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In recent weeks, many workers in Ho Chi Minh City have struggled when they were laid off.

Tech job woes not on cards for Vietnam

While some of the world’s top tech firms have taken the grim step of announcing mass lay-offs, Vietnam’s tech enterprises continue to face a serious shortage of personnel.

Tech firms in need of STEM staff

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.

Companies adjusting to rising hybrid workplace sentiment

Hybrid working is gaining traction in Vietnam’s labour market, meaning altered work patterns for the market and considerations over new office functions.

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.

13th month salary is key to entice workers: survey

Based on the responses of 3,000 job seekers and 400 businesses in June, the report "Labor market in 2022 – facts and direction" by Vietnamworks pointed out that 40% of workers do not have a stable job.

Trendy jobs in Vietnam

New and fashionable professions are being pursued by many young people. But not everyone is succeeding.

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.

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.

Industries prepare to upskill the workforce

With the international labour force shifting to younger demographics, demand for upskilling and professional empowerment is on the rise – but some employers are being slow to adapt.

Vietnam moves to strongly integrate into int’l labour market

Vietnam is striving to develop a modern and internationally integrated labour market, considering it a key to a strong connection with the global labour market and ensure the harmonisation of the domestic labour market.

IT industry holds huge recruitment demand

The demand for personnel in the IT sector continues to rise, with an increasingly strong rising recruitment serving post-pandemic business recovery and growth, according to a report on the Vietnamese labour market in the second quarter

Vietnam's recruitment demand bounces back

Vietnam has seen the recovery of rising recruitment demand across various industries despite labour shortages in some specific fields and positions.

Hiring demand in Vietnam’s FMCG forecast to be high in next quarters

Many industries in Vietnam are in need of middle and senior personnel.

New measures made to attract tech talent

Driven by rising tech acceleration, foreign-invested manufacturers in Vietnam are facing challenges in hiring the needed talent for growth, with digital skills being among the highest demands.

Technology workers in high demand

Expansion of projects and new investment in the technology sector by foreign investors to meet rising demand for business digitalization are expected to fuel a tech jobs boom.

Labor market: higher unemployment risk for the better educated

The Covid-19 pandemic caused turbulence in the labor market in Vietnam in 2021.

Labour market recovery looks toward flexible, safe adaptation

Although it is put under control, the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has hit all aspects of the social life, seriously affecting businesses and people.

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,

Some 1.3 million Vietnamese workers to lose jobs in 2022: ILO

The International Labor Organization has downgraded its forecast for the recovery of Vietnam’s labor market in 2022, predicting the number of unemployed laborers in the nation in 2022 to be some 1.3 million, compared to nearly 1.2 million in 2021.