Hiring IT Staff in Vietnam? Employee Benefits You Should Know

The hiring demand for IT specialists in Vietnam has almost quadrupled between 2010 and 2020. If you look to hire IT staff, know their employee benefits.

The hiring demand for IT specialists in Vietnam has almost quadrupled between 2010 and 2020.

Among many fields in the IT industry in the country, seven fields have seen the highest hiring demand, they are technical assistance, software development, user experience, and interface, project and product management, data science, and quality assurance and quality control.

Especially during a crisis like this, COVID-19 pandemic, many firms seek to run their operations remotely and thus are boosting the IT specialists’ demand and technology job vacancies.

The fact that IT professional hiring is continuing aggressively is due to the on-going needs across many sectors that have transformed their business digitally, as well as the progressive development of Vietnam’s IT industry.

Having an appealing and competitive package of employee benefits in place is important to attract the best candidates for hiring in Vietnam, especially in the IT sector.

No matter how great your business idea is, your business will fall way behind if you are not able to find the right talent to grow your business due to the lackluster employee benefits.

A compelling employee benefits package can pay off in the long run for your hiring in Vietnam.

However, it doesn’t mean that you should include all benefits that your competitors are providing now.

Instead, you should emphasise on those you can truly offer and deliver them as promised.

Many organisations still struggle with coming up with the best benefits they can offer to their employees, particularly when they want to strike a balance between company expenses and employee satisfaction.

In this article, we will provide you some tips regarding the common benefits that IT companies offer for hiring in Vietnam.

Hiring IT Staff in Vietnam

General Employee Benefits in IT Sector

First off, most IT companies in Vietnam have the following basic employee benefits as they are relatively easy to adopt:

  • Adaptable work schedules
  • Flexible dress code at work
  • Extra annual leaves
  • Health insurance that also includes coverage of their family members
  • Small gifts during occasions such as birthdays and New Years
  • English classes provision, gym memberships or other support for hobbies

Attractive and Substantial Employee Benefits

Companies may have to give more thought to benefits under this category as they are more costly and more complex to implement, as compared with the general benefits.

However, they are still very common as part of the attractive benefits package to attract talented IT professionals:

  • Annual company trips
  • Personal and career development programs
  • Team building activities
  • Premium workspace
  • Supportive, dynamic and friendly work environment
  • Training and international traveling opportunities
  • English-speaking environment
  • Opportunities to work with international clients with intriguing projects

Employee Benefits Appreciated by Staff

Your employee will appreciate your company more if you have the benefits they wish for as well:

  • Competitive and generous salary
  • Annual bonus and rewards
  • Flexible working hours and work-life balance
  • Career growth and promotion opportunities
  • Convenient work location

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