LinkedIn Study Reveals Work BFFs Make Us Happier at the Office

Author: Catherine Fisher

People always ask me how I got my job at LinkedIn. The answer? My relationships. I’ve worked directly with three of my teammates at other companies, including my boss. And it’s not a coincidence. For me, the people I work with are just as important as the company and job description. And, apparently, I’m not alone. Our Relationships @Work study revealed that 46% of professionals worldwide believe that work friends are important to their overall happiness.


Networking My Way to a Life of Adventures

Author: Kristina Rojdev

As a child, I was the quintessential explorer. In the forest behind my house, I explored new territory as a frontierswoman living off the land and a geologist who had just made an important fossil discovery. I loved looking for the next big adventure. When the movie ‘Contact’ came out, I was enthralled! To think how big the universe might be and that there might be life elsewhere blew my mind. So I said to myself, “That’s what I want to do. That’s my next big adventure – exploring space and finding life out there.”