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The Ultimate Java Online Job Search Guide

This resource page contains the best online resources for furthering your career within the Java job world.

The Biggest LinkedIn Groups:

  • Java Developers – a global group with 26,000 members
  • [url=]Java EE Professionals – just south of 18,000 members, plenty of recruiters
  • [url=″>J Architect – almost 13,000 members

The Biggest Twitter Lists:

  • On Java – Some interesting follows for the Java enthusiasts
  • Java Twitter Group – large group with Java industry experts
  • [url=”>Java Tweeple of India – list for Java folks in India



  • Java Blogs – aggregates posts from other Java blogs
  • [url=”>Javablog – development focused blog in the UK



  • Modis – big IT recruitment firm operating across North America and Europe,
    currently listing just under a hundred Java positions

The Job Boards Listing the Most Java Jobs


  • Monster – world’s largest job board, localized versions in most countries, the American version currently has over 5,000 Java jobs posted
  • – aggregates other job boards, also has localized across the world and claims to have 61,000 Java jobs
  • [url=”>Dice – the biggest IT job board in North America, 9,900 Java jobs listed
  • [url=”>Careerbuilder – the largest online job site in the US, 5,400 Java jobs listed

Please let me know if you have additions to this list!


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