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Get to know me in 10 slides !!!



A formal/informal presentation of moi to the various recruiters and the LinkedIn community at large.

A formal/informal presentation of moi to the various recruiters and the LinkedIn community at large.



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    Get to know me in 10 slides !!! Get to know me in 10 slides !!! Presentation Transcript

    • Mervyn Kennedy-MacFoy
      Get to know me in 10 slides!!
    • As a kid, I had many dreams and goals that I wanted to achieve.
      Fly like superman
      Buy my mom a castle
      Get big muscles
      Succeed at school
      Dance like Michael Jackson
      Be on TV
      Be famous
      Entertain the masses
      Be a singer
      Record and release an Album
      Have a professional career working for a Fortune 500 company
      Never cease progressing
      Be happy
    • What in the world did I achieve out of that wishful list?
      Well, I’m not flying like Superman, but my spirits are high nonetheless.
      To know the rest, continue viewing this presentation.
      How we measure success is matter of perception!!!
    • Educational &Professional Achievement-Timeline
      70’s - Born in the UK
      70’s – Moved to Sierra Leone
      80’s - Came to Belgium
      80’s - Primary school: Learned French and English simultaneously one year.
      90’s - Secondary school: Completed IGSCE’s in Belgium
      90’s – High school: Completed 3 A 'Levels and BA Hns University in the UK
      2000 - Came back to Europe and worked in Belgium
      2001 - Opening act for R-Kelly at the Gent expo Performed for 4000 people
      2004 - Completed YMCA personal trainer Award course UK
      2005 - Took my life time hobby to the French TV screens and sang for by 6.5 million viewers.
      2006 - Presented my own show on PlugTV
      2007 - Released my 1st and only double Album
      2008 - Reviewed my CV and skills & started to learn Dutch
      2009 - Got my first opportunity as a trainer for STIB & Dimension Data
      2010 - On the back of STIB mission and very good, references I secured another trainer position for ING Luxembourg achieving a 85% satisfaction rating on the quality of my teaching.
      2011 - Did a total of 5 extensive career and personality tests in order to pinpoint the specific functions where my analytical skills, solution mindedness and creativity could be best put to use. Purchase management was the choice.
    • All grown up, I managed to:
      • Finish school
      • Get enough muscle
      • Dance like myself !!
      • Entertain the masses
      • Be on TV
      • Be famous
      • Be a singer
      • Release an album
      • Worked for some Fortune 500 Companies.
      • Continue & progress in all my talents, both personal and professional
      I am happy 95% of the time 
    • Friends, family and colleagues say:
      I am:
      Fun to be around
    • Professionally
      I am:
      • Resourceful
      • Result oriented
      • Quality minded
      • Analytical
      • Detail oriented
      • Always keep the big picture within sight
      • Team oriented
      • Competent
      • Accountable
      • Open to constructive criticism
      • A Fast Learner
    • In Brief:
      • Start on my career path i.e. find a job wherein I can further develop and hone my professional skills, be it as Trainer or Purchaser.
      • Be promoted to a decision making position by age 40; Executive, Manager, Specialist etc.
      • Acquire more IT, Trainer and purchasing knowledge by completing certifications, either by myself or through my work.
      • Never take retirement cause I don’t believe in it!! ;-)
      My professional goals today?
    • If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with me, either directly via LinkedIn or via mail or phone.
      +32(0) 499 766 174
    • Thanks for watching .
      I hope you found this presentation informative and a little entertaining.
      Should you find my profile suitable, for a Trainer or Assistant Purchasing position, kindly get in touch via e-mail, invite me for an interview or call.
      +32(0) 499 766 174
      In Fine