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The HR director of a leading technology firm in Vietnam says that his company needs to hire 200 high-quality technicians in 2022, but has   only been able to hire 50 within a six month period.

56% of workers get pay rise in 2022

Of 60,000 workers from 500 enterprises surveyed, 56 percent said they will get a pay rise in 2022.

Labour shortage looms as year-end approaches

Seasonal workers are often in demand during the year-end, but many companies are saying they struggle to find skilled workers.

Vietnam needs to improve human resources in digital age: World Bank

To reach the goal of becoming a high-income country by 2045, Vietnam needs to quickly improve the quality and quantity of its human resources.

Vietnam needs highly skilled labour force to compete

The vocational training system of Vietnam needs reforming to create highly-skilled human resources that meet the requirements of the labour market in increasingly integrated international market, experts said.

Regional linkages needed to boost growth in north, central-coastal region

After 18 years of implementing Resolution 39 on socio-economic development and national defence-security in the northern and central coastal areas, the regional economy grew by 7.3 percent in 2005-2020.

Survey finds Vietnamese workers have poor English language skills

Thirty percent of surveyed businesses have fewer than 10 percent of workers with sufficient English skills, which is considered a serious problem in the labor market.

What’s the future for the southeastern region?

Tran Dinh Thien, a respected economist, believes that if Vietnam can exploit its potential, it will be a big player in the world’s energy map in the future.

VN ranks fourth in Southeast Asia in average height

Vietnamese are the fourth tallest people in Southeast Asia, only after Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia, thanks to improvements in maternal and child nutrition, heard a workshop held by the Ministry of Health in Hanoi.

Vietnam must not settle for “world factory” status

Vietnam must move forward unless it wants to be saddled with the status of the “world’s factory”, heard a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on July 28.

Vietnam’s human resources and the fear of missing opportunities

The lack of many highly qualified human resources leads to low labor productivity, hindrances for production expansion, and meeting of customer demands, affecting overall business results.

Inspection finds problems in scientific research programs, workforce quality questioned

Government inspectors have found many problems in master’s and doctoral programs at the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS).

Employers report steady and strong hiring outlook for H1

International and local employers in various sectors across Vietnam are expecting a boost in hiring in the first two quarters of 2022 as the economy is gradually recovering,

More Vietnamese intellectual employees opt for freelance work

One of biggest changes is that graduates have opted for working as freelancers. There has also been a shift where people are opting for freelance work rather than full-time roles because of the flexibility it provides. 

Digital transformation and the concerns of human resource disruption

Economic experts say that to have human resources who can adapt to the digital economy, Vietnam must focus on training.

 

Vocational training sector catches up with digital transformation trend

The reform of vocational training in association with digital transformation and information technology application has been defined as an important solution to provide high quality human resources, according to insiders.

IT graduates earn monthly pay of VND30-40 million: report

Vietnam is seriously lacking IT engineers, which explains why many new graduates with good skills and experience find jobs with attractive pay of up to VND30 million ($1,300) a month.

Pandemic fluctuations persist in Vietnamese labour market

The General Statistics Office's report on Vietnam's employment situation over Q1 of 2021 has uncovered the breadth and depth of the pandemic’s effects, despite the impressive work carried out to keep the coronavirus away from its people.

Vietnam seeks to avoid middle-income trap before time runs out and population ages

Vietnam has become richer, but it remains a lower middle-income country facing a risk of being left behind. It aims to become a high-income country by 2045.

Human resources key to success in digital transformation: Deputy PM

High-quality human resources will play a decisive factor in the success of the country’s digital transformation process, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh said at a recent conference held in HCM City.