Kate Reilly

Posts by Kate Reilly

  • The Proven Way LinkedIn Keeps Its Tech Talent

    May 10, 2017

    It was the spring of 2015 and LinkedIn’s technical teams were feeling the heat. Competitors were aggressively recruiting engineers and too often the managers and leaders only learned about an employee's career aspirations when they were headed out the door. The team needed to find a new way to make sure employees felt valued, engaged and heard. In other words,...

  • How LinkedIn’s HR Chief is Changing the Diversity Conversation with “Belonging”

    January 9, 2017

    Pat Wadors was a nine-year old tomboy who followed her brother to Little League tryouts. She made the team but when the coaches found out she was a girl, they said she couldn’t play. “Like most people who feel like they don’t belong, I accepted it and walked away,” recalls Pat. “But my sisters argued on my behalf until the manager checked the rulebook and said...

  • LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Shares 4 Tips for Engaging on Social Media

    December 15, 2016

    If you’re one of the 4.8 million people who follow Jeff Weiner on LinkedIn, you probably feel like you know him. Between his likes, shares, comments, and long-form posts, you’re likely familiar with his leadership style, his passion for tech, and his support for his employees. Business leaders often ask Jeff how he’s able to build such a large and engaged...

  • Ban the Term “Culture Fit” and Other Great Diversity Tips...

    December 14, 2016

    The beer test. You know it? It’s hiring candidates based on whether you’d want to grab a beer with them. Sure they can probably do the...

  • Your Crash Course in Employer Branding from Two Marketing...

    December 5, 2016

    If you’ve ever tried to pull Marketing into employer branding, you may have faced some resistance. Marketers usually have the...

  • Richard Branson’s Secrets to Recruiting the Right...

    October 10, 2016

    Picture this: Richard Branson flies a group of job candidates to his house for an interview. He has an 85-year old taxi driver pick...