Latest News about unemployment rate
Covid-19 has upset businesses’ recruitment and workers’ job application plans.
As many enterprises are considering laying off workers, the unemployment rate is expected to rise in the time to come.
Every time a new coronavirus infection case is uncovered, Ngoc, 26, and her colleagues feel worried about who will be the next worker laid off.
Employers all say Vietnamese university graduates are weak at soft skills, while schools have been blamed for not equipping their students with these skills.
The number of unemployed workers with bachelor’s degree is four times higher than the number of unemployed workers who have graduated from junior college and intermediate school.
M&A has been and will continue to be the major investment trend in Vietnam’s educational sector in the time to come, according to Troy Griffiths, deputy CEO of Savills Vietnam.
Between 70 and 80 percent of the unemployed are junior college (3-year training) or university (4-5 year training) graduates.
More than 100,000 bachelor’s degree graduates cannot find jobs, according to the latest labor bulletin.
Many school graduates cannot find jobs, and enterprises complain they cannot find suitable workers or have to retrain them.
Economists have voiced their disappointment about the draft of the amended labor code, saying that the competitiveness of the national economy will weaken because of rigid regulations on extra working hours and wages.
Doan Mau Diep, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, speaks to the Tiền Phong (Vanguard) newspaper about how Vietnam will revise the retirement age for workers or State employees.