Nevertheless, it should be admitted that the 13th month pay for workers, who may come to the thousands, is a financial burden for many enterprises. Therefore, Nhung advised that employers should frankly discuss with their employees the way to calculate the total income, how to distribute the income and the method and time of payment so that the two sides could reach agreement and understanding. This way, enterprises can ease the burden for year-end expenses, and spread the income payment evenly throughout the year or during less sensitive time, while they can still motivate and retain employees as well as ensure stable business and production. “Some businesses even offer performance rewards in April, or a few months after Tet,” Nhung added. … [Read more...] about The Tet bonus woes
Rewarding good attendance at work
The minister voiced concerns if there is a way to facilitate digital the transformation process as it would be extremely time-consuming if digital transmission was carried out by each organization, business, or family household on a case-by-case basis. As a result, Minister Hung suggested a breakthrough by creating digital platforms at the disposal of all groups, so that everyone can work in the digital environment, … [Read more...] about A strong Vietnam by virtue of digital technology
A recent study of the Mai Huong Daycare Psychiatric Hospital conducted on more than 1,200 students in primary and junior secondary schools in Hanoi showed nearly 19.4 per cent of them had psychological problems, with studying pressure often cited as a contributing factor. … [Read more...] about High time we made the effort to understand children
In order to help firms from both sides to seize these opportunities for future co-operation, Thuy believes that the two nations should speed up negotiations when it comes to the signing of co-operative agreements in the field of banking, tourism, and customs, whilst both sides should continue to exchange high-level visits to boost trade, investment, and labour export activities in the near future. … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Romania seek to bolster economic ties
The rat (I mean mouse…) goes first in the zodiac 12-year cycle as we start the third decade of the 21st century. I hope that’s significant in a good way! Although most of us don’t believe in horoscopes and even less in Eastern zodiac horoscopes it’s still fun to check them out, so in case you’re wondering and you happen to know your Vietnamese birth year – here’s a quick rundown. … [Read more...] about Happy Lunar New Year from Vietnam!