Best alternatives to LinkedIn

In search of a professional online network? Below are some of the best to choose from


Online professional networks are a great way to connect with the right people to progress in your career. There are also opportunities for recruiters to meet the right candidates with minimal hassle.

There are communities specifically meeting the needs of IT professionals, from solo techies to high-flying CIOs.

Being part of an online community can bring an array of benefits, from free online resources to friendly forums sharing interesting industry-related news.

So, while some sites are aimed at small to medium-sized businesses and others at larger enterprise clients, there's likely to be one for you.

If you're tired of LinkedIn, try one of these professional networks for IT pros.

This list will be updated regularly so if we've missed a professional network you like, let us know.

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Additional reporting by Hannah Williams.