One of the most important traits we look for when hiring engineering talent is a growth mindset: the ability to learn and adapt to changing conditions and technologies over time. This is partly because, as engineers, we work at the forefront of tech, which means we constantly seek new and exciting ways to unlock the potential of technology. Aside from our own...
A Woman Who Knows Her Place - Joining the LinkedIn Team at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing
It used to be a woman knew her place if she was subservient and stayed at home. Her ability to solve problems was limited to dispute resolutions between family members and her ability to be creative was limited to a charity bake sale. Today, women make up more than half of college graduates and 80% of white-collar jobs. We have come a long way. On the flip side,...
I’ve spent twenty years as an engineering director and vice president, managing and mentoring engineering leaders across Silicon Valley and international teams. Over the years, I’ve shipped many products, worked under some amazing leaders, and as a leader myself, written hundreds of performance reviews. During all this time, I’ve learned that great engineering...