Building on the success of the first Workplace Culture Masterclass in 2022 in Vietnam and other Workplace Culture Masterclasses across ASEAN and ANZ, Great Place to Work® is pleased to bring the second Workplace Culture Masterclass to a new high to include an office tour at Techcombank’s brand new head office right in the centre of Hanoi as the proud host.
Leadership behaviors affect 70% of the employee experience and impact the employees perception of the workplace.
Using “9 High-Trust Leadership Behaviors Everyone Should Model” as the theme, panelists consisting of senior leaders from three 2023 Best Workplaces in Asia™ working in various industries will be talking about what specific high trust leadership practices are helping their respective businesses drive improved innovation and financial growth.
Moderated by our own senior consultant, the audience will also hear from HR2B of how those high trust leadership practices resonate with the mid to senior candidates looking for their preferred work cultures. Workplace Culture Masterclass 2 will also give the audience an opportunity to uncover Techcombank Corporate Culture journey formula and its business impacts through the stories from Techcomer Award receivers, hand picked by the chairman himself anually
Best workplaces maximize their human potential through effective leadership, meaningful values, and a deep foundation of trust with all employees, regardless of who they are or what they do. Join the masterclass and gain direct insights from high-level leaders of the 2023 Best Workplaces in Asia™. They will provide hands-on insights and real-world experiences while sharing strategies for recruiting, nurturing, and retaining high-trust leaders.
Techcombank’s New Head Office in Hoan Kiem District was designed by Foster&Partners, known for iconic structures like Apple’s HQ and Wembley Stadium. With an innovative design, the Office aims to provide a modern, collaborative work environment, while embodying the bank’s vision and bold statement of “Change banking, change lives”. This architectural excellence signifies our commitment to innovation and sustainability, setting a new benchmark for regional banks and promoting sustainable workstyles.
Please note during our Workplace Culture Masterclass 2, we will be discussing and utilising the data and content from 2023 Insights Report.
To ensure you get the most from this session, we kindly encourage you to download the insight report. Here are the reasons why you should attend the event:
Chau spent most of her 28 years working experience as a change and transformation facilitator in all four areas of organisation development interventions.
In addition to designing and managing learning roadmaps and certification pathways, she has developed training materials and conducted thousands of training and coaching hours to participants with diversified learning and development objectives for both internal and external customers in Vietnam, Malaysia, and Korea. Chau is the first Vietnamese to be awarded the prestigious Intel Corporate Award High Performing Instructor. Her heart is all about community commitment as she initiated, managed and co-delivered career counseling workshops for students. During the Covid-19 pandemic, Chau organised webinars on mental health and Diversity & Inclusion topics for a mixed group of professionals. Her relaxation approach is a combination of a cold beer over a Korean or Taiwanese drama or a Hollywood rom-com.
Ms. Nikki graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton, USA. She is a senior professional with 29 years of international experience in the field of banking & finance, real estate, and human resources management. She has held many senior positions including Operations Manager at Bank of America; Director of Human Resources at National Credit Exchange; Resolution & Receivership Specialist at Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC); Senior Vice President-cum-Director of Human Resources at Bank of California.
Most recently, as the Executive Vice President-cum-Chief HR Officer at Hanmi Bank, Ms. Nikki has made significant contributions including:
From Chief of Staff cum Head of Strategy and Performance Management in Technology Division, Mr. Bui Thanh Hai decided to expand his scale of work and following his passions by becoming Techcombank’s Head of Culture & Employee Experience in 2022.
His education background of Computer Science along with previous experience doesn’t go against his promoted position but on the contrary, allowing him to bring unique perspectives, break-through innovation and technology insight to unleash the untapped potential to HR field which is used to be labeled as traditional and formal in Vietnam.
Through his 10 years journey with Techcombank, he has always played a crucial role in developing Corporate Culture. He and his team contributed heavily in creating the first and most important foundational playground to promote organization’s 05 core values and has been the leader of Techcombank’s Culture & Transformation ambassador’s community.
Taking on the new challenge of the new role, he bears the ambition of developing a strong and effective culture, deliver wow employee experience and enabling employees to be greater.
Ms. Le Thi Hoang Quyen has over 26 years of experience in leading human resources strategy development at world top MNCs in various industries: British American Tobacco (BAT), Lafarge Group and most recently Coats, the world leader in thread manufacturing and structural components for apparel and footwear, as well as an innovative pioneer in performance materials, head quarter in UK.
