Q1 workforce up by 150,000 Society

Q1 workforce up by 150,000

Vietnam expects to have a total of 54.2 million people in the workforce in the first quarter of 2018, up 150,000 from last year’s final quarter, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
Firms grapple with year-end labour crunch Society

Firms grapple with year-end labour crunch

Several enterprises in the south, mostly in HCM City and the provinces of Dong Nai and Binh Duong, are accelerating worker recruitment, preparing to up production after the Tet holiday that falls in mid-February 2018.
Strong rise in unemployment among graduates: labour ministry Society

Strong rise in unemployment among graduates: labour ministry

The unemployment rate among university graduates and those holding higher degrees in the third quarter of 2017 was 4.51 percent, compared to 3.63 percent in the previous three months, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
Vinh Phuc factories thirsty for female workers Society

Vinh Phuc factories