Shinhan Finance named among the best companies to work for in Asia for the second time

November 08, 2021 | 17:10
Shinhan Vietnam Finance Company Limited (Shinhan Finance) has once again been recognised as one of the “Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2021” by HR Asia – the region’s most authoritative publication for senior human resources professionals. This is the second year in a row the company has achieved the award.

This award is truly recognition of the great efforts to build an ideal working environment at Shinhan Finance during the last time.

“At Shinhan Finance, people are our greatest asset. As we strive as “The Best Sustainability Development Company in Vietnam” and “Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards”, we believe that talent management, career development and staff engagement, as well as cultivating a safe, innovative and inclusive workplace are key to building a sustainable company," said Oh Taejoon, Shinhan Finance's general director. “Shinhan Finance provides a unique “Second Home Sweet Office” and corporate culture that embraces mutual respect and ownership. With the COVID-19 pandemic, we are doubling down to ensure the safety and well-being of our employees and creating new ways to engage staff while working from home. As we strive to be an employer of choice, we are pleased that our efforts have been recognised and are honored that Shinhan Finance has once again been named one of Best companies to work for in Asia.”

Shinhan Finance always tries to create a work-life balance by organising life-care activities for employees such as Yoga Club, football, jogging, among others for its employees to maintain good mental and physical health while sharing sessions and workshops are promoted with many interesting topics on soft skills, healthcare from experts in related fields or sometimes, by senior management level, attractive compensation and benefits as well as healthcare services for employees and their families.

Especially, Shinhan Finance accompanies with employees through the challenge time of the COVID-19 pandemic by cooperating with trade unions and other human resources suppliers to implement a special policy in order to support F0/F1 employees during isolation and treatment.

Shinhan Finance is known as the “Second Home Sweet Office” where organizes many employee engagement activities
Shinhan Finance is known as the “Second Home Sweet Office” which organises many employees engagement activities

The company also invests significantly in the training and development of our employees by equipping them with necessary knowledge and skills to serve customers in the best way as well as having the opportunity to be promoted and develop their future career development through organising a series of internal training courses, library for book exchange, sponsorship for foreign languages and professional certificates.

Employee engagement is also identified as one of the top business priorities. As such, an Employee Engagement Survey is regularly conducted to get employees’ input and feedbacks to build Shinhan Finance a great place to work.

Shinhan Finance named among best companies to work for in Asia for second time
Shinhan Finance always focuses on investing in training and developing the employees (training course in March 2021)

HR Asia’s Best Companies to Work for in Asia Awards recognises companies that have shown world-class employee engagement and workplace excellence, while displaying demonstrable empathy and care for their employees.

The award is Asia’s largest, covering over 300,000 employees across 11 markets. Employees rate their employers using the proprietary Total Engagement Assessment Model (TEAM) survey, which covers collective consciousness, workplace sentiment, and team dynamics. This year, the result is based on the survey responses of approximately 30.000 employees from 581 companies and HR experts’ assessments in Vietnam.

In the coming time, Shinhan Finance will continue its efforts to create a working environment with many opportunities for career advancement and comprehensive training and development policies to make every employee proud to be a member of the company.

Shinhan Finance named among best companies to work for in Asia for second time
Oh Taejoon, general director of Shinhan Finance receives the HR Asia Award 2021

By Mai Dang

What the stars mean:

★ Poor ★ ★ Promising ★★★ Good ★★★★ Very good ★★★★★ Exceptional