Being a passionate and energetic person, and as a true business partner, she had led the HR teams across Asia countries to deliver optimal Coats people strategy and had made great contributions in leading and establishing a successful Great Place to Work Culture Project (GPTW) at global scale, achieved 83% of global Coats employees to be GPTW Certified in 2021. In Vietnam, Coats is listed Best Workplace 2023 by Great Place To Work Organization.
In 2014, Quyen was named The Best HR Professional of the Year, an Award by Tower Watson. Quyen is certified Global Remuneration Professional (GRP), PRINCE 2, Predictive Insight Analyst. At Coats, she also received many Awards from business leaders such as Rookie Award by Coats SEA Regional CEO, Group CEO Recognition for Improving employee well-being.
Minh is a driven and proactive professional known for her passionate ownership, learning agility, and unwavering commitment to excellence. With over 13 years of dedicated experience in HR, her expertise spans recruitment, strategic planning & operations.
From early 2010 to August 2018, Minh forged a remarkable journey at Talentnet, one of Vietnam’s premier HR consulting companies. Starting as an Assistant to the General Director and progressing through roles including Consultant, and Senior Consultant for Executive Search & Selection. Talentnet gave Minh a business overview, and fostered a strategic lens, shaping her HR trajectory.
Subsequently, Minh brought her expertise to Tetra Pak, the global leader in food processing and packaging solutions. Joining as Recruitment Manager, she quickly earned a promotion within 11 months to HR Country Representative. In this capacity, Minh effectively managed three entities for Tetra Pak and Delaval in Vietnam, showcasing her exceptional ability to oversee complex HR operations, drive for Strategy 2030, enhance employee engagement, and foster productive relationships.
Since August 2021, Minh has continued her journey at Hilti Vietnam, where she holds the position of Head of HR. Her role encompasses leadership and strategic direction, reflecting her consistent pursuit of professional growth and impact.
Minh’s trust-building acumen is exemplified by her influential relationships within the senior Finance candidate landscape in Vietnam when working in Talentnet and her rapport with key stakeholders at Tetra Pak and Hilti. Beyond her core roles, Minh’s proactive engagement extends to cross-functional projects aimed at process and system enhancement, Health & Safety, Sustainability, as well as strategic planning initiatives. Her unwavering goal is to consistently contribute and add substantial value to the organizations she serves.
Ms Hong is General Director of HR2B Vietnam, a leading Human Resource Company, helping businesses in Human Resources Management needs. Ms Hong has joined the Company since November 2005 as Branch Manager Hanoi and successfully set up the office and Executive Search/ Recruitment team there. In 2007, she returned to HCMC to lead and develop this larger Recruitment/ Executive Search team. In July 2010, her role changed to Business Development Director, covering HR services. In January 2015 her role was changed again to Managing Director HR2B Global, the Retained search business.
In January 2018, she was promoted to General Director to lead HR2B business in Vietnam. Ms Hong started her career in Human Resource Management in 2000. She was in charge of the HR role in Merck & Co., a US pharmaceutical company. Early 2003, she became HR Manager and Director role in various industries of Advertising and Retail and Financial Services.
As an active member of American Chamber of Commerce, Euro Cham, and the Vietnam HR Associations in Vietnam, Ms.Hong has developed and maintained a strong network in the HR and business community nationwide Viet Nam.
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To be eligible for the World’s Best Workplaces list, a company must apply and be named to a minimum of 5 national Best Workplaces lists within our current 58 countries, have 5,000 employees or more worldwide, and at least 40% of the company’s workforce (or 5,000 employees) must be based outside of the home country. Extra points are given based on the number of countries where a company surveys employees with the Great Place to Work Trust Index©, and the percentage of a company’s workforce represented by all Great Place to Work surveys globally. Candidates for the 2017 Worlds Best Workplaces list will have appeared on national workplaces lists published in September 2016 through August 2017.
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The Best Workplaces in Asia List
Great Place to Work® identifies the top organizations that create great workplaces in the Asian and Middle Eastern regions with the publication of the annual Best Workplaces in Asia list. The list recognizes companies in three size categories:
To be considered for inclusion, companies must appear on one or more of our national lists in the region, which includes Greater China (covering China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau), India, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka and UAE. For the 2021 Asia List, companies ranked on the national list in the Philippines will also be included. Multinational organizations must meet the following requirements:
Multinationals also receive additional credit for their efforts to successfully create an excellent workplace culture in multiple countries in the region. The data used in the calculation of the regional list comes from national lists published in 2019 and early 2020.