Generali lauded for excellence in people stragegy at Vietnam Excellence 2021

November 07, 2021 | 16:25
Italian-backed life insurer Generali Vietnam has won two awards in the Employee Engagement and HR Technology & Innovation categories of the HR Excellence awards of Vietnam Excellence 2021 Certification Programme.
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Generali Vietnam won two prestigious awards at Vietnam Excellence 2021

The prestigious accolades recognise the success of Generali’s people strategy, specifically its employee engagement and workplace improvement in the past year.

Under the “More than just a place to work” people strategy, Generali has been implementing a wide range of human resources (HR) initiatives focusing on the four key areas of “Learn, Grow, Live, Thrive”.

Specifically, during the prolonged lockdown, Generali quickly implemented a series of employee engagement activities with diverse and innovative formats to continuously strengthen collegial bonds and motivate employees.

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Live chats with the executive management of Generali Vietnam promote open dialogues between leaders and staff

Most notable among them are the Live Red engagement activity series including Virtual Teambuilding, GenOlympics, Miss GenUniverse, as well as various health and work-life balance workshops, among others.

The prestigious accolades recognise the success of Generali’s people strategy, specifically its employee engagement and workplace improvement in the past year.

In addition, Generali also timely arranged COVID-19 vaccination for its staff and agents, as well as provided financial support for COVID-19 infected staff and agents.

Throughout the year, the company has also implemented a wide range of engagement and wellness activities such as the GenFM radio programme, live chats with the executive management team, and more. Generali staff and agents also get to give back and contribute positively to the community during the pandemic with many practical and meaningful online fundraising and volunteering initiatives.

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Generali has deployed a series of Live Red engagement activities, with the most notable ones being Virtual Teambuilding and Miss GenUniverse

Leveraging its strength in technology, Generali has successfully digitalised all HR management processes. Of note, Generali has recently implemented an integrated HR system (GenME), a training platform (WeLearn), and an internal rewards and recognition application (GenCoins). Additionally, the company’s advanced technological support and digital applications helped ensure effective and seamless implementation of its smart working strategy.

Tina Nguyen, Generali Vietnam CEO shared: "I’m very proud that Generali’s 'More than just a place to work' people strategy has proven its effectiveness and enabled us to achieve excellent results. In this challenging year of 2021, we have implemented a wide range of fresh and creative HR initiatives and adopted digital technology to enhance our people’s work performance while also lifting their spirits. This has enabled Generali to stay on track with our business plans and ensure that we continue to provide the best customer service.”

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The results for the awards of the “Vietnam Excellence 2021 Certification Programme” were announced based on three rigorous rounds of selection conducted by Anphabe, the pioneer consulting firm providing Employer Brand and Happy Workforce solutions, from submission appraisal to employee survey, and advisors’ assessment.

In 2020, Generali Vietnam was also listed among “Top 10 Companies with Happy Workforce” based on a survey conducted by Anphabe.

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Established in 1831, Generali Group – one of the largest global insurance and asset management providers from Italy – is present in 50 countries, with a total premium income of €70.7 billion ($81.4 billion) in 2020. With more than 72,000 employees serving 65.9 million customers globally, Generali has a leading position in Europe and an increasingly significant presence in Asia and Latin America.

In Vietnam, after 10 years of operation, Generali Vietnam currently has a nationwide network of more than 70 GenCasa (agency offices) and customer service centres, serving over 400,000 clients.

By Anh Duc

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