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Gen Z – the breakthrough generation or the disruptors?

At the Top 50 Best Employers of Choice by Vietnam Students 2020 awards, Anphabe provided exclusive talent insights into Gen Z, the next generation of workers.

Chance emerges for Vietnam's more inclusive growth path: ILO

Despite difficulties brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, an opportunity is emerging for Vietnam to build the foundations of a more inclusive growth path, which leaves no one behind once recovery begins, according to the ILO in Vietnam.

ILO Vietnam willing to help Vietnamese gov’t, employers, workers

Country Director of the ILO Vietnam Chang-Hee Lee has said that ILO Vietnam was ready to help the Vietnamese Government, employers and employees to find suitable jobs as the coronavirus takes its toll on the health and labour markets and the economy.

Floundering service sector threatens mass unemployment

With restaurant and café chains struggling amid COVID-19, thousands of employees in the service sector could lose their jobs. 

Companies hunt for qualified technical workers at year-end period

Usually, in the last months of the year, most companies hunt for well-trained workforce in the fields of technology, electronics, mechanics to meet production demand in the year-end.

The new world of work

Many young Vietnamese have foregone the 9 to 5 routine and chosen to work in alternative types of employment.

Binh Duong: Taiwanese FDI firms struggle to recruit workers

Taiwanese FDI firms in the southern province of Binh Duong reported that they are having troubles recruiting workers, in a meeting with local administration on August 21.

Contemporary traits

Talentnet’s latest research reveals the attitudes of the new breed of managers emerging in the modern world of business.

Production, IT, property firms to boost employment this year

 Employment service provider Adecco Vietnam has forecast recruitment demand will rise sharply in manufacturing, marketing, information technology and real estate sectors this year as these sectors are growing but falling short of labor.

Social News 8/2

 Bach Mai Hospital to remain open during Tet; Food-safety violators will be fined, publicly outed; Measles vaccines aim to ward off outbreaks; Seeds given to provinces hard hit by drought, storms; European scholars share experience in legal transplant

Vietnam hopes POHE can help solve problem of jobless university grads

VietNamNet Bridge – Education experts believe the best solution to the high percentage of unemployed university graduates with bachelor’s degrees is enhancement of the profession oriented higher education (POHE) program.

Japanese invested firms hunting for Vietnamese senior personnel

 VietNamNet Bridge – The demand for Vietnamese senior staff has been soaring amid a wave of Japanese investors flocking to Vietnam to set up their production bases.


Vietnam trade office opens in Milan; Survey suggests an employment increase;Vinamilk tops payout value; Domestic coal inventory reaches 8 million tonnes; Vietnam named Malaysia’s biggest rice supplier

Redundant medium-class managers find it hard to get new jobs

 VietNamNet Bridge – The economic crisis has made a lot of workers redundant. However, medium-class personnel prove to be the biggest sufferers, because it is very difficult for them to find new jobs.

Social Headlines January 25

 HCM City pays $57m in unemployment benefits; Festive blooms stop the traffic; Viet Nam sees increase in ‘vulnerable' workers; Gov’t orders tightened measures to prevent bird flu; Major dredging work underway

Social Headlines December 26

 Honouring President of SOS Children Villages International; Over 4.7 million euro for climate change adaptation; Over 5 million rural workers employed in five years; JICA funds two transport projects

Businesses criticize universities’ training quality

 VietNamNet Bridge – The 150 polled businesses in Hanoi gave 3.05 points when asked to assess the university graduates’ capability to adapt to the works. One is the lowest and five is the highest in the marking scheme.

Thousands of jobs cut in banking sector

 VietNamNet Bridge – Commercial banks have laid off thousands of workers because of the bad business performance.

Vietnamese bachelors lack skills in looking for jobs

 VietNamNet Bridge – A lot of excellent university graduates complain they cannot find jobs. This is not because of the economic recession, but because of the candidates’ lack of necessary skills.

The five “hottest” jobs in Vietnam which can bring huge incomes

Taking care of women who have just had childbirth, taking care of patients, repairing shoes and keeping cars and motorbikes have been listed as the “hottest jobs”.