“Don’t waste your time on a Masters, first join Industry Connect and get a job.”
Melbourne is once again the centre of good news with our graduate Ashanthi landing a new job as a HR data analyst!
We gave her a call to ask about her time with Industry Connect, what she thought of the programme, and if she would recommend us to others.
Congratulations Ashanthi on finding a job as a HR data analyst! Tell us, what was your background before joining Industry Connect?
Actually I had experience in Australia, working as a data systems and reporting analyst, but not with new technologies like Power BI, SSAS and SSRS, just mainly Excel.
So that’s where I want to build up my skills and I saw the job-ready programme and that’s when I applied. So yes, I had experience with data analysis, but not with the new technologies.
What do you think of the Industry Connect initiative?
Before starting Industry Connect, I was thinking of doing a Masters to polish up my skills, but then I saw your job-ready programme.
Rather than you just studying and not getting hands-on experience, this programme combined everything, allowing you to study and work and explore whatever you have learnt. I thought this was a real good opportunity rather than studying a Masters, this would actually help me.
And what did you think of MVP Studio?
It’s a really good community, like whenever you’re failing, the sessions will build up your motivation and give you strength, it’s really good.
I learnt a lot to be honest, rather than just pure study, you’re doing all these practical things, practical examples – it’s alike a live project. I actually gained a lot of experience with MVP Studio, definitely.
Would you recommend Industry Connect to others?
Of course, I would definitely recommend them. Don’t waste your time on a Masters, you can always do that in later in your spare time. Later on you can continue your studies, but first join Industry Connect and get a job.
You can be successful too – my case was different because I had Australian experience, but I’ve seen a lot of people who didn’t have Australian experience get good jobs, higher paying jobs.
I would always recommend Industry Connect and I’m happy to stay in this community.
Well thank you Ashanthi and congratulations once again on your new job as a HR data analyst!
What is Industry Connect?
We have been helping career changers, recent IT graduates and people with career gap to start their IT/software careers.
Over the years, we have helped hundreds kick-start an IT/software career. (Verifiable evidences are available on this website)
We are an innovative software training school backed by global/local software companies. Our ecosystem is an incubation process that supports our participants until they launch a tech career.
Our Job-Ready training programmes focus on,
- Software Development
- Business Intelligence (or Data Analyst)
- Test Analyst
- Six Weeks Training Classes (Practical Tech Skills)
- Three Months (or more) Structured Internship on Large Commercial-Scale Projects (Learning enhanced, flexible Hours)
- Employer Network (job analysis and internal referral if goals are met)
You can join us via Zoom (live face-to-face meeting) remotely from anywhere and "download" the valuable knowledge & experiences from our tech experts across different tech centres.