March 2018 – LinkedIn’s first and largest (44,600+ members) LGBTQ entrepreneur, business, start-up, and professional community networking group turns a whopping 10 years old. The group founder, curator, and moderator Dennis Velco recently launched OutBüro as a vehicle to expand the group for LGBTQ professions and startups to connect, engage and collaborate to a degree beyond the features and scope of a LinkedIn group.
OutBüro provides the majority of its online growing resources and services for free to gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual and queer business owners and professionals. It also has a premium level membership for business owners and organizations seeking to present their industry knowledge and connect with the professional LGBTQ community through its platform.
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Join us on the main OutBüro site. Sign up for free to enjoy the vast majority of services.
Join as Premium with 20% off – through end of March
During our celebration of reaching 10 years on LinkedIn we invite you to join OutBüro at the Premium level to unlock the sites full current features (and expanding) from now through the end of March 2018 at 20% off standard Premium level annual membership with the coupon code of “10YEARS-20”. This does not apply to the Premium monthly membership plan.
OutBüro filling a need in the LGBTQ business community
LinkedIn has been a great platform and OutBüro will continue to nurture the group as a service of the now dedicated OutBüro platform. Building the group on LinkedIn has been a wonderful learning process and I value what it has and can continue to provide.
The LGBTQ community is ready for a dedicated platform that allows us being fully out professionally alongside our sexual identities. We are ready to leverage our community to create relationships that support our professional careers, our current businesses, and start-up endeavors.
Too many LGBTQ people are still professionally in the closet, especially on sites such as LinkedIn. For most, even joining an LGBTQ group on LinkedIn is not considered an option so they are missing out on the networking potential that our LinkedIn group offers – even with LinkedIn’s limited group features.
We are striving to be a safe accepting open place on OutBüro while fostering and nurturing the strengths on the profession and business sides of our lives. I believe OutBüro will not only strengthen the individual and LGBTQ community but the communities where we live, our employers and the community at large.
OutBüro Job Portal – For Recruiters, Diversity/Inclusion Professionals, and Jobseekers
As we grow we will be placing emphasis on expanding our Job Portal as a premier location for LGBTQ job seekers to locate employment opportunities with companies that are specifically seeking LGBTQ candidates. We will be actively seeking companies ready to post their jobs on OutBüro and partnering with organizations who facilitate companies in moving toward an open and inclusive environment.
For companies seeking diversity and inclusion candidate applications, OutBüro currently offers the ability to network with the community members and post open jobs. We are planning exciting new features in our job portal as our online community grows with robust applicant searching, applicant management and open job push notification to active job seekers to name a few. Future features will also include robust job seeker abilities much as you find on major job portals.
OutBüro Provides a Focused Niche Audience to Target Your Message
As a premium site member whether you are LGBTQ or seeking to participate with the LGBTQ community, you have the option to post press releases, news and information about your company and industry. See the following for more information:
Journalist – Freelance writers
We are seeking journalists/freelance writers who would like to participate in the OutBüro community. Any journalist/freelance writer should use the Contact form to request a conversation and potential free premium level membership so that you may post articles at no cost to you while gaining the ability to earn revenue through our affiliate program. See the following for more information: