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Professional and social groups for alumni and current employees of HP or Hewlett Packard Enterprise

LinkedIn: Use HPAA's LinkedIn Tips and Traps guide -- even when you aren't looking for a job. HP-focused video -- "Building and Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile." Improve your chances of being found on LinkedIn.

Networking: Reconnect with people who know you and your work. 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.

Events: A sampling of social and informational 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

Join HP Connections 81,000-member group on LinkedIn for current employees and alumni of HP, HPE, acquisitions, and spinoffs. Reconnect with people who know you and your work. Find ex-HPers where you would like to work. (HPAA membership not required.) Get the most from LinkedIn: LinkedIn Tips and Traps.

Social and professional networking groups Our directory of 190 informal HP-related social and professional groups around the world.

There is probably an informal online group for each organization you have worked in -- including HP acquisitions and spinoffs. For example, there are large groups for EDS and Compaq alumni. And there are 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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