Update news recruitment

Hiring is booming in Hanoi and labor demand keeps rising.

Recruitment demand soars in textile & garment, IT sectors

The effectiveness of free trade agreements, especially the EU– Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, has helped to increase export orders for textile and garment enterprises in Vietnam, 

A nod to the history of IT in Vietnam

A 25sq.m room in a busy residential area in Hanoi owned by a 70-something researcher serves as a museum offering a close look at the history of information technology (IT) in Vietnam.

Labour demand rises in some industries, drops in others in first quarter

While many workers in several industries in HCM City lost jobs in the first quarter amid the COVID-19 pandemic, recruitment demand in other fields rose.

Rumours swirl Apple could be set to open a factory in Vietnam

Tech giant Apple of the United States has been stepping up recruitment for a number of positions in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, raising the possibility that they are seeking to set up a factory in Vietnam.

Recruitment in tech sector grows with digital transformation

A survey on salary by Robert Walters said that recruitment in Vietnam posted growth last year.

High-tech manufacturing sector tops recruitment in 3rd quarter

High-tech manufacturing was the top sector in terms of demand for senior managers in the third quarter, according to executive search firm Navigos Search.

Campus interviews becoming popular method of recruitment in Vietnam

Many universities in the country are tying up with the corporate sector to organise campus interviews for their students.


Performance-based pay to improve productivity, innovation

 VietNamNet Bridge – Dr Do Duc Dinh, from the Ha Noi Institute for Socio Economic Studies, speaks to Khoa hoc & Doi song newspaper on performance-based pay.

Officials to be held responsible for job applicants' performance

 VietNamNet Bridge – State-run agency heads who introduce Government job applicants to the recruitment process must also take responsibility for the candidates' work ability after they pass the required tests,

Gender discrimination prevalent in recruitment

 VietNamNet Bridge – In Viet Nam, gender-based discrimination remains common in private sector recruitment, though it has been improved in work environments and promotion opportunities,

Violations found in Industry and Trade Ministry's recruitment

VietNamNet Bridge – Officials who passed the entry test to work in the Competition Administration Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) in 2013 may be fired for cheating on the test.

Companies face shortage of qualified senior personnel

 VietNamNet Bridge – The competition among businesses for senior personnel has become fierce.

Transport Ministry to continue recruiting officials through exams

 VietNamNet Bridge – This fourth quarter, the Ministry of Transport will continue organizing contests to choose heads of the departments of transportation, road safety and inland waterways, says Minister Dinh La Thang.

Banks tending to recruit more former officials

 VietNamNet Bridge – More and more former high-ranking state officials have become employees of commercial banks after their retirement.

Workers warned of overseas work risks

 VietNamNet Bridge – Three years ago, Tong Thi Oanh, now 36, a resident of the northern province of Thanh Hoa decided to leave her husband and two children to go to work in Malaysia, hoping to create a better life for them.

State-owned school mushrooming blamed for the death of non-state schools

 VietNamNet Bridge – More and more state-owned universities have been established in recent years, which have deprived non-state schools of their students.

Four officials to race for VN Road Administration’s chief position

 VietNamNet Bridge - Four candidates have registered for the exams, scheduled on April 4, to be recruited as head of the Vietnam Road Administration, the first-ever exams of this kind in Vietnam.

HCM City alters hiring of public officials

 VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City People's Committee recently approved a plan to reform the mechanism for recruiting departmental leaders and holders of positions of the same levels in public organisations and agencies.

HCM City to choose government officials through contests

 VietNamNet Bridge - HCM City People's Committee has approved a plan on organizing contests to select heads and vice heads of departments of the municipal and district-level agencies in order to choose qualified officials.