HCM City: Demand for seasonal workers rises during upcoming holiday hinh anh 1Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City’s enterprises and service providers need around 25,000 workers, including 5,000 temporary ones, in April, according to the city's Centre for Human Resources Forecasting and Labour Market Information.

As the national commemorative anniversary, the liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification Day approach, demand for labour is particularly high for tourism, restaurants and hotels.

Director of the centre Tran Anh Tuan said around the second quarter of this year, the city will offer about 70,000 vacancies, mostly in marketing, sales, the service sector, logistics, export-import, IT, hospitality, accounting, garment-textiles, engineering and construction.

The need for skilled workers and staff accounts for 70 percent of total demand.

The number of job seekers in the period is also expected to rise 15 percent from the first quarter.-VNA