Biography – Alicia Baden

Alicia is the founding member and Managing Director of Graduate Excellence. She has a Bachelor of Business majoring in Management and Human Resources, and a Masters of Business Human Resources, both obtained from the University of Technology Sydney.

Alicia has extensive knowledge and experience of the practical application of Human Resources, having worked in a number of large multinational corporations in varying capacities, including providing Management Consulting to organisations on ways in which to improve their employee engagement, and as a Learning Consultant for one of Australia’s largest investment banks.

Prior to establishing Graduate Excellence, Alicia has applied her expertise as a Consultant to learning organisations at a tertiary level, armed with the task of preparing students in the recruitment process, involving the preparation of professional resume writing and interview skills. Alicia has experience in coaching students on topics including cover letters, dress for success, professionalism in the workplace, job search strategies, the role of social media in recruitment, and employability skills.


As a Professional Member (MAHRI) of the Australian Human Resources Institute, Alicia is required to remain abreast of the current trends in the industry through the application of continued professional development. Together with her tertiary studies, this knowledge and experience highlights Alicia’s expertise and professionalism in dealing with Human Resource related matters, and her ability to understand and apply what employers want from graduates seeking a role within their organisation.

For further information on the benefits of choosing Graduate Excellence, please see Why Graduate Excellence?