LinkedIn has moved to a new office in Bengaluru, located in the most sought-after prestigious business district of the city – Global Technology Park. The new office will house functionally diverse LinkedIn employees in Bangalore, from product and sales teams. Almost double the size of its previous premises, LinkedIn’s new innovative workplace has an area of 222,000 square feet spread across three floors. The new office interiors prominently display local Indian themes and motifs while being perfectly in sync with the company’s offices globally. Everything that an employee might need while working is available. This includes multiple collaboration spaces, informal meeting lounges, wellness centre, recreation areas (including music room and games), contemporary cafeteria and several small bistros.
The new office is designed to enhance collaboration, cooperation, team work, innovation and creativity. There are eight collaboration spaces which are elegantly designed and encourage open communication and constructive ideation between employees. The ergonomic workstations, specially designed for LinkedIn, meet every comfort need of the employees and help them in being more productive as a team. LinkedIn’s new office design provides spaces for relaxation and rejuvenation, both physically and emotionally, in line with the organization’s Global Wellness Program for employees. There is a fully equipped gym, music room with drum-sets, guitar and tabla as well as game rooms with table tennis, foosball and snooker table. One of the highlights’ of the facility is the high-end cafeteria that consists of live counters and serves multi-cuisine meals throughout the day. Overall, the design of the new office reflects LinkedIn’s global culture of transformation, collaboration and humor.
LinkedIn encourages employees to “Act like an Owner” with regard to every decision that the company makes. So LinkedIn involved employees in designing the workstations, the collaborative spaces and the wellness amenities.
Akshay Kothari, Country Manager and Head of Product, LinkedIn India, said, “Our vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the workforce. We see the workplace as an enabler to fulfil the professional goals of our employees, transform our organization and deliver more value to our members. Our new office in Bengaluru reflects these beliefs and truly captures the spirit of LinkedIn as an organization. Our innovative office space is intended to instill a sense of belonging amongst our employees, make a happy workplace and contribute to overall productivity.”
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