LinkedIn For Career Development Practitioners Workshop For The Career Development Association of Australia CDAA Conference

LinkedIn For Career Development Practitioners Workshop For The Career Development Association of Australia CDAA Conference

By Sue Ellson

Date: Thursday 15 May 2014 2:15pm – 3:15pm
Organisation: Career Development Association of Australia
Conference: Career Development Association of Australia 25th Anniversary 2014 Conference
Venue: Hilton Hotel, 233 Victoria Square, Adelaide, South Australia
Invitation from: Allan Gatenby
Topic: “LinkedIn for Career Development Practitioners” – Workshop

Blurb from Conference Program:

Sue Ellson
Newcomers Network

LinkedIn serves over five million Australians and Career Development Practitioners are uniquely placed to capitalise on this social media tool for their clients and their own career.

Key Learning Objectives:
• Increase your own exposure, reach and clients
• Maximise your clients’ brand, search and view results
• Manage and maintain your career, network and influence
• Identify new opportunities for career development practitioners

Theoretical background/evidence based and
workshop approach:

Sue Ellson BBus AIMM MAHRI has been working with skilled migrants, expatriates, older workers, younger workers, people in transition and business owners and consultants utilising LinkedIn since 2003. LinkedIn provides online access to over 260 million people worldwide.

Since publishing the website Linked In Australia, Sue has now presented to various groups and conferences in Melbourne and Adelaide and had articles related to LinkedIn
published on leading websites.

During this presentation or workshop, Sue will clearly demonstrate how to achieve both your goals and your client’s goals via LinkedIn with clear examples and guidelines. Sue will also make the connection with previous recruitment practices to show how LinkedIn is increasing the number of jobs in the hidden job market, improving opportunities for disadvantaged jobseekers and enabling career development practitioners to build and develop their own businesses.

PowerPoint Slides:

Audio Recording: 26MB .m4a file lasting 55:10 recording available at*/


Hi Sue,
Many thanks for doing the workshop and providing the follow up. From all reports excellent.
Allan Gatenby
President of the NSW Division
Career Development Association of Australia, Sydney

Dear Sue
Thank you for your recent involvement with the 2014 CDAA National Conference held in Adelaide – all indications are the Conference was an overwhelming success.
Greg Parker
National Manager
Career Development Association of Australia, Adelaide

Hi Sue,
I met you and heard you speak at the recent CDAA Conference in Adelaide – thanks for all your tips. I’d like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn.
Barbara Wels
Career Development Centre
La Trobe University, Melbourne

Dear Sue,
Thank you for your great presentation at the recent CDAA conference. I’m working my way through your suggestions now, starting by asking to connect with you.
Julie Preston
NECTAR Coordinator
Australian National University, Canberra

Hello Sue
We met last week at your CDAA masterclass, which I really enjoyed. I am following up to check your availability in September and your fee for running a LinkedIn session for our academics.

Kind Regards
Susan Hervey
Manager, Careers Service
The University of Adelaide, Adelaide

Hi Sue
I enjoyed your workshop at CDAA conference and I’d like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn. I have yet to do a lot of work on my profile! Many thanks for such a good session.
Wendy Lyons 
Career Counsellor and Coach
Griffith University, Queensland

Hi Sue – I was fortunate to attend your presentation at the CDAA conference last week and am very grateful for the tips and tricks you provided – all so very practical and relevant in this day and age.
Judy Fitzgerald
Club Career Coach
Kaspersky Manly Warringah Sea Eagles, Brookvale NSW

Hi Sue,
It was great meeting you at the CDAA Conference and listening to your Workshop on Wednesday. Thank you for your time Sue and keep up the good work!
Dr Boris Fedoric
Senior Workplace Rehabilitation Consultant, Career Developer, Adelaide

Good afternoon Sue
I attended your session at the CDAA conference – thanks for your valuable insights! I have put some of your suggestions in place already.
Many thanks
Virginia Gare
Careers Counsellor
Adelaide Hills Career Services, Adelaide

Sue I missed your masterclass at CDAA Conference, but have heard great reviews from people who did attend I’d like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn.
Debra Parker
Business and Training Consultant
Nethena, Melbourne

Great session at CDAA – thanks Sue!

….and follow up…

Hi Sue
Thanks very much for the invitation to the webinar tonight. Unfortunately I won’t be able to attend. However, I still have a mass of ideas from your masterclass to implement and when I’ve done that I may end up booking a one on one session with you. I really appreciate you sharing the powerpoint slide and your handout. Thanks for sharing your knowledge so generously.
Best wishes
Sarah McKinna
Senior Consultant
Slade People Solutions, Melbourne

I thoroughly enjoyed your presentation – both in style and content
Annie Guthrie (MBA, BA, Certified CDAA Career Professional)
Career Transition Coach, Melbourne

I was able to attend the conference and have heard very good feedback from a lots of people about your sessions. I look forward to catching up to a bit of LinkedIn homework this weekend.
Caroline Cleland
Career counsellor and Coach in private practice
Clearview Careers, Adelaide

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