Corporate Alumni Inc. builds, manages and hosts online alumni communities where former business colleagues can renew relationships and network. Job postings and newsletter and site sponsorships support the expenses of running the group.
These are not venues in themselves but rather providers of tools to facilitate online networking Numerous chat tools exist on the Internet. The best way to find out everything you need to know about chatting and download the software you need for it is to go to CNET.com.
You can also get free downloads of the three most popular instant-messaging applications:
There may be times when you’d like to network — or just reconnect — with someone who doesn’t fit into the usual categories of former co-worker, classmate, or military buddy. Maybe you’d like to find someone you went to summer camp with or a long-lost cousin. Sites that have been cited among the best people search engines include:
Once you’ve found people online for your network, you may want to organize and manage your contacts with sites like Plaxo.