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+

years of experience

ISO27001

ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified

offices across S.E.A

MNCs & local companies clients

Establishment

Originating from the Human Resources Services unit of PricewaterhouseCoopers Vietnam, Talentnet was founded with the mission to ‘make a difference in the lives of every employee and business.

Establishment

2007

Strategic partnership with Mercer

Mercer is the world leader in Remuneration & Human Resources Surveys with 80+ years of experience. Its mission is to build brighter futures by redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being.

Strategic partnership with Mercer

2008

Strategic partnership with ADP streamline

About ADP (NASDAQ – ADP): Designing better ways to work through cutting-edge products, premium services, and exceptional experiences that enable people to reach their full potential. HR, Talent, Benefits, Payroll, and Compliance are informed by data and designed for people.
Learn more at www.ADP.com
Talentnet is proud to be a local payroll partner of ADP in Vietnam.

ADP, the ADP logo, and Always Designing for People are trademarks of ADP, Inc. Copyright (C) 2020 ADP, Inc. All rights reserved.
ADP and the ADP logo are registered trademarks of ADP, Inc. All other marks are the property of their respective owners. Copyright (C) 2020 ADP, Inc.

Strategic partnership with ADP streamline

2010

HCMC Excellent entrepreneur 2012 award

Ms. Tieu Yen Trinh – CEO of Talentnet Corporation was honored as the Excellent entrepreneur of Ho Chi Minh City by HCMC People’s Committee.

HCMC Excellent entrepreneur 2012 award

2012

Vietnam Excellent brand 2013 award

Initiated by the Vietnam Economic Times group in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Award honours domestic companies that meet 7 strict criteria including leadership competence, service quality, innovation, human capital management, branding, sustainability, and business performance.

Vietnam Excellent brand 2013 award

2013

Vietnam HR awards & HCMC Excellent entrepreneur 2014 launching

Vietnam HR awards is the first award for HR strategies in Vietnam, initiated and organized by Talentnet & the Labour and Social Affairs newspaper. The awards have become well-regarded by the business community and HR insiders as a venue for enterprises to share their success stories in HR management.

Ms. Tieu Yen Trinh – CEO of Talentnet Corporation was honored as the Excellent entrepreneur of Ho Chi Minh City by HCMC People’s Committee for 02 consecutive times.

Vietnam HR awards & HCMC Excellent entrepreneur 2014 launching

2014

Vietnam HR awards forum launching

Vietnam HR Awards forum is considered one of the most senior gatherings of HR professionals in Vietnam which is designed to bring updated insights and tools that executives, managers, and HR professionals need to uplift human capital strategies and drive sustainable growth.

Vietnam HR awards forum launching

2015

HCM Excellent entrepreneur 2016 award

Ms. Tieu Yen Trinh – CEO of Talentnet Corporation was honored as the Excellent entrepreneur of Ho Chi Minh City by HCMC People’s Committee for 03 consecutive times.

HCM Excellent entrepreneur 2016 award

2016

Viet Human Capital Management Institute (Viet HCMI) launching

Talentnet partnered with the most professional HR training organizations in the world, which are SHRI, CIPD, and Singapore Management University to establish Viet HCMI – the first-ever training institute in Vietnam based on practical models for HR managers and professionals.

Viet Human Capital Management Institute (Viet HCMI) launching

2017

Brand refreshment

Talentnet introduced the new brand identity to celebrate 10 years of establishment and welcome a new business chapter – becoming the most preferred strategic human capital partner by providing g-local TOTAL HR Solutions to enhance our clients’ competitive advantages.

Brand refreshment

2018

Vietnam HR awards – Special edition

Talentnet launched the special edition of prestigious Vietnam HR awards under the theme “Win the Unplanned” to honor responsive human capital strategies in the special context of the global pandemic Covid-19. The 2020 Award had only 01 category named “Responsive Human Capital Initiative”.

Vietnam HR awards - Special edition

2020

Vietnam HR outsourcing conference launching & strategic partnership with Dragon Capital

Recognizing the increasing need for HR outsourcing, Talentnet initiated Vietnam HR Outsourcing Conference – the first-ever and biggest gathering about HR outsourcing solutions in Vietnam to introduce and discuss new outsourcing models to enhance the total people strategy for businesses to thrive in the new era.

Talentnet becomes the partner of Dragon Capital to market its pension program in the Vietnam market. Dragon Capital Group is the longest-established, independent, fund manager based in the capital markets of Vietnam.

