AEON Vietnam recognized as one of the “Best companies to work for in Asia 2021”

13:36 | 12/10/2021 Companies

This is the third consecutive year that AEON Vietnam has been honored in the list of "Best companies to work for in Asia" by the region's leading HR magazine - HR Asia on the morning of October 8. The award was based on employee survey and independent research. The highlight of the Japanese retailer is their employees’ appreciation that the company always puts employees above profits. This factor has been presented clearly in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Nominated from the list of 581 highlighted businesses in various industries, AEON Vietnam was once again honored together with other brands such as Coca Cola Vietnam, Grab Vietnam, Unilever Vietnam. The award is even more meaningful when 2021 is a tough period due to Covid-19 impact to the socio-economic situation and all businesses, including AEON Vietnam.

Nominated from the list of 581 highlighted businesses in various industries, AEON Vietnam was once again honored together with other brands such as Coca Cola Vietnam, Grab Vietnam, Unilever Vietnam. The award is even more meaningful when 2021 is a tough period due to Covid-19 impact to the socio-economic situation and all businesses, including AEON Vietnam.

aeon vietnam recognized as one of the best companies to work for in asia 2021

This is the third consecutive year that AEON Vietnam is in the top "Best companies to work for in Asia"

During the 1.5 years of the pandemic, AEON Vietnam has always made every effort to support their workforce, ensure jobs, income and protect the safety of 4,000 employees, despite the company reduced revenue and profit. At the same time, it has always been keeping connection interaction within the company to create friendly working environment, understanding and empathy.

AEON Vietnam decided not to look at short-term costs, but always tried to ensure physical and mental health and safety of all employees, as well as focused on training and people development. It aims to building sustainable human resources and becoming the best place to work for a Vietnamese retail company.

With those efforts, AEON Vietnam was highly appreciated by employees with all scores higher than the industry average, in all three group of the employee satisfaction assessment model: Core (Corporate culture); Self (Level of association), Team (Team spirit).

aeon vietnam recognized as one of the best companies to work for in asia 2021

AEON Vietnam employees are always ready to support each other and accompany the company

Among these, the majority of employees agree that AEON Vietnam's corporate culture "Put employees above profits" with a score of 4.35/5, higher than the industry average score (3.67). In the “Level of association”, the majority of AEON Vietnam employees answered “I intend to continue working with this company for the foreseeable future” with the result of 4.56/5 - high than industry average (4). “Team spirit” is also a value that many employees positively evaluate about the working environment at AEON Vietnam, reaching 4.58/5 points - higher than the industry average score (4.11) which is “We willingly assist colleagues who require assistance”.

“The safety of our customers and employees is our top priority. In particular, AEON People is a irreplaceable asset and an important factor in all activities of the company,” Mr. Furusawa Yasuyuki, General Director of AEON Vietnam, shared.

It can be said that during the past time, despite the impact of the pandemic, AEON Vietnam still strived with the strategy of nurturing its human resources, which always focused on investing to people investment in the long term. The company always encourages employees to contribute ideas and new solutions to not only cope with the pandemic but also proactively change and adapt to the new normal.

Although in the context of the pandemic, AEON Vietnam still maintained training activities in various forms through various channels. This is not only to enhance the learning experience of AEON People, but also to build an active learning culture throughout the company, so that employees are fully equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to prepare for the post-pandemic recovery period. The content is from professional knowledge to skills such as problem solving, critical thinking or leadership skills for managers.

In addition, AEON Vietnam is one of the few businesses in Vietnam that focuses on building a coaching culture through its training ecosystem: one-on-one coaching sessions, training sessions for middle and senior leaders, and career coaching. Thereby, employees better understand themselves to have orientation for their personal development in the future. One of the highlight activities is Action Learning method to improve teamwork skills. In which, members solve problems together, contributing to leadership development. AEON Vietnam is recognized as the company with the largest number of globally certified Action Learning coach in Vietnam. Action Learning sessions are held weekly with the participation and guidance of internal coach. In just one year, nearly 300 members have participated.

“This is not the final goal, but it once again proves the efforts of AEON people over the past time towards creating the best working environment in the retail industry in Vietnam,” the representative of AEON Vietnam shared.

aeon vietnam recognized as one of the best companies to work for in asia 2021
The enterprise is committed to providing three opportunities for all employees: Promotion, Development and Contribution to the Community

AEON Vietnam will continue to strive to build an ideal working environment where employees feel connected and developed, contribute to the realization of the company's mission, and dedicate themselves to customers and the community. copper. In particular, development in expertise and skills through training is the most sustainable benefit that AEON Vietnam always upholds and guarantees AEON staff. The development of each employee accompanies with the growth of the company.

“We believe that when the Covid-19 pandemic passes, AEON is one of the groups with strong business resilience, to continue to serve customers who come to shop and enjoy the quality of service at our shopping malls, supermarkets and stores,” said Mr. Furusawa Yasuyuki.

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