by Julie Beach | Online networking groups abound on the Internet and some of them are expressly for the LGBT and allied workforce. Out & Equal’s offerings include LGBTCareerLink LinkedIn group focusing on jobs, careers and professional networking and the general Out & Equal LinkedIn group which offers broad LGBT news and Out & Equal events and activities. Consider these and other groups like them for building your professional network.
Many people join these groups and really do not know how to take it from there to build their profile visibility and their network. This classic article by computer guru Guy Kawasaki is a must read for getting started. For a host of other resources pertaining to both online and in-person professional networking, check LGBTCareerLink’s networking resources.