September 6, 2014

140904 Educate Plus Conference Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn

Educate Plus Conference Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn for Education Professionals 4 September 2014

by Sue Ellson

Date: Thursday 4 September 2014 10:25am – 11:25am
Organisation: Educate Plus (formerly ADAPE), a not-for-profit membership organisation of advancement and development professionals working in the education sector within the following professions: Admissions, Alumni and Community Relations, Fundraising and Marketing and Communication
Session: Biennial International Conference 3 – 5 September 2014, Concurrent Session
Venue: Crown Conference Centre, 8 Whiteman Street, South Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Invitation from: Natalie van Wetering
Introduction: Natalie van Wetering
Topic: “Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn for Education Professionals”
Details Online:
http://educateplusconference.com/ep2014/content/session-harnessing-power-linkedin-education-professionals
http://educateplusconference.com/ep2014/sites/default/files/Prom%20Thurs%201025%20Ellson.pdf

Educate Plus Biennial International Conference 2014
Description:
Educate Plus Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn for Education Professionals

Educate Plus Conference Sue Ellson Biography

Session: Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn for Education Professionals

There are over five million Australians and over 300 million members worldwide on LinkedIn (and in 2014 it expanded into China). You can find, connect and network with your peers, professionals, mentors, alumni and anyone else you meet, both locally and internationally. Converting the LinkedIn platform to a useful tool for you and your enterprise is simple, if you have the right skills and strategy. Learn practical tips you can implement immediately and harness the power of LinkedIn for your purpose. Find out how to build your network, maintain your relationships, and source new opportunities.

Three Key Take-Aways:

  • Basic facts and techniques for maximising your career and professional opportunities
  • Strategies for promoting your own goals and organisational objectives
  • An interactive question and answer component for clearer understanding

Speaker:
Sue Ellson

Date and time:
Thursday, 4 September 2014 – 10:25am to 11:25am

Room:
M6, Level 1 (Changed to larger Promenade Room)

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Sue Ellson Biography
Founder, Director and Melbourne Representative of the Australian Newcomers Network since September 1999, in 2003 Sue became one of the first 100,000 members of the international social media platform LinkedIn, which now has over five million members in Australia and over 275 million worldwide. Her profile was in the top one per cent of viewed profiles in 2012 and she has more than 4,000 connections worldwide.

Sue regularly generates local and international business, work and career opportunities for herself and others through LinkedIn, provides training workshops, speaks at various professional events, has authored a variety of articles, and provides private client consultations for people seeking new job or career opportunities. A ‘learning junkie’, she attends around 100 events, workshops, seminars and conferences every year. Sue established the Newcomers Network, Global Mobility Network, Camberwell Network, and Linked In Australia websites, and provides business and marketing consultancy services to small businesses. With a Bachelor of Business and Administrative Management from the University of South Australia and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Sue is a Victorian State Convener for the Australian Human Resources Institute.

Founder and Director, Newcomers Network (VIC)

Speaker Stream:

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Educate Plus Conference Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn Sue Ellson

Educate Plus Conference Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn Sue Ellson

Educate Plus Conference Welcome

Educate Plus Conference Welcome

PowerPoint Slides:

Download the PowerPoint Presentation on Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn for Education Professionals here

Audio Recording:

Download the 28MB .m4a file lasting 1:00:46 recording of Sue Ellson’s presentation here

Feedback:

05/09/14
Sarah Moran kindly posted a summary online at

http://adurolms.com/blog/harnessing-power-linkedin-education-professionals-sue-ellson-educate-plus-2014

Thanks Sarah!

04/09/14
Educate_Plus on Twitter

Thank you @sueellson for your great tips on #LinkedIn and teaching us how to stalk anonymously 😉 #educate_plus

Great LinkedIn tips by @sueellson
Keep a record of your viewer statistics
Showcase your efforts through images, pdfs, videos
#educate_plus

LinkedIn tips from @sueellson
– List all your publications
– Continually update your profile

LinkedIn isn’t about boasting or bragging. Its about displaying your knowledge in a modest, neat & tidy manner. -@sueellson

04/09/14
Sue, Thanks very much. I got so much out of your session. Can’t wait to get back to the office on Monday and start using LinkedIn more effectively.
Sue Russell

04/09/14
I enjoyed your presentation at the Educate Plus Conference today.

and on 06/09/14 via LinkedIn

Sue, your was a standout presentation for me. I loved the practical tips and tricks and have already started applying some of them. Thank you.
Angela Gardner

06/09/14
We so enjoyed having you there Sue! Thank you for your participation.
Georgina Cain

07/09/14
Thanks Sue. Your presentation was indeed practical and very useful.
David Osborne

08/09/14
Very useful presentation, thank you
Glenda Hunter-Brittain

08/09/14
Dear Sue,
Thank you for such a wonderful session on the power of LinkedIn at the EducatePlus Conference last week.
Many thanks,
Prue Bowley

08/09/14
Sue,
I very much enjoyed your presentation at last week’s Educate Plus Conference in Melbourne – and I realise there is a lot more I can and should be doing on my linkedin profile, so thank you!
Lana Rockliff (from New Zealand)

08/09/14
Hi Sue
Thanks so much for your engaging presentation. You are an incredible speaker.
Cheers
Catherine Kolomyjec

08/09/14
Good morning Sue,
Your presentation was by far my favourite! I will definitely be taking your advice and will update my LinkedIn profile ASAP.
Best,
Monica Masters

16/09/14
Hi Sue
Thanks for a most comprehensive session at the conference and the info to get set-up on LinkedIn.
Kind regards
Janet Naylon

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Sue Ellson has experience working with:

  • Universities – Monash University, University of Adelaide, Swinburne University, RMIT University
  • Corporates – Ford Motor Company, General Motors Holden, Alcoa, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
  • Associations – Australian Human Resources Institute, Career Development Association of Australia, Australian Institute of Management, Educate Plus, AFL Coaches and AFL Players Associations
  • Outplacement Firms – Macfarlan Lane, EPR International, NetExpat, Dakin Mayers, Resources Global Professionals
  • Conferences – Reinvent Your Career, HR in Focus, Educate Plus Biennial International Conference, Career Development Association of Australia National Conference
  • Small Businesses – Accounting, Real Estate, Research Services, Counselling, Hypnotherapy, Management Consulting, Recruitment

More details online at http://www.sueellson.com/presentations

Sue Ellson welcomes enquiries about:

  • individual LinkedIn consultations
  • workshops, training or presentations on the topic of LinkedIn to small or large groups (in Melbourne, interstate or overseas)
  • requests for written reviews of LinkedIn profiles
  • consultancy services related to LinkedIn, social media, marketing, careers, business etc

sueellson@sueellson.com or +61 402 243 271 or Skype by appointment (sueellson)

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by Lynn Mason on Sue Ellson

I enjoyed everything about the presentation. Thank you!

Thanks Lynn, glad you enjoyed it and feel free to ask any questions at any time! Sue Ellson