18:00 | 30/03/2017 Companies
(VEN) - Abbott’s long-term commitment in fostering an environment where people are supported and empowered to reach their fullest potentials was acknowledged by many prestigious local and international organizations. Recently, the healthcare company has been named among the Best Places to Work in Vietnam. This marks the fourth consecutive year that Abbott has been honored in the esteemed ranking.
The Best Places To Work survey is conducted annually by Anphabe with expertise support of the global market research company Nielsen. More than 26,000 people from 515 companies in Vietnam attended to the survey in three months. The result demonstrates latest trends of career motivation and employees’ expectation of an ideal workplace, categorized by industries, levels, functions, geographic locations, etc. This year’s result has record a rise in Abbott’s position: Position No.9 Best Place to Work among top 100 companies across industries; move up 1 rank in comparison with 2016; Sustain its top position in pharmaceutical category for two consecutive years
Douglas Kuo, General Manager of Abbott Vietnam said “It’s great honor for Abbott to be recognized as No.9 Best place to work in Vietnam. This year not only marks the 4th consecutive year that Abbott has been named in this esteemed ranking but also sees an improvement in our position across industries. This is a strong demonstration of our commitment and efforts in creating an ideal workplace for our talents to develop themselves.”
Abbott employs 3,400 people across Vietnam and commits to taking a locally-focused approach to develop local talents to their full potential. The company offers a comprehensive offering of health care, wellness and work/life benefits, as well as flexible work options such as job sharing, compressed work-weeks, telecommuting and flextime to help employees find success at work and home. Employees are also given opportunities to lead, grow and succeed at every career stage through training, mentoring, networking groups and extensive development programs that provide support and advancement opportunities.
More on Abbott’s workplace recognitions globally:
As a global healthcare company, Abbott’s promise to help people live fuller lives through better health, not only customers but also their employees. For many years, its efforts in bringing the best workplace to its people have been highly appreciated by credential organizations:
Ranked in Fortune Magazine’s Most Admired Companies list for 32 consecutive years. This year marks fourth year in a row that Abbott leads the medical products and equipment industry on Fortune’s Most Admired Companies. The company tops the category in almost all attributes: people management, social responsibility, long-term investment value, quality of products/services, global competitiveness, etc.
Ranked among “Top 60 companies for executive women” of 2017, held by The National Association of Female Executives (NAFE). It is the 9th year since 2009 that Abbott is named in the list.