Recruitment is most connected industry on LinkedIn

Recruitment professionals are more connected on LinkedIn than people working in any other industry sector, according to data from the professional network.

This week LinkedIn announced it had reached 500m members worldwide, including 23m in the UK, while London is the most connected city worldwide.

But data, released to Recruiter, also confirms the staffing and recruiting sector is the most connected industry on LinkedIn, with recruitment professionals boasting 702 connections on average, followed by venture capital and private equity professionals with 423 connections, and HR with 380 connections on average.

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