Top 10 Largest Groups on Linkedin

In my last poll on Linkedin the top priority for the participants was Networking. One important part of networking which is very obvious is to join the right groups. If size matters what are the top 10 largest groups on Linkedin currently ? 
October, 25 2012:
1) Job Openings, Job Leads and Job Connections!
Job Openings made it into 1st place with 1,029,492 members and no surprise 3,963 job offers up from 4th place in 2010.

2)Linked:HR (#1 Human Resources Group)
Currently it has 746,104 members and currently 64 jobs are offered.

3.) eMarketing Association Network
Marketing follows the Human Resources crowd in third place with 473,859 members and currently 202 jobs are offered.

4.) Social Media Marketing (newcomer)
Was about time, wasn’t it. Now this group has 463 345 Members and 130 Jobs.

5.) RecruitingBlogs (up from 9th place!) – Are there now so many jobs to recruit for ?
There are a group of 389,976 recruiters on Linkedin! A lot of good friends and helping hands. Currently they have 1,365 compared to 106 jobs in 2010 on offer.

6.) Project Manager Networking Group (up from 10th place)
There are now more project managers than entrepreneurs and telecom professionals. 365,191 project managers have joined this group and they offer 605 jobs currently.

7.) Telecom Professionals
Wow, I never thougth we would have more telecom professionals than entrepreneurs . This group brings together 316,848 people and offers 160 jobs.

8.) On Startups – The Community For Entrepreneurs
Becoming the owner of your work is in a 4th place to jobs. It has 301,574members and offers still 227 jobs. Are these jobs for those who had enough of enterpreneurship ?

9.) Finance Club (newcomer)
276 743 Finance Professionals have joined there. If you do not know how to invest your money, hint, hint, hint….. Currently 260 jobs – what a surprise.

10.) Harvard Business Review (newcomer)
Learn about the latest research in business on how not do it, joke, joke, joke.
273 942 well educated members with only 31 jobs to offer.

11.) Executive Suite 
And here the executives follow the marketing people. 256 912 US based executives.

12.) Digital Marketing
There are 247 911 digital marketing professionals in this group and 203 jobs on offer.

13.) Consultants Network
If you are not seeking employment, or wanting to start a new business here in a close six place are the consultants with 235,000members and a 501 jobs.

The Job Board (No. 7 in 2010) is not anymore active on Linkedin. The Group has been deleted.

Top 10 Largest Linkedin Groups in April 7, 2010:

1). Linked:HR (#1 Human Resources Group)
Currently it has 258 840 members and currently 107 jobs are offered.

2.) eMarketing Association Network
Marketing follows the Human Resources crowd in second place with 227 897 members and currently 35 jobs are offered.

3.) Executive Suite
And here the executives follow the marketing people. 181 929 US based executives with currently 94 jobs.

4.) Job Openings, Job Leads and Job Connections!
Job Openings made it into 4th place with 159 757 members and no surprise 461 job offers.

5.) On Startups – The Community For Entrepreneurs
Becoming the owner of your work is in a close 5th place to jobs. It has 135 851 members and offers still 32 jobs. Are these jobs for those who had enough of enterpreneurship ?

6.) Consultants Network
If you are not seeking employment, or wanting to start a new business here in a close six place are the consultants with 119 319 members and a 110 jobs.

7.) The Job Board (Find A Job, Post a Job)
Another place for job seekers. They have 108 802 members and offer 264 jobs.

8.) Telecom Professionals
Wow, I never thougth we would have almost as many telecom professionals as consultants. This group brings together 102 257 people and offers 98 jobs.

9.) RecruitingBlogs
There are a group of 96 299 recruiters on Linkedin! A lot of good friends and helping hands. Currently they have 106 jobs on offer.

10.) Project Manager Networking Group
There are less project managers than telecom professionals. 94 634 project managers have joined this group and they offer 59 jobs currently.

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One Response to “Top 10 Largest Groups on Linkedin”

  1. Hitesh Patel Says:

    This is great. I would be interested in the most active group list.

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