14 firms win Vietnam HR Awards

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 08:07

Winning businesses receive their awards at the biennial Vietnam HR Awards in HCM City on Tuesday. — VNS Photo

Fourteen local and multinational companies were honoured for their human resource strategies at the 2018 Vietnam HR Awards in HCM City on Tuesday.

They won a total of 28 awards.

In group A for businesses which have been in Viet Nam for 15 years and have at least 100 employees and over VND500 billion (US$21.4 million) in annual revenues, Unilever Vietnam was the overall winner.

There were awards for leading HR strategies in five categories: Best HR Strategy, Leading Workforce Planning and Resourcing, Leading Total Rewards, Leading Talent Management, and Leading Working Management.

The other winners in the group were FrieslandCampina, Techcombank, FPT Corporation, Nestle, Novaland Group, Vietinbank, and DHL-VNPT Express.

In group B Mobile World won the overall award.

Other winners in the group were FTV-Nokia Manufacturing Service, Bosch, and Sun Life.

Two judges’ choice awards went to Olam (Industry Pioneer) and Hoan My Medical Corporation (Excellent Execution-Talent Acquisition).

Speaking at the event, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thi Ha said: “Vietnam HR Awards has not simply stopped at being a competition; it has evolved into a common playground for businesses and the HR community in Viet Nam.

“As a result, individual businesses’ pride and joy in winning each award has managed to spread exponentially, bringing excellent policies and strategies to the whole community.”

Tieu Yen Trinh, Talentnet CEO, vice chairwoman of the awards organising committee and member of the jury, said: “Through every season, the Vietnam HR Awards brings with it a wish to accompany businesses in Viet Nam in their journey to self-assess their strengths and limitations in their own HR strategies, while encouraging businesses to learn from each other to optimise their policies to match their business goals.”

As part of the awards ceremony, a seminar on the topic “Bold Reflection” was held featuring “untold stories” from successful local and multinational corporations to encourage business leaders and HR professionals to constantly “look back” to improve strategy and unleash their growth potential.

Organised by Lao dong& Xa hoi (Labour and Social Affairs) newspaper and Talentnet, the third biennial awards attracted over 200 applications from local and multinational enterprises, with the number of the former going up by 30 per cent from the last edition. — VNS

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