The Most Popular Local Career Groups for NC Triangle Professionals

(The Triangle Trend) — Entrepreneurs, managers, and all other professionals in the business industry are strongest when they are working together. It is a team effort every day, and The NC Triangle’s local groups make this a reality for anyone looking to take the chance. If you would like to upgrade your career skills, practice networking, or learn how to successfully transition between careers, then you’re going to find at least one group on this list that you’ll love.

Tech Talent South RAL

2,097 members

“Each Tech Talent South meetup gives attendees the opportunity to network and connect with other life-long learners and lovers of technology and startups. This is an inclusive group, welcoming both newbies and seasoned members of the community.”

Network After Work

3,356 members

“Network After Work is a professional community consisting of entrepreneurs, professionals, executives, and thought leaders who understand the importance of building meaningful connections. Built on the idea that professionals in every industry across the world all share a common goal, to develop strong relationships that help grow their businesses and careers. Through meeting in-person and virtually, Network After Work provides a platform that makes connecting easy.”

Research Triangle PowerShell Users Group

2,293 members

“The Research Triangle PowerShell Users Group is a community of IT administrators, engineers, managers, DevOps engineers, developers, and all with an interest to learn more about PowerShell and automation. This group aims to provide opportunities that’ll educate the RTP area on PowerShell.”

Triangle Web Freelancers

1,539 members

“Do you make your living on the web, either by providing services (design, development, writing, etc) or with your own web services? This group is for you! Our goals are to provide support, encouragement, and networking for self-employed web professionals, whether you’re just starting out or are a seasoned pro. You don’t have to be a techie geek to join—we’re here to help you grow in all aspects of your business!”

Thinkful Raleigh | Careers in Tech

1,380 members

“Thinkful is building the world’s next workforce in Raleigh with skills and an outcomes-based approach to learning. Students succeed with one-on-one mentorship from industry experts, career coaching, and an online platform that allows for structured and flexible study schedules. Join us for free workshops, info sessions, tech talks and happy hours focused on building new skills and launching your career. Beginners learning to code, data scientists looking to level up, designers looking to transition to UX and everyone in between will find an event worth attending.”

Women in Tech Allies

1,565 members

“Women in Tech Allies is a group that advocates for women in tech careers through networking, tech talks, mentorship, etc. We look for opportunities to support our current peers in tech, women attempting to transition into tech from other backgrounds, as well as helping our youth grow into future tech leaders.”

RTP Career Transitions

1,200 members

“Triangle Tech Net is specifically for those who have a focus in IT, software development, project/product managers, network engineers, business analysts, QA, and all other related professions. You’ll learn how to build your own network; how to be specific with connection requests; the best practices of using recruiters; how to navigate a company’s HR department; how to maintain and develop a network; and how to build a network for multiple uses.”

Triangle Sales Club

662 members

“The Triangle Sales Club ( is an organization with expert resources to support you in your success. Whether you’re brand new to sales or a seasoned veteran, you’ll find the resources you need to further your business and uncover incredible sales opportunities. This group is an education and training resource that offers you the opportunity to practice your sales pitch, grow your network, expand your online presence, and build credibility as a sales professional.”

Triangle Executive Careers Group

650 members

“The Triangle Executive Careers Group provides members with the information, support, and tools they need to take charge of their careers, find jobs they love, earn what they deserve, and reach their work-life mission. The Triangle Area Career Group is all about improving the work experience of professionals in the Triangle area. Using expert presentations and small group think-tank interaction, the Triangle Area Careers Group is an innovative approach to job search and proactive career management. If you are unemployed, underemployed, looking for a career you truly love, or you just want to connect to top professionals for progressive career advice, this group will help you develop a strategy and achieve your career goals.”

Triangle Cybersecurity

621 members

“A monthly meetup of dedicated cybersecurity professionals within the Research Triangle Region. These gatherings will be related to cybersecurity topics, networking, education, and career development. You should attend if you work in the cybersecurity field, are concerned about the management of sensitive data within your role/company, or are interested in learning more about cybersecurity.”

Analytics.Club Raleigh

622 members

“Founded in 2013, Analytics.CLUB is the largest and fastest-growing volunteer-led data analytics club. Designed by data scientists for data analytics professionals, our community supports and empowers STEM networks, brings analytics to the 99%, and offers educational and career opportunities. Our members join online and offline meetups to promote brand/mission awareness, share resources, and hire talent.”

Triangle Professionals in Career Transition

611 members

“This Meetup is for professionals in career transition who are looking for help and support throughout the search process. Each month we will introduce ourselves, present what kind of position we are seeking, followed by a subject matter expert who will facilitate a discussion on a job-search topic.”

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Cierra Smith | Editor

Raleigh-born writer passionate about cultural awareness and social change. You’ll typically find me somewhere studying a language, writing, or doing pilates. Consider me a health-conscious foodie with an interest in all diets and lifestyles.

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