Update news labor shortage
Vietnam’s tourism has witnessed a strong recovery after the pandemic, receiving nearly 10 million foreign travelers in the first 10 months of the year. However, the industry is facing a serious problem – the lack of highly qualified workers.
Businesses have been struggling to maintain and support their workers as the Lunar New Year approaches.
Many medical workers in the city have quit their jobs, and resignations still continue.
Many businesses are struggling in their effort to switch to digitalization in their workplace.
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.
Many enterprises in Binh Duong province, a major industrial production center, are finding it difficult to recruit thousands of employees.
Every year after the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, many businesses face a serious shortage of workers. Last year, due to the impact of social distancing orders, enterprises struggled with a shortage of labour.
HCMC may face a shortage of some 60,000 workers in the first quarter of next year if the Covid-19 pandemic continues unabated in coming months, according to the municipal Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Experts have warned that workers say they will only return to HCM City after Tet, leaving a labor shortage at many businesses.
As many as 500,000 workers have left the labor market in the last five months, while a high number of workers have left HCM City for their hometowns, resulting in a serious labor shortage.
Tens of thousands of workers have repatriated, leading to a lack of jobs in destinations and of workers at their departure locations.