Vietnam ready to make labour market effective Society

Vietnam ready to make labour market effective

The share of job seekers who are using formal channels (employment services) is growing in Vietnam, but still accounts for a minority of the job search channels used. Most jobs in the country today are filled through personal contacts, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
UNICEF engages with disadvantaged youth Society

UNICEF engages with disadvantaged youth

Two teams of blind young people living in a HCM City shelter have created websites for job search and providing resume consultancy targeted at blind people that have won funding from a UNICEF program.
Languages help blind students in job search Society

Languages help blind students in job search

Mastering a foreign language, particularly English, has become an advantage of job seekers in cities but language competence is even more meaningful to visually-impaired students.
Society

HCM City hosts global education dialogue

A global education dialogue took place in Ho Chi Minh City on November 26. It took the theme “Connecting Asia – preparing higher education to meet the demands of the 21st century”.
Business

Times may get even tougher for job seekers

Finding work is going to get more difficult in the remaining months of the year.

A report by Vietnamworks job search site says the online labour demand index dropped by 18 percent in the first half of the year against the corresponding period last year.

The decrease reflects economic recession, which has forced many companies to hire less people, it said.
Business

Labour market continues to recover

The online job market continued to recover with the rise in labour demand indexes in the fourth quarter of 2009, according to Vietnam’s largest online job services website VietnamWorks.com.

VietnamWorks.com’s report said that the online labour demand index in the fourth quarter of 2009 rose by 5.2 percent against the previous period. Retail sales, accounting/finance, administrative/secretarial, information technology-software and marketing had the highest demand for employees, said the report.
Business

Securities industry in need of qualified brokers

The nation’s stock brokerages are starved for qualified personnel. In January, the job search website vietnamworks.com saw nearly 80 recruitment ads for staff for securities companies, most seeking qualified brokers to serve growing number of clients on a stock market once again seen as burgeoning.