Peerlist is a free networking community for professionals to show off their work, meet like-minded people, and find new career opportunities.
As its name states, the community poses an opportunity to find peers and expand your professional network. It works similarly to a social media platform. You can follow other users (similar to Instagram) and post professional-related content (similar to LinkedIn).
Additionally, you can use Peerlist to build and share your portfolio. The website offers the possibility to directly import your LinkedIn profile when you register, showcase your work and resume, and see your profile analytics.
You can also add your website and social links, along with verifying your work experience for added credibility. You need to complete at least 70% of the profile before the community publishes it. Moreover, more complete profiles have greater chances of appearing in other users' searches.
Create your portfolio:
The community gives you the chance of creating your professional profile on the platform, which serves as a portfolio to showcase your work experience and resume. You can also directly import your LinkedIn profile while registering to Peerlist.
Boost your career:
Peerlist brings together professionals around the world. This will increase the possibilities of expanding your network, connecting with colleagues, and finding new career opportunities.
Expand your knowledge:
As the community is open to professionals in all fields, you will learn about many topics. Additionally, the posts on Peerlist's blog offer perspectives and ideas from different areas of knowledge.
Members of Peerlist have the possibility to connect through each other's profiles. You can search inside Peerlist to find like-minded people and follow them. Likewise, the more complete your profile is, the more chances to appear in other users' searches and get followers.
Peerlist allows you, similar to a social media platform, to enjoy a feed of posts from users you follow. You can also create your own posts to showcase your best projects. Lastly, Peerlist has a Calendly integration (among others) which allow others to book meetings with you if they want to offer you a job opportunity.
"This is a very impressive solution for showcasing my work profile. The concept of "proof of work" is easy to showcase to recruiters instead of long and irrelevant resumes." -Vaibhav Matere