LinkedIn NYC 4383Here’s what we saw when we recently visited.Sarah Jacobs

A whopping 467 million people in over 200 countries use LinkedIn to make professional connections and scout out new opportunities. In many ways, the company — which Microsoft purchased for $26.2 billion over the summer — has become an integral part of everyone’s careers.

But what is it like to actually work at LinkedIn — the 9,200-person company with a market capitalization of $23 billion?

We decided to to find out by visiting LinkedIn’s Manhattan office, which is located in the iconic Empire State Building in the heart of New York City.