January 3, 2017

Sue Ellson

Sue Ellson Newcomers Network Founder and Director

Sue Ellson Newcomers Network(Biographical information obtained from Sue’s three books)


Sue Ellson is an experienced trainer, professional learner, consultant in practice and an Independent LinkedIn Specialist.

Sue was born in Adelaide, South Australia in 1965. Sue was married in 1985 and moved to Melbourne in Victoria, Australia in 1994. She had two children in 1995 and 1997 and was granted a divorce in 2006. Sue enjoys the simple pleasures of life – like being able to walk and breathing fresh air.

Sue has completed a Bachelor of Business in Administrative Management from the University of South Australia (2000) , is a Member of the Australian Institute of Management AIM (since 2001), a Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute AHRI (since 2005), a Member of the Melbourne Press Club (since 2008), an Associate Member of the Career Development Association of Australia CDAA (since 2015) and a Member of the Australian Society of Authors ASA (since 2015).

Sue has a varied range of professional experience in banking, training, recruitment, career development, human resources, marketing, networking, online publishing, social media and business. Sue’s first enterprise, Newcomers Network was started in 1999 and her first website went live in 2001. Newcomers Network and Sue’s close circle of local and international friends have helped her understand the needs of people from many different cultures and countries.

Sue joined LinkedIn on 21 December 2003. Sue has been consulting, training, speaking, writing and advising on the topic of LinkedIn since 2008.

In 2012, she created Camberwell Network and in 2015, she created 120 Ways Publishing.

More information about Sue is online at SueEllson.com.

LinkedIn connections are welcome at LinkedIn.com.

Google reviews are very welcome (Google ‘Sue Ellson’ and choose ‘Write a Review’).

Sue Ellson – Topics

Sue knows how to gather information on a variety of topics, but is most passionate about:
> helping people achieve their purpose (career or business)
> utilising LinkedIn and technology to achieve a purpose
> the successful settlement of newcomers, expatriates and repatriates
> the value of local communities and becoming more connected

Sue Ellson – Speaking and Training

Sue welcomes selected opportunities to be a keynote speaker, guest presenter, trainer or webinar guest at conferences, seminars and professional development events in Australia and overseas. Her previous presentations are listed at SueEllson.com

Sue Ellson – Consulting

Sue provides personally tailored individual and group consulting services in Melbourne and via Skype, or with sufficient notice, in person elsewhere depending on availability. Her current services are listed at SueEllson.com

Sue Ellson – Publications

Sue has written a variety of articles for many different publications and welcomes selected opportunities to provide exclusive written content. Her previous publications are listed at SueEllson.com

Sue Ellson – Media Requests

Sue has provided a range of content to newspapers, magazines and online publications and has been a guest on radio programs both in Australia and overseas. More information at SueEllson.com

Sue Ellson – Education

Bachelor of Business in Administrative Management, University of South Australia (1993-2000)
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (2008)
Currently attends an average of between one and four online and offline events per week
Estimate that Sue has attended over 500 courses, seminars and events since 1982

Sue Ellson – Memberships

2015 – present, Australian Society of Authors
2015 – present, Career Development Association of Australia
2011 – present, Camberwell Professionals Association
2011 – 2013, Real Estate Institute of Victoria
2009 – 2012, Committee Member of Friends of Music, Camberwell High School
2009 – present, Member of ABRISA Brazilian Association for Social Development and Integration in Australia
2008 – present, Member of the Melbourne Press Club
2007 – 2010, Member of Yachting Australia
2007 – 2010, Member of the Mordialloc Sailing Club
2006 – 2010, Member of the Victorian Community Committee for Harmony affiliated with the Department of Immigration and Citizenship Diverse Australia Program previously known as Living in Harmony
2005 – present, Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute
2005 – 2010, Member of the Victorian Writers’ Centre
2004 – present, Victorian Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Coalition
2003 – present, Member of the Relocation Network
2002 – present, Member of the Australian Institute of Management
2001 – present, Member of the Migrant Information Centre Eastern Melbourne
2000 – present, Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society (top 15% of undergraduates)

Sue Ellson – Online Profiles

Facebook (Since 7 November 2007)
Klout (Since 30 March 2013)
LinkedIn (Since 21 December 2003)
Naymz (Since 19 September 2008)
Twitter (Since 25 September 2008)
ZoomInfo (Since 1 March 2006)
See more via Google+

Sue Ellson – Employment

February 2001 – now, Newcomers Network

March 1994 – January 2001, Various Consulting in Melbourne – recruitment, marketing, training, community radio; corporate and not for profit organisations

December 1982 – February 1994, Westpac Banking Corporation, Adelaide

Sue Ellson – Clients

Listed online here

Sue Ellson – Contact

sueellson [at] newcomersnetwork.com