I started my 1st job when i was 13 in McDonalds as a lobby crew, due to my family's financial difficulties. Held several part-time jobs mostly in F&B as a waiter. I learnt the importance of earning my own income at a very young age & the very essence of time management and being independent on my own such as earning my own pocket money & contributing to my family's income.
I was an active person in school, was in my school's National Cadet Corps (Air) for 4 years subsequently graduated 1st Sergeant in my CCA'S ranking system, i was taught discipline at a very young age I graduated from my secondary school at the age of 16 years old with 'N' levels, and went on to my 1st full-time job in Delipura Satay Pte Ltd, started off as a cashier then progressively became the outlet manager. I then left this company as i was enlisted to the Singapore Civil Defence Force. I was then selected to be a Firefighter. I have learnt to work under stress, how to be a team player, i have been trained to embody strong leadership and management qualities whilst serving my National Service, Served & Completed My National Service Successfully after 2 years. A Week after completing my National Service, i then joined Cotton On as a fashion advisor with no retail experience, started off in a small store in Hougang Mall & progressively moved on to being a Trainee Store Manager in Cotton On in a span of 18 months.
As i come from a mix parentage background my strength would be communicating with people in different ethnic groups that includes speaking in Basic Mandarin, Bahasa Melayu, Basic Hokkien & definitely English..=P
I first joined H&M on 24th july 2011 as a pioneer sales advisor & was given the opportunity to learn & train in Hong Kong (004 Mongkok Outlet), moving onto being a Responsible in the Mens dept, a year after i was transferred to our 2nd outlet in Ion & supported the set-up of our 2nd store in the Hennes & Divided Depts, progressively given the opportunity to become a department manager & was transferred back to our flagship store, subsequently managing Mens, Kids & currently Divided dept & also grateful to have been involved in our many collaborations, conducting several trainings alongside the HR team . I've learnt many important lessons from my store managers & am very grateful for their positive influence, inspiration, guidance & valuable knowledge which they have humbly bestowed upon me. I truly believe if we humble ousleves we can learn from anyone & everyone & im still ever eager to learn till today, i would be most grateful to be given the opportunity to go on Ipp Sm to continue on my learning journey to further develop myself as well as my team members & progressively moving onto my long term goal as a Trainer. I've always embraced this saying as my personal motto:
"The most useful asset of a person is not a head full of knowledge, but a heart full of love, with ears open to listen & hands willing to help."
Thanks for reading & Good Day to you..=P