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LinkedIn is a vast forum for networking, research and information exchange. Here are a few of the groups that I’ve found most helpful as a career coach. In order to view or contribute to any of these groups, you must have a LinkedIn profile and request membership to each group.
Career Counselors Network
500+ career professionals globally in academia, NGO, outplacement, private practice, govt. and private industry. We share resources, make referrals, post jobs and get questions answered. To be accepted to this Linkedin group you must be a career professional, not a life coach, therapist, motivational speaker, job seeker, recruiter, vendor selling to this niche or anything else.
College Recruiting Central – For Employers and Universities
A LinkedIn group for human resources professionals, college recruiters, and career services professionals with a slight focus on internship\co-op excellence. If you are looking to start or improve a college recruiting program or internship\co-op program within your organization or campus, join this network!
Career Services Professionals
We invite all university career services professionals and entry-level recruiters who completed a LinkedIn Career Services Training Webinar to join this group. We’ll share ideas, discussions and best practices for the use of LinkedIn in college career centers around the world. Please keep discussions on topic.
National Association of Workforce Development Professionals
NAWDP is a professional organization that represents individuals who work in workforce development, career development, employment and training, and economic development fields. This group is a networking forum for members in the workforce industry.
Career Counselor Technology Forum
Share tips, advice and questions related to using technology as a Career Counselor. For example, how are you using facebook, twitter, linkedin, skype, etc. to connect with clients, students or employers? This is a great place to share career and technology related information.