After a long assessment process by the judges, we finally have 8 candidates who make it to the final selection phase. These outstanding finalists have shown their excellent capabilities through their communications strategy that brings them a step closer to become The Recruit 2019.

We would like to thank all participants who have submitted their videos. You should give yourself a pat on the back for a job well done. We were impressed by the well-crafted strategy we received.

From all the strategy submitted, our judges have selected candidates who meet our expectations and conveyed their messages well in their proposal. Let’s meet the finalists of The Recruit 2019, in alphabetical order:

Arfian Muhammad Hakim – Universitas Diponegoro

Ashila Nafisaputri – Universitas Padjadjaran

Bella Dominica Tjahjadi – Universitas Katolik Parahyangan

Lisa Amalia Artistry Ramadhani – London School of Public Relations

Muhammad Rizky Akbar Faizal – Universitas Indonesia

Nito Waruwu – Prasetiya Mulya University

Refina Dwie Mayhestie – Universitas Padjadjaran

Rizka Alya Putri – Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang

These finalists will receive special one-day training and go through the final round at Maverick office, where they will experience a day as a Maverick.

To all finalists, please check the email from us, and don’t forget to be prepared!
Good luck and see you all soon!


Round 1: LinkedIn Submission

During the first round, Maverick selects participants from their LinkedIn profile which they submitted through our website

Max. 20% of the submissions will be selected to be the participants of round 2



Round 2: Study Case Challenge

On the second round, Maverick selects participants by giving them a study case and ask them to propose a suitable communication strategy

Max. 20% of round 2 participants will be selected to be the finalist of The Recruit 2019


Webinar, Clinic Time, Selection Process

Round 3: Final Round

The final round will take place at Maverick office, where all the finalists get one day training and several tests on the next day. The tests will try to see their compatibility with Maverick’s working environment.


One Day Training, Final Tests


“The Recruit opens a whole of professional opportunities and experiences for me. It’s a great learning ground to prepare me for my career.”

Khalda Larasati (2015), Maverick Associate
Khalda Larasati (2015), Maverick Associate International Relations, Universitas Katolik Parahyangan

“Through The Recruit, I get to implement what I learned in college through my capacity as a consultant in helping client to overcome various communications challenges. With perseverance and hard work, I continuously shape myself to become a better consultant. The Recruit gives me the chance to rediscover my passion in communications.”

Reyandra Dio Boentoro (2016), Maverick Associate
Reyandra Dio Boentoro (2016), Maverick Associate Communications Science, Universitas Multimedia Nusantara

“Joining The Recruit is one of the best decisions I made for jump-starting my career. The first-hand experience of managing communications for several respected clients, and the comprehensive mentorship from the best consultants in Maverick has become an added value to my professional skills.”

Giasinta Livia (2017), UNAIDS Indonesia Communication Officer
Giasinta Livia (2017), UNAIDS Indonesia Communication Officer International Relations, Universitas Katolik Parahyangan

“The Recruit gives me the opportunity to not only know what it’s like to work in the professional world as communication consultant but also to grow as an individual and together as a team.”

Putrika Santiaji (2018), Maverick Account Coordinator
Putrika Santiaji (2018), Maverick Account Coordinator Communications, Universitas Airlangga

“As what it says ‘gateway to a professional career’, The Recruit helped me to see my potentials and enlarge my capacities to be a better professional. The platform isn’t just for giving the internship program but more than that is to give comprehensive experience in communications industry.”

Husen Haikal Alhadar (2018), Maverick Account Coordinator
Husen Haikal Alhadar (2018), Maverick Account Coordinator International Relations, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta


Top 5 Entries 2016

Meet Your Winners! 

Last June, we held the finale of The Recruit 2016 at our office. Three finalists attended the finals as two others were unable to join due to personal reasons. Despite having only three finalists, this year proved to be yet another challenging year for us as all three finalists brought their A-game without hesitation in the finals. Read More

Top 5 Entries 2015

The final round of The Recruit 2015 is finally over. It was memorable to us because for the first time in The Recruit history, we crowned two outstanding young inpiduals as the winners. It wasn’t an easy call especially because all 5 finalists were impressive and managed to cause enough dilemma for our panel of judges in coming up with a decision. However, after a careful consideration, observing their performance in that one day they spent with us, plus taking into account who amongst the five would benefit the most from learning from and at Maverick; the judges agreed that Heru Cakra and Khalda Larasati are the ones who left the most impression. Read More

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