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Whenever you are looking for a social network for professionals you typically will only find LinkedIn - and yes, it is one of the most popular social networks. But here we offer the top five best social networks for professionals where you can not only find work but also you can offer yours.
Professional social networks are those that are aimed at job searching or focused on business and commercial activities where the interaction between professionals of the same field is sought to establish synergies and be able to connect with possible partners.
But each person needs a specific social network in order to find those colleagues with whom he can work or those networks in which he can exhibit his work as a professional.
64% of human resources professionals believe that active candidates in social networks have more job opportunities, to the point that one in five companies claim to have rejected some candidate because they do not know how to use social networks.
It is the second most used professional social network after LinkedIn and has 65 million users. You can find professionals from various sectors, business owners and companies around the world.
The goal of this social network is to find work, recruit staff and do business. In it are registered experts from many areas, so the range of possibilities increases. And as in the online world, you also have to be active with our professional profiles.
It defines itself as an Affinity Networking, an affinity social network. And although the hierarchy of this network consists of hives (groups of different kinds), bees (active members) and honey (your activity), it is serious and professional.
It is a social network that not only allows you to find work or recruit, but also allows you to interact with the members of the hive you choose and automatically you will have all your content on your wall to make it much easier to interact to generate engagement.
It facilitates the search for employment and provides contacts to those people who work as freelancers. They have experts in all technical, professional and creative fields.
Within the social networks for professionals, it is a great option; If you need to find work, you just have to complete the profile and indicate the skills for which you want to be hired or stand out. From small jobs to large projects, segmenting work by the hour or with a fixed price.
In addition, it allows to create Contests to those people who need a Freelance specialized in social networks, web design, logo design, etc. So it will be an opportunity to see a board of projects and competitions to which you can access as a professional in the required area.
This social network for professionals is more oriented to graphic design. It is a free service to create portfolios with a very simple interface. There is no limit of images or videos and you can also see how many people have visited your work and have access to your statistics.
The most relevant social network in the world of photography. It is the photographic community that has the best professionals in the world and one of the most respected within the collective. And most importantly, the largest curated photo gallery in the online world.