What are Open Networkers?
OpenNetworkers.info is a Social Network for networkers, recruiters
and job-seekers who like to share their Personal Brand in a
transparent, 'Open' way on the internet. This has nothing to do
with enlarging your social network status by adding people you
don't know to your profile (e.g. 'connections' on Linkedin or
'followers' on Twitter). Instead we focus on quality matches, not
only matching key-words for experiences in CV's, but also matching
personality, competences & above all:
networking & communication styles.
OpenNetworkers.info is all about Being You
. Self consciousness by being 'open'
and using that
knowledge to find, select, and interpret networking styles of our
online networking (business) partners or new employer / employee
Value and Effectiveness
in Online Strategies. The Open
Networkers help others to realize this principle and support them
in their move quality oriented networking.
The Open Networkers Initiative is 'open' and 'free' for everyone to
join and to use. This Central Portal, which houses about one tenth
of all our members, is integrated within the Ning OpenSource community
which means that by
joining the OpenNetworkers.info Central Portal you will agree to
act according to the Ning
Terms of Service
The Global Initiative, how it began
Open Networkers are a special breed, we are idealists who share a
common strive towards using online networks to reach out to people
across borders and the internet who share our personal goals and
personality. Thus we don't not just connect,
we go beyond connecting towards personal and professional
We are growing fast, currently the ON community is represented on
more than 50 online networks and hundreds of portals, blogs and
webpages. We started beginning 2007. In one year time over 25.000
(1-2008) new members added themselves to the Open Networkers,
joining the ON ideals.
Syndication tools & widgets
Open Networkers help each other in creating international networks
and career opportunities. OpenNetworkers.info offers all the tools
to do that and to discover our
. We believe that knowing your networking
style is the starting point of self-consciousness on which we can
choose the right networking partners, discover new passions and new
careers. It will enable a change from 'following' your career to
Leading your career.
Just publish here and become visible on more than 50 portals,
social networks, hundreds of blogs and thousands of sub-groups, all
with the same message. So be careful what you publish, no spamming
allowed. Be professional amongst professionals. Value your
networking activities and thus value yourself and all Open
By accepting membership of the ON you will also agree to a 'no-spam
and no MLM / MLN' policy. We want to keep our network free from
untargeted commercial messaging.
We follow the 5
Laws of Open Networking:
NB: If someone is not living up to the Code and is spamming you
on any of the ON resources, please
inform the management of the Open Networkers immediately
(underneath each page), we'll ban the spammer instantly.
We try to help everyone
with their networking request.
‘Open networking’ doesn’t
mean ‘spamming’. We check true networking motives and objectives so
that we can help in building a quality network.
Naturally we don’t spam
ourselves. We only send out targeted information to targeted people
We remove obvious
spammers (people sending out product related, non targeted, non
personal information) directly from our networks.
We add to general
best-practices for free. However we can charge fees for helping
with targeted networking for our role as an active (quality)