Vietnam HR outsourcing conference launching & strategic partnership with Dragon Capital

2022

The Makeover launching

The Makeover is a 2-day transformation summit, a regional hub for HR enthusiasts, visionary business leaders, and world-famous change experts to share their impactful changemaking stories. At the first time organized, The Makeover welcomed more than 1,000 guests from nearly 20 industries, making it one of the hottest professional gathering in Vietnam for those pushing the boundaries of success.

The Makeover launching

2023

New offices in Cambodia and Singapore

2024 marked a bold chapter for us as we officially set our first footprint in the dynamic markets of Cambodia and Singapore. With this strategic expansion, we bring our HR solutions & expertise to empower businesses across Southeast Asia, committing to foster a stronger professional community in the region.

New offices in Cambodia and Singapore

2024

Our values

Striving for excellence
01

Striving for excellence

By committed to the improvement-everyday mindset, we want to bring the highest satisfaction to our strong portfolio of more than 1000 clients on daily basis.
Human-centric
02

Human-centric

We put people first in everything we do. We don’t serve clients, we serve people.
Agility
03

Agility

We have a passion to move quickly in a collaborative way and to help our clients stay nimble, responsive, adaptable & resilient in volatility.
Partnership
04

Partnership

We listen and extend our trust, respect, and support in all interactions with partners to direct collective energy at winning.
Entrepreneurship
05

Entrepreneurship

We always grasp opportunities, constantly reinvent ourselves, evolve, and take calculated risks to grow our business far ahead.

Our global partners

Executive team
Ms. Tiêu Yến Trinh

Ms. Tiêu Yến Trinh

Founder & CEO
Right strategy empowers people to contribute. And contribution leads to growth.

“Act locally, think globally” is the guideline and philosophy that Ms. Tieu Yen Trinh, the founder and CEO of Talentnet Corporation has constantly followed over the decade since the establishment of Talentnet after separating from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in 2007.

Being an entrepreneur with a bold vision and charismatic leadership style, she has led Talentnet successfully in cooperation with Mercer and ADP Streamline. Her experience in advisory Boards and C-Suite has helped build human capital agenda and strategies on many levels with an unparalleled depth of understanding of the Vietnamese labor market. This has resulted in strong relationships with top HR professionals, industry leaders, and other key contacts within this field. One of the biggest milestones in her life was when she founded Vietnam HR Awards in 2014 – where the best HR strategies and practices are comprehensively evaluated and awarded.

2019 marks her significant milestone by being in the top 10 of the Red Star Awards – celebrating excellent young entrepreneurs nationwide for marvelous business success and contribution to social activities. In early 2020, she was listed as an Outstanding self-made leader by Forbes Vietnam.

Ms. Trinh is currently the Vice President of Hawee (HCMC Association for Women Executives & Entrepreneurs) and VNHR (Vietnam Human Resources Association), a member of AHDO (ASEAN Human Development Organization), and a member of the Advisory Board of SMU Singapore.

Executive team
Ms. Nguyễn Thị Thanh Hương

Ms. Nguyễn Thị Thanh Hương

Deputy CEO
We commit to delivering services with a comprehensive strategy and a robust business mindset.

Ms. Thanh Huong took the key role in setting up Talentnet’s Human-Capital Solutions. Her strong and insightful knowledge of the local Labour Code; Payroll trends, HRIS, HR Operation, Rewards strategies, and workforce planning help her provide efficient, cost-effective, and legally compliant solutions and excellent services to her distinguished clients in various industries.

Since 2018, Ms. Huong has been serving also as the Deputy CEO of Talentnet, overseeing Corporate’s strategic objectives and goals.

With her expertise in taxes, labor codes, insurance, and payroll services in Vietnam labour market, she has led many projects related to HR restructuring, HR operation, HR assessment, and rewards optimization. She is also the guest speaker for many foreign & local events about HR strategy development.

Work history:
– 2021 – now: Deputy CEO and Human Capital Solutions Services Director
– 2018 – 2021: Deputy CEO and Payroll & HR Capital Solutions Services Director
– 2007 – 2018: Payroll & HR Outsourcing Services Director

Executive team
Mr. Andree Mangels

Mr. Andree Mangels

Deputy CEO, Head of Growth – Vietnam and International Market​
Growth extends beyond business expansion or market dominance. It encompasses developing people, advancing business, and leaving a legacy for community.

Mr. Andree Mangels began his career in the HR services industry in 2006, three years after arriving in Asia. From being a recruitment consultant to leadership positions, he has contributed to and led the success of various HR services firms.

Mr. Andree takes pride in providing high quality services and tailor-made innovative HR solutions that help his clients succeed in their respective markets.

