With a background in Health Recruitment, Elena joined the Velocity team in 2013 and is now one of our core Senior Recruitment Consultants. Elena graduated from the University of Auckland with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Management and Marketing), and holds a Graduate Diploma in Advertising Creativity from Auckland University of Technology too. Before joining the Velocity team in 2013, Elena was a team leader to the recruitment team at a busy nursing bureau. Driven by the desire to help candidates and clients find their perfect match, Elena brings dedication and a keen eye for detail to the Auckland Velocity team.
I like the thrill of the hunt! Plus, it’s incredibly rewarding in every possible aspect – it feels great to help people! No two days are the same.
My Desert Island, 3 things that I would take
Just one thing. Bear Grylls.
I would usually do one of the following: sleep in if possible, take my baby boy to his swimming class, go for a big walk, visit friends, have a girls’ night out, have a quiet night in with my family, or go out for dinner.
Leaving Russia and moving to New Zealand by myself at a young age (17), successfully graduating from university, becoming a New Zealand citizen, meeting my handsome Irish husband, figuring out what I like to do (recruitment!) and becoming good at it.