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HCM City needs about 80,000 labourers in Q1

Around 80,000 workers are needed in Ho Chi Minh City for the first quarter of this year, according to the HCM City Human Resources Forecast and Labour Market Information (FALMI) Centre.

Vietnam's educational sector to see more M&A deals

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.

In Vietnam, unemployment rate among higher education graduates is higher than others

Between 70 and 80 percent of the unemployed are junior college (3-year training) or university (4-5 year training) graduates.

Businesses and schools struggle to cooperate in training programs

VietNamNet Bridge - Some businesses and IT schools are cooperating on a voluntary basis or through agreements, but there is no clear policy that would allow them to work together to produce high quality staff.

VN plans to send unemployed university graduates to Japan

Vietnamese are the second largest community of expat workers in Japan, which employs 1.28 million foreign workers, just after China. 

Experts warn of ‘startup chaos’ in Vietnam

Nguyen Huu Thai Hoa, chair of the board of directors of IBosses Program in Vietnam, at the launch ceremony of the Vietnamese version of the book ‘IBosses – The Rise of Gen Y entrepreneurs’ commented that Vietnam is in ‘startup chaos’.

Graduates' jobless rate due to low qualifications, high expectations

VietNamNet Bridge - Many new graduates are too demanding, are hesitant to work overtime, and lack soft skills and foreign language skills, recruiters say.

Bachelor’s degree graduates rush to vocational schools

Many graduates with bachelor’s are attending vocational schools because they have been unable to find jobs. 

Companies to pay $2,000 a month to new university graduates

VietNamNet Bridge - Some Vietnamese companies have confirmed they are willing to offer monthly pay of $2,000 to new university graduates.

Students lose money after taking courses on how to get rich

VietNamNet Bridge -  As the number of enrichment training classes have been increasing, class organisers are making big profits. But students are losing money.

Universities produce bachelor's degree candidates to businesses’ orders

VietNamNet Bridge - About 400,000 students finish universities every year, but most of them cannot satisfy employers and they need to undergo retraining at their place of work. 

University graduates have higher jobless rate than untrained workers

Official reports show the percentage of unemployed young people in urban areas is higher than in rural areas and the proportion of unemployed workers with bachelor’s degree or other higher education degrees is higher than untrained workers.

Graduates should take what they can get: official

VietNamNet Bridge – Vu Thi Thanh Lieu, deputy director of the Ha Noi Centre for Employment Service, spoke to Kinh te & Do thi newspaper about college graduates struggling to find employment.

Many MA, bachelor degree graduates remain unemployed

VietNamNet Bridge - Nearly 200,000 workers with bachelor’s and master’s degree were unemployed as of the end of the second quarter of the year, as shown in MOLISA’s latest bulletin.

225,000 university graduates unemployed as there are too many schools

VietNamNet Bridge - Ten years ago, experts warned about the oversupply of workers with bachelor’s degrees but their admonitions were ignored. 

Unemployment continues to rise for university graduates

 VietNamNet Bridge – As the unemployment rates of graduates keep rising, officials are blaming unbalanced training courses and the low quality of graduates.

Low enrollment a problem for Vietnamese universities

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Thi Kim Phung, acting director of the Higher Education and Training Department, spoke to Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper about recruiting new students.

Commune officials advance in their careers with counterfeit degrees

VietNamNet Bridge - Local government officials have recently been found using counterfeit secondary and high school degrees.

Unemployed university graduates beg for jobs

A young man, introducing himself as a new university graduate and a young father who needs money to buy milk for child, was seen standing on a Hanoi street with a board in his hands, showing that he wanted a job.

University students unhappy about career path

VietNamNet Bridge - Many students are unhappy even though they have successfully enrolled in universities, because they have to follow subjects of learning for which they have no passion.