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Informal workers yet to participate in social insurance due to low incomes

Phi Duy Phong has been working as an informal worker in the craft village of Chang Son Commune, Thach That District, Hanoi for decades, but he has never participated in any form of insurance.

Hi-tech human resources still need further capacity improvement

Vietnamese workers hold numerous opportunities in the high-tech labour market, but stronger efforts are still needed to improve their skills to meet employers’ demand.

Youth unemployment rate remains high

The labour market is gradually returning to normal development trends seen before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).

Not many in VN feel sense of job fulfillment: survey

Having a sense of purpose at work matters to people in Vietnam, but not many are feeling a sense of fulfillment at work, a survey has found.

Vietnam becomes more attractive to foreign workers

Vietnam is attracting many workers from countries around the world.

Vietnam tops Asia-Pacific in workplace wellness, study finds

Workplace well-being is on an “upward trajectory” throughout Asia-Pacific, with Vietnam (65.09) leading the region, according to a recent study by Asia's largest mental health care company Intellect.

Gen-Z workers driven by career advancement and work environment

As Gen Z, born between the late 1990s and early 2010s, look to build their careers, opportunities for advancement and a suitable work environment are top of mind.

Da Nang firms face labour shortages

Businesses in the central city of Danang have faced difficulties in attracting new workers despite higher salaries.

Job hunt challenges for experienced workers over 40

In industrial hubs and export zones, for instance, there’s a preference for young, fit workers with basic qualifications, particularly for roles on production lines.

Job training necessary for young workers

Addressing challenges faced by young workers, it is widely acknowledged that low skills pose a significant hurdle for Vietnamese youth in the job market.

Vietnam's labor market soars with 51.7 million employed in Q1

Vietnam's labor market is anticipated to exhibit positive signs of recovery in 2024, although it may not fully revert to pre-Covid-19 levels.

VN labour market set for recovery in 2024

Vietnam’s job market is poised to bounce back in 2024, driven by better purchasing power that is sparked by a recovery in private investment and wage reform, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

When young people work as motorbike taxi drivers

The latest report of the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) shows that one out of 10 young people is unemployed and that they are three more times likely to lose their job than older workers.

Up to 120,000 job vacancies available in Hanoi in Q1/2024

Enterprises in Hanoi need to recruit from 100,000-120,000 workers in the first quarter of 2024.

Vietnamese labourers’ average income up 6.9% in 2023

The monthly average income of Vietnamese labourers in 2023 reached 7.1 million VND (over 291 USD) per person, up 6.9% compared to 2022, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

AI expected to lead to new kinds of jobs in labor market

Experts have predicted the appearance of a number of new occupations in 2024, especially ones related to AI, digital technology, data processing, content creation on digital platforms, and business analysis.

Manpower training crucial for foreign investment attraction

As foreign-invested businesses always need high-quality human resources to apply new technologies, training skilled manpower is believed to help Vietnam attract more foreign investment.

Improving labour productivity remains a key focus in VN’s development

Vietnam strives to be among the top three countries in Southeast Asia in terms of labour productivity growth.

Employment numbers rise but labour market quality yet to improve

Vietnam's labour force (aged 15 and above) in 2023 counts for 52.4 million people.

Labour market picks up in 2023: Minister

Measures had been taken to help more people get jobs overseas. In 2023, over 150,000 workers were employed abroad, up nearly 9 per cent year-on-year.