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Companies in Dong Nai, HCM City face staff shortage

The number of foreign companies and corporations choosing Vietnam for investment and production has increased strongly in recent years but their recruitment of staff has faced problems, according to labour departments and centres.

High demand for skilled workers

Dao Quang Vinh, Director of the Institute of Labour and Social Affairs under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, talks on challenges and opportunities  presented to Vietnamese working people by Industry 4.0.

Shortage of skilled workers a big challenge for Vietnam

The lack of skilled workers is a big challenge to enterprises globally, including Vietnam.

High demand for skilled workers

Truong Anh Dung, Deputy Director General of the General Department of Vocational Training, under the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs, talks to Economic and Urban Affairs newspaper on the high demand for skilled workers.

HCM City needs 148,000 skilled workers

 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City needs 148,000 skilled employees in key sectors this year, according to authorities.

Labour force: mismatch between supply and demand

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has abundant labour resources but many enterprises in the country say they cannot recruit a sufficient number of skilled workers, and as a result, cannot expand production activities. 

Low labor cost no more an advantage

Vu Tien Loc, Chairman of the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, talks to the newspaper Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam about the high demand for skilled workers to meet new requirements of national economic development.

Vietnamese goods lose ground in regional market

VietNamNet Bridge - Many Vietnamese-made products have become inferior to imports, while others cannot penetrate regional markets.

How does Brexit impact VN?

 VietNamNet Bridge – Britain’s exit from the EU should make ASEAN members think about the ramifications of the free movement of skilled workers, a senior economist has said.

Employers fill gap in workforce training

VietNamNet Bridge – As foreign companies continue to face a shortage of skilled employees, redressing the issue of practical education and training has become a pressing concern for the country as well as for many big investors here. 

AEC spells vast opportunities for skilled workers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Workers in Vietnam will face much stiffer competition from regional peers given the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) allowing for freer movement of labour within the region.

AEC entices German firms

VietNamNet Bridge – More than a week after the ASEAN Economic Community was officially established, Marko Walde, chief representative of German Industry and Commerce Vietnam and chairman of the German-ASEAN Chamber Network,

Wheelchair-bound woman creates jobs

VietNamNet Bridge – Despite contracting polio at a young age, Vu Thi Kim Hoa, now 52, has overcome her trials and tribulations through her career in knitting – a very common career path for women in her area in the ‘80s.

HCM City seeks more skilled workers to fill employment gap

 VietNamNet Bridge – Of the 25,000 positions HCM City needs to fill in June, 35 per cent require manual labourers and 65 per cent skilled workers with training at vocational schools, colleges or universities.

Vietnam seen becoming base for global manufacturers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Experts and investors at a conference in HCMC on May 25 said Vietnam is poised to become a major base for manufacturers around the world.

Vietnam less attractive to foreign F&B investors

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has grown less attractive to foreign investors in the food and beverage (F&B) sector than other regional countries including Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines,

Mekong searches for skilled workers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta provinces are experiencing a shortage of skilled workers, forcing many enterprises to reduce their operations.

VN lags behind in R&D growth

 VietNamNet Bridge – R&D firms need sound business strategies and more skilled researchers to overcome current challenges,

TPP success depends on respect for commitments

VietNamNet Bridge – The latest round of Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement negotiations are underway, running from September 1-10 in Hanoi, and negotiators expect major breakthroughs,

EPZs pledge to help foreign firms

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi's industrial parks and export processing zones will co-ordinate closely with relevant bodies, to help foreign direct investment firms in dealing with export and import procedures.