Meet Anup Dhananjay Mulay – Graduate Diploma in Business at AIS 2017
Anup Mulay gained employment at RWA Technology as a Talent Acquisition Specialist after completing a Graduate Diploma in Business at Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS) in May 2017. Anup came to New Zealand through IDP India.
We caught up with him to talk about his student journey into employment.
Tell us about you role at RWA
My role at RWA is all about sourcing the appropriate talent in the recruitment process. This includes managing candidate relationships, sourcing new talent and talent pooling.
I am extremely passionate about the IT recruitment industry. I was given a chance to work within the IT recruitment market (in the USA and India) for the past three years, working as a 360 Recruitment Consultant. This has helped me to build strong relationships with candidates in the IT industry and understand their driving factors. Coming from an HR background, engaging with talent in the market is my top priority.
How did you find this job?
I was applying for relevant roles on local job websites like Seek.co.nz, while simultaneously building up my network on LinkedIn, it helped me to land this job.
Is it hard to find employment after graduation?
It’s hard to find a job in your relevant field, but if you keep trying then definitely you will get it.
What skills did you learn at AIS that helped you the most in finding employment?
Business communication was the main module in my programme, which helped me to understand the ways of communication between businesses in New Zealand.
What impressed you about studying at AIS?
The focus on practical learning.
What is your plan for the future?
I’m planning for a long term stay in New Zealand and grow within my current job.
What do you do in your free time?
Outside of work, I enjoy outdoor activities. You will often find me travelling and exploring new places across New Zealand. On the other hand, you can also see me following cricket and politics from around the world.