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Professional and social groups for alumni and current employees of HP

Why you need a LinkedIn profile -- even when you aren't looking for a job.

How to really use LinkedIn -- take control of this powerful tool. HP-focused video -- "Building and Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile"

 

Professional networking groups help you with job-hunting. Social groups focus on fellowship and activities. Some have local meetings or reunions; many are online. Some are operated by the HPAA; some are supported by HP -- and there are dozens of other formal and informal groups for different HP organizations, including HP acquisitions and spinoffs.

A sampling of events sponsored by the HPAA: Events and Online Webinars

Here's how to find the HP-related groups to suit your needs and interests...


HPAA's professional network on LinkedIn

Get a free LinkedIn account even if you are not seeking a new job. It takes a couple of months to build up your network.

Reconnect with people who know you and know your work and find ex-HPers at a company where you would like to work. You can send a total of up to 15 personal notes per month through LinkedIn, including notes to fellow group members.

HP Connections group on LinkedInGo   HP Connections. For current and former direct employees of HP, acquisitions, and spinoffs. 80,000 members. Operated by the HP Alumni Association. If difficulty joining with one click, sync-up.

 


HP's official private US retiree network: "HP Continuum"

Official HP ContinuumGo -- HP Continuum. If you are classified by HP as a US Retiree, join HP Continuum -- HP's official private US retiree social network. Open to the 55,000 former US employees classified as retirees, including retirees of acquired companies. (Set up an account directly. If you log in via your LinkedIn account, Continuum will notify your LinkedIn connections that you have just retired.)


Social and professional networking groups Our directory of 190 groups operated by informal groups of alumni around the world.)

There is probably an informal online group for each organization you have worked in -- including HP acquisitions and spinoffs. And many local clubs.

How to find the social and networking groups of value to you:  

Step 1.  Where are you located?  US    International
Step 2.  In which HP divisions or business units did you work?
Step 3.  Were you part of an acquisition or spinoff?
Step 4.  Retiree, assistance, history, products, more: other groups

If there isn't a group for your organization or area, we'll help you set one up and publicize it.  Contact the HPAA

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