29/11/2018, 00:00

HCMC, 27th November, 2018 – The Organising Committee of the Vietnam HR Awards 2018 officially announced and awarded the 14 businesses with leading HR strategies. This is the third season of the biennial award, co-organised by the Newspaper of Labour and Social Affairs and Talentnet, endorsed by the Ministry of Labour – Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA). The award attracted over 200 applications from local and multi-national enterprises. With the theme Bold Reflection, the Vietnam HR Awards Ceremony 2018 brought with it a number of remarkable key highlights. 

Close-up views of effective HR management trends
As part of the Vietnam HR Awards Ceremony 2018 programme, the seminar “Bold Reflection” kick-started the evening with fresh perspectives, inspiring movements within the HR community. The event also looked closely at “untold stories” from successful local and multinational corporations, ultimately encouraging business leaders, as well as HR professionals to continually “look back” in order to strengthen and improve strategy, and unleash their growth potential in the new era.


 Presentation "Future-ready leaders: Be Asian. Be Bold" by Mr. Sunil Puri – Head of Research – Asia Pacific, Center of Creative Leadership (CCL).

Presentation "Putting Employees First - Building a culture for long-term success" by Mr. Ramesh Gopalkrishna, Market Development Lead, APAC, Workplace by Facebook.

Presentation "Knowledge is Key. The Power of People in The Digital Era" by Ms. Josephin Galla - Managing Director, SAP Vietnam.

Presentation "Snapshot of People Strategies from Vietnamese Enterprises: New Path to Innovation" by Ms. Tieu Yen Trinh, CEO of Talentnet.

Mrs. Nguyen Thi Ha, Deputy Minister of MOLISA shared: “I really appreciate that Vietnam HR Awards has built and nurtured this connecting bridge between businesses and the community for the past few years, especially with the honourable aim to lift our workforce’s potential. The progressive, multi-dimentional, and highly analytical views, the valuable inspirations from leading businesses’ success stories, and the straightforward conversations within the HR community has, and is creating solid touchstones for a blooming fast-paced and agile workforce, in all industries and occupations alike.”

Mrs. Nguyen Thi Ha - Deputy Minister of MOLISA​ gave an opening speech in Vietnam HR Awards 2018 Gala

Honouring & celebrating excellent HR strategies
After an arduous 6-month period of application, presentation, employee survey and on-site visit, 14 oustanding businesses were granted a total of 28 awards, including: two (02) Best Winning prizes, twenty four (24) categories, and two (2) Judge’s Choices awards. 

Mr. Nguyen Trung Chinh, Acting Editor-in-Chief of the Newspaper of Labour and Social Affairs, discussed: “Aside from increased access and opportunities to implement new knowledge in data, processes, and artificial intelligence, the 4.0 technological revolution has posed a looming equation for Vietnamese businesses to solve – one concerning the competitiveness of the workforce. In that context, the Vietnam HR Awards stands as a pledge towards the future workforce.”

Mr. Nguyen Trung Chinh - Acting Editor-in-Chief of the Newspaper of Labour and Social Affairs emphasized the important role of HR function in 4.0 industry

Ms. Tieu Yen Trinh, Talentnet CEO, Vice Chairman of the Award, member of the Judging panel, commented: “I firmly believe that, those who won on this night will be the ones inspiring and influencing other businesses in Vietnam in the effort of lifting the potential of our workforce and sustainable development.”

In the Awards Ceremony, the winners of Vietnam HR Awards 2018 were FrieslandCampina Vietnam; Techcombank; Unilever Vietnam; FPT Corporation; Nestlé Vietnam; Novaland Group; VietinBank; DHL - VNPT Express; Olam Vietnam; Hoan My Medical Corporation; FTV - Nokia Manufacturing Service; Mobile World; Sun Life Vietnam; Bosch Vietnam​.

All the winners of Vietnam HR Awards 2018

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About Vietnam HR Awards
Vietnam HR Awards is an annual event with the aim of searching and honouring businesses with excellent HR strategies. The award officially kicked off nationally in August 2014. 
Vietnam HR Awards is co-organised by the Newspaper of Labour & Social Affairs (by the Ministry of Labour – Invalids & Social Affairs), and Talentnet, with standardised methodology from the Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI) – the largest human resources research institute in Singapore, with over 48 years’ experience in the field. This is the third season of the Vietnam HR Awards.

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