Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 6, Large


Mountain View, Calif. [Pacific]

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 2 for retention
IT employees at Mountain View, Calif.-based LinkedIn enjoy monthly "inDays," when they can work on any project they want, personal or professional. Other perks include an outstanding performance recognition program featuring grants, annual bonuses, merit increases and spot bonuses. Live demonstration labs offer employees a chance to see the latest technologies being tested by IT. Workplace fun comes in the form of themed parties, free food and Bring Your Parents to Work Day.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 6,000

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 124

IT employee turnover in 2014: 8%

IT promotions in 2014: 25%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $3,387