I took a tour of LinkedIn’s New York City office.Allana Akhtar/Business Insider
- Business Insider got to take a peek inside LinkedIn’s New York City office within the Empire State Building.
- The office featured a speakeasy, a full-service cafeteria, game rooms, and a small gym.
- The office also gave me a clue into the inclusive company culture. Working parents brought their kids in regularly, and unlike other startups, they don’t serve alcohol most days a week.
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LinkedIn’s company mission is to help connect job seekers with cool places to work — and the company itself may be the coolest yet.
The online job marketplace gave Business Insider a tour of its New York City office. The workplace, which takes up seven floors of the historic Empire State Building, is just one of the company’s 33 global offices. Other locations can be found in places like the Bay Area, India, and China.
I took a tour of LinkedIn’s Midtown Manhattan office and was thoroughly impressed. Not only were there fun rooms — like a secret “speakeasy” where new hires serve drinks to veteran employees each Thursday — but the office was surprisingly inclusive for working parents and people who don’t drink.
Here’s an inside look at LinkedIn’s Empire State Building office: