INTERVIEW with Medalist Fencer Lim Cheryl: “ is really user-friendly”
<p><strong> is featuring the <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">2015 SEA Games Bronze</a> Medalist for Women’s Epee Team Fencing, Ms. Cheryl Lim. As a woman in a traditionally male-dominated sport, she is used to standing her&nbsp;ground and to forge ahead even in uncharted waters. </strong></p> <div class="wp-block-image size-full wp-image-4282"><figure class="alignleft size-large"><img decoding="async" loading="lazy" width="200" height="260" src="" alt="INTERVIEW with Medalist Fencer Lim Cheryl" class="wp-image-9499" title="INTERVIEW with Medalist Fencer Lim Cheryl"/><figcaption>SEA Games medalist Cheryl Lim</figcaption></figure></div> <h3><strong>We have asked&nbsp;Ms. Lim about her experience with </strong></h3> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong></strong>&nbsp;First and foremost, please tell us about yourself. Who is Cheryl Lim?</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Cheryl Lim:</strong>&nbsp;I’m 24 this year! I am currently a Singapore National Women’s Epeeist (Fencer) as well as a&nbsp;Coach and Manager at SG Academy of Fencing.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong></strong>&nbsp;How would you distinguish between the athlete Cheryl Lim and the person?</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Cheryl Lim:</strong>&nbsp;We are pretty much the same person, just that when I put on my fencing mask I tend to adapt a different personality. Usually more fierce &amp; competitive!</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong></strong>&nbsp;Please tell us about your company, SG Academy of Fencing, and what’s it about.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Cheryl Lim:</strong>&nbsp;SG Academy of Fencing is a pretty new fencing club, we only &nbsp;started operations in October 2016. We believe that the values imparted and learnt through Fencing applies to life outside sports. Our goal is to develop outstanding fencers with great characters.</span></p> <h2><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong></strong>&nbsp;What is SG Academy of Fencing&#8217;s&nbsp;mission/vision?</span></h2> <figure class="wp-block-image alignnone size-large wp-image-4283 size-full"><img decoding="async" loading="lazy" width="1024" height="683" src="" alt="INTERVIEW with Medalist Fencer Lim Cheryl" class="wp-image-9500" title="INTERVIEW with Medalist Fencer Lim Cheryl" srcset=" 1024w, 300w, 768w, 1536w, 2048w, 1200w, 1980w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /><figcaption>SG Academy of Fencing Coach Cheryl Lim</figcaption></figure> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Cheryl Lim:</strong>&nbsp;Our aim and mission is to develop and nurture Fencers in Singapore. We also want to provide them with the training and environment needed to meet their personal goals, be it locally or internationally. We hope to promote Fencing as a sport to a wider audience in Singapore. As the saying goes, &#8220;Good things must be shared!&#8221;</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong></strong>&nbsp;You have competed at an international level and won medals. How has this&nbsp;exposure&nbsp;help you with your company?</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Cheryl Lim:</strong>&nbsp;Competing and training at the international level has allowed us to accumulate experience, learn, and keep up with the the latest on-goings in the international fencing scene. These are experiences and knowledge that we impart to our students through our trainings and classes. It definitely helped with our training and class structure as we always aim to keep training effective and up to date.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong></strong>&nbsp;How do you feel about transitioning from being a top-level athlete to being a club coach/ manager?</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Cheryl Lim:</strong>&nbsp;I feel that there isn’t much of a transition. I’m still doing what I love, which mainly revolves around fencing. It&#8217;s just that in SG Academy of Fencing, I’m taking on a different role.</span></p> <h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong></strong>&nbsp;How did document verification come to your attention?</span></h3> <figure class="wp-block-image alignnone size-large size-full wp-image-4284"><img decoding="async" loading="lazy" width="960" height="586" src="" alt="INTERVIEW with Medalist Fencer Lim Cheryl" class="wp-image-9501" title="INTERVIEW with Medalist Fencer Lim Cheryl" srcset=" 960w, 300w, 768w" sizes="(max-width: 960px) 100vw, 960px" /><figcaption>Fencing Cheryl Lim Interview</figcaption></figure> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Cheryl Lim:</strong>&nbsp;We were looking at getting another fencing coach to join us in SG Academy of Fencing. During the application of the work pass we came across The website was user friendly and simple to utilise in our quest to verify our in-coming Coach’s educational certificates!</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong></strong>&nbsp;How do you think will contribute to your company’s success?</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Cheryl Lim:</strong>&nbsp;The team was&nbsp;super efficient and helpful in our application for verification. They helped&nbsp;to expedite our application even though the standard processing time was 35 days. This was crucial&nbsp;as we were hoping to be able to get our coach on-board as soon as possible for our fencers!</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong></strong>&nbsp;Do you think that document verification is something that companies should do as a rule?</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Cheryl Lim:</strong>&nbsp;It would be good for potential employees to have their documents verified. In this day and age we can’t be too sure, what with technology being used&nbsp;to modify and falsify documents. &nbsp;It would be a plus point to see that their documents are verified in order to ensure that the employee who&nbsp;will be welcomed on board is true to their qualifications and level.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong></strong>&nbsp;How did your verification experience with go?</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Cheryl Lim:</strong>&nbsp;It was exceptional! As we were in a rush for the documents to be verified,;s Grace Torres helped us complete the verification process sooner. She was really patient and understood our situation. Furthermore, she did her best to assist us in any way possible. Finally, thanks to her kind assistance, we managed to get our work application submitted on time! Truly, she was an angel!</span></p> <h2><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong></strong>&nbsp;Would you recommend it to others?</span></h2> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Cheryl Lim:</strong>&nbsp;Definitely! The website is really user-friendly and simple-to-use. We got&nbsp;our verification done effectively, not to mention their super friendly and helpful support team that are there to assist with your queries and problems!&nbsp;</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Thank you for everything!</span></p> <h4>Get your documents verified now with!</h4> <div class="is-layout-flex wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Verify documents</a></div> </div> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">*Edited for clarity</span></p> <p>Photos courtesy of Ms. Lim Cheryl</p>