I strongly believe that the business, customer and financial acumen that I have gained trough the years will be beneficial to HR practitioners and businesses alike especially in the SME sectors. These time-tested methods will put your available resources to better use.
Twenty-six years in the human capital industry has given me the much-needed HR acumen from day-to-day work to more strategic functions such as merger & acquisition, HR Specialist to HR Generalist, talent acquisition and retention, change management, organizational restructuring to HR systems, analytic and AI. HRM has indeed evolved through the years.
I spend another 6 exciting years with SMART Modular, another great MNC that offered me the opportunity to apply the different managerial skill sets that I have accumulated through the years. It is during my tenure with SMART that I also had the opportunity to pursue my long-term desire and goal. I completed my Doctorate in Business Administration. I also acquired the skill of juggling
Working in Dell is perhaps the most rewarding time for me not only from career development but learning opportunities. A place where I could learn from different gurus at their prime, worked with different great leaders from different cultures, believe systems and leadership styles.
As new manager in my first MNC experience, I had the opportunity to spend the next 5 years mastering different HR core functions, from talent acquisition, learning & development, employee-industrial relations, and compensation & benefits. I believe it is here that I graduated as a HR professional.
After graduating in economics from the University Science Malaysia, I entered the labor force as a junior HR officer with little knowledge of HRM. With hands-on dealings daily in all faucets of Human Resources, little did I realize that this role would define my career path for many years to come. Each day presented new challenges, new learnings, complex problems solving opportunities, and helping fellow colleagues thrive in their careers gave me much career satisfaction, myself. Never a dull moment.