Sepang, 27 November 2012
AirAsia was awarded Most Popular Graduate Employer in Leisure, Travel and Hospitality, at the recent Malaysia’s 100 Leading Graduate Employers 2012 Awards held at DoubleTree by Hilton in Kuala Lumpur.
Malaysia’s 100 Leading Graduate Employers Awards 2012 is an annual event which recognizes the top graduate employers in the country. During this event, awards for most popular graduate recruiters in key employment sectors and the overall most popular graduate recruiter is presented.
AirAsia was given recognition based on the Malaysian Student and Graduate Barometer Survey. The survey is similar to the one conducted by GTI in the United Kingdom and Ireland and aims to identify the top 100 employers graduating students and fresh graduates wants to work for the most. This year, a total of 12,000 graduating students and fresh graduates participated in the survey conducted from April until September.
The Airline beat other finalists in the category includes Malaysia Airlines and Genting Berhad. Out of the overall 100 Leading Graduate Employers 2012 list, AirAsia is ranked fifth; tied with global technology giant Apple Inc.
Adzhar Ibrahim, Group Head, People, AirAsia said, “In just a few short years AirAsia has managed to build such a strong attraction to young graduates. They believe in our brand promise and they have seen how a career in AirAsia can take off and be most successful and satisfying. We are tremendously honoured by this award and believe we are on target to become one of the most attractive employers not just in this category, but amongst the overall categories of employers”
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