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Why LinkedIn and other professional networking groups might actually be good for you

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A new review of the research done into the use by employees of social and professional online networks and communities like LinkedIn, for example, has shown that this relatively young use of technology actually goes a long way to improve the way they work.

Online communities can stimulate critical reflection and further inquiry, both into people’s profession and field of work. The use of multiple groups by an individual has been shown to improve the quality of their work as well, and this is largely only limited by the time the person invests in professional development.

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