As a certified coach and strong believer in Emotional Intelligence (EQ) leadership, he is passionate about growing and developing winning teams, nurturing talents and creating work happiness, with the result of strong business results.

Executive team
Ms. Lý Ngọc Trân

Ms. Lý Ngọc Trân

HR Outsourcing Services Director
Outsourcing is no longer an option, it’s a must for businesses to sustain and thrive in this rapidly-changing world.

Ms. Ngoc Tran is accountable for leading the growth of Talentnet’s HR Outsourcing Services and the day-to-day management of professional and effective service delivery.

She is fluent in labour & workforce-leasing regulations, and best practices of outsourcing solutions in Vietnam market with more than 20 years of experience. Her strong and insightful knowledge about business set-up, human capital management, HR outsourcing service, HR activities, and workforce management helps her provide efficient, cost-effective, well-tailored, comprehensive outsourcing solutions and excellent services to clients in various industries.

Ms. Ngoc Tran is also known as a guest speaker for events about human capital management, workforce development, HR outsourcing solutions.

Executive team
Ms. Paula Nicolas

Ms. Paula Nicolas

Cambodia Country Head

With more than 20 years of a professional versatile background across regions and industries as an HR and recruitment expert, Ms. Paula Nicolas has equipped herself with a unique perspective and comprehensive skill set. She holds a bachelor’s degree in law and a master’s degree in human capital strategy and organization.

Paula has a proven track record of success in Asia Pacific for 14 years. She has played a pivotal role in starting up two financial services companies. In addition, as HR Consulting Managing Partner at a local HR services firm, she oversaw human resources projects, including rewards, employer branding, creating compelling employee value propositions, HR audits, employee satisfaction and engagement surveys.

Before joining Talentnet, Ms. Paula was also the Head of HR for a legal and tax company with branches in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Indonesia. Previously, she spent 4 years working at two global investment banks in Hong Kong as an executive search expert in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. Her exceptional ability to identify top talent and streamline recruitment processes contributed to the success of these financial institutions.
Paula started her career in London where she lived for 10 years. She specialized in professional services, healthcare, and financial services, which allowed her to connect top-tier candidates with leading organizations.

Executive team
Ms. Nguyễn Thị An Hà

Ms. Nguyễn Thị An Hà

Marketing & Strategic Partnership Director
The true strength of a business comes from being insight-driven, which enables businesses to provide acute solutions for their clients.

Graduated from Foreign Trade University with a high-achieving ranking in top 3 of the school, Ms. Ha Nguyen has shown her strong can-do spirit together with an entrepreneurship mindset thanks to some honour national and provincial prizes during her university time.

While most of her peers nail their career paths at big and foreign corporates, Ms. Ha Nguyen has found her intensive desire in serving the growth of local companies after her first few years working at several MNCs. “Why not Vietnam?” has become her motto to serve her inner call of making the made-in-Vietnam brand as premium as the foreign ones.

In 2007, Ms. Ha Nguyen together with some colleagues set up the very first Vietnamese company in the HR consulting industry – Talentnet, which is now a leading professional services provider in the market. Embarking on the branding journey for nearly 20 years, she presents herself as an innovative yet result-driven branding strategist with an endless desire to contribute to the new image of marketing for B2B in the professional services sector in Vietnam.
Being the youngest BOD member of the company, Ms. Ha Nguyen is now in charge of not only the branding direction but also strategic transformation projects. She is the initiator of Vietnam HR Awards, the most prestigious HR award for the leading companies in Vietnam and got herself the regional silver award in Best Use of Relationship Marketing B2B, Southeast Asia Market.

Executive team
Mr. Phạm Thái Dương

Mr. Phạm Thái Dương

Head of Technology Strategy & Digital Transformation
Technology is not just about automating tasks; they are about amplifying human potential and transcending boundaries.

Mr. Pham Thai Duong is the leader of Technology Strategy & Digital Transformation at Talentnet Corporation with the mission to shape the future, one byte at a time. He takes the lead as the guardian of data through the Data Privacy Committee, championing impeccable IT governance and ensuring the information security is top-tier.

His relentless drive is to create a “One Single Source of Truth” for the business dashboards, a groundbreaking feat that paves the way for a holistic business ecosystem. With an endless passion in cultivating exceptional technology teams, he has handpicked and nurtured high-performing squads that don’t just meet expectations; they surpass them.
Before Talentnet, he led a game-changing loyalty platform where he orchestrated multiple projects that elevated business solutions and enhanced client experiences.

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