partner...

  • How the LinkedIn Recruiting Team is Using Data

    March 24, 2015

    For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Brendan Browne and the above photo depicts how I used to feel after intake meetings....

  • 3 Recruiting Strategies You Should Steal

    November 13, 2014

    I’m finally recovering from Talent Connect San Francisco, where I got to hang out with and learn from some of the smartest people in...