As mentioned in one of our earlier posts, networking is a crucial component of your job search strategy. One of the easiest ways to begin networking is to join a LinkedIn Group. Therefore, if you are searching for a new job in the Denver area, here are the top 5 LinkedIn Groups to join:
- Get to Work! Denver Job Seekers Networking Group. This group is designed for Denver job seekers to announce and receive job leads, network with other members, learn about upcoming networking meetings, as well as post and answer questions.
- Denver Jobs Network. This group works to provide a positive networking environment for Denver job seekers. It currently has almost 2700 members, with ¼ of membership being senior management and ¼ being entry level.
- Denver Technical Professionals. This networking group provides employment resources, employer information and networking opportunities to IT professionals in the great Denver metro area. Approximately 40% of members label themselves as being part of the IT and Services industry
- 5280 Linked. This group is for any professional in the Denver metro area who would like to connect with like-minded professionals. And connect they do. This group averages over 73 comments per week.
- Denver CO Professional Network. Provides the opportunity to expand your personal local network in the Denver area, including Denver Tech Center, Hampden South, Englewood & Greenwood Village, Colorado. The membership make-up of this group is quite diverse, with the leading areas being sales and consulting.
All of these sites are private. To request membership, send a request to the designated as “group manager”.
However, “open groups” are also a great resource. Two open groups to consider are
- Jobs in Colorado
- Linked to Denver
With an open group, you do not need to ask permission to join. You simply click on “join” and you are ready to contribute.
The beauty of any of these LinkedIn groups is that employers and recruiters can find you. The key is to keep a high profile. Many of these groups have 10’s of thousands of members, so the more you contribute, the sooner you will be noticed and perhaps contacted.
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