Updated on April 10, 2014. The validity of this article may expire without notice.

Bangladesh
Tanjila Ferdous
HR & CSR Department
TM Textiles & Garments Limited (TMBD)

  1. Q1. What was your most impressive work?
    Motivating our employees as a human resources and corporate social responsibility (CSR) officer is my most challenging and impressive work. When I motivated them well with my training program, they thanked me profusely. I saw that they themselves changed at work in our company and even in their private lives. I feel very proud of my job.
  2. Q2. What does your company do?
    Our Company manufactures jersey garments for UNIQLO Co., Ltd. such as HEATTECH® and AIRism®[1] under vertical production with knitting, dyeing and sewing facilities, which exports to not only Japan but to 13 countries.
    The company also places importance on taking part in playing a significant role in society. We arrange medical facilities for underprivileged people, donate school supplies to students, and perform road cleaning activities etc.
  3. Q3. What does your department/section do and what work are you in charge of?
    My department recruits talented staff and, ensures salary increases and promotions. As a trained workforce is the heart of any organization, we always put emphasis on training. Besides, we perform CSR activities for society. I am mainly in charge of ensuring welfare for all individuals. .
  4. Q4. What kind of job do you mainly put a lot of effort into?
    I look after welfare of workers and conduct training. As I am one of the few female officers in our company, I try my best to listen to the female employees’ voices fairly.
  5. Q5. When do you feel rewarded at work?
    When I see an employee that I trained smiling at me, and when I can provide welfare to those people that need them at the right time. I feel rewarded.
  6. Q6. What is it that you put a lot of effort into in your personal life?
    In my personal life, I put a lot of efforts in learning tasty food recipes from my family members and in cleaning my room. Also, I like to make dress designs of my outfits and go window shopping often to study new dress trends in the fashion market in Bangladesh.

[1] HEATTECH® and AIRism® are trademarks of FAST RETAILING CO., LTD. UNIQLO CO., Ltd. is a group company of FAST RETAILING CO., LTD.