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Abhishek Kumar
Abhishek Kumar

Abhishek Kumar

Japanese Interpreter

Delhi Duty Free Services Pvt. Ltd.

The Journey So Far:
I started my professional career with Ascent Computer Pvt. Ltd. as a Salesman then promoted to Team Leader. I worked here for four years. Then, I joined India Japan Lighting Pvt. Ltd. as a Japanese Interpreter in 2007 and worked here for three years.
Currently, I am working with Delhi Duty Free.
The Decisions That Matter
I left my job in 2010 for 2 yr regular MBA degree program and that is my most important career decision.
Changes In The Professional Environment:
Off course my professional environment changed because in my current job there is sales pressure and it is service industry so it requires more consideration.
Required Reading:
It Happens In India - Kishore Biyani
Direct To Dell - Michelle Dell
Made In America - Sam Walton
Degrees That Matter:
Yes, I would like to do SPSS and SAS certification program.
Contribution to the field
My current company is - Delhi Duty Free Services Pvt. Ltd., IGI Airport Terminal 3
Job Profile - Retail Operation & Business Development
Prized Accomplishment(s):
1. At India Japan Lighting, i have learned Japanese management terms like Kaizen, JIT, 5S, 5M, Kanban and Inventory management.
2. I received Electronic dictionary from DGM of Koito, Japan for my excellent performance.
3. Received scholarship for JLPT Level 3 program.
Growth Strategy:
1. I am quick learner and adaptable.
2. I try to learn from my past mistakes.
3. I find my weak point and try to get rid of.
4. I always follow my role models.
Plans For The Future:
I see myself as a Senior management level in organization in next five years.
Working Life Management:
1. Build downtime into my schedule.
2. Drop activities that sap my time or energy.
3. Rethink my errands.
4. Get moving.
5. Remember that a little relaxation goes a long way.
Family Background
My father is a government employee in Coal India. My mother is a housewife. My younger brother is a employee of ICICI Bank and my youngest brother is pursuing MCA from Bangalore.
Career Profile:
My current job profile is totally different from previous profile. In my previous job i have to do translation and interpretation of Japanese language for automobile industry. My current job profile is Retail Operation - Make sales report, Monitor sales target, Brand promotion and Customer care.
Job Profile:
My current job profile is Retail Operation. My role play in organization are-
1. Make sales report on shift and brand wise.
2. Monitor sales target on shift wise.
3. Conduct brand promotion.
4. Take care of customer feedback.
5. Whenever required i have to train new employee.
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