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Job Search / Top 10 LinkedIn Groups

If you’re a job seeker, chances are you have heard of LinkedIn; maybe, you even have a profile. LinkedIn, however, is a lot more than professional profiles and virtual “connections.” There are Networks, Job Postings, Company Pages, News Listings, and Groups.  As a job seeker, each component of LinkedIn is relevant and valuable to your search.  If you’re really looking to get the most out of LinkedIn for your job search, a tool to take advantage of is the “Group” function.

According to LinkedIn, “LinkedIn Groups provide a place for professionals in the same industry or with similar interests to share content, find answers, post and view jobs, make business contacts, and establish themselves as industry experts.” Essentially, they are an online community meant to connect potential employers, prospective employees, and people who share in the ups and downs of job searching.

Here is a list of the best LinkedIn groups for job seekers :

1. A Job Needed – A Job Posted

2. Talent HQ

3. Jobs DirectUS

4. Career Rocketeer

5. Job-Hunt Help

6. Jobs 2.0

7. Career Explorer

8. Executive Suite

9. Job Angels

10. Linked: HR

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via From the Intern: Top 10 LinkedIn Groups for Job Seekers | The LinkUp Blog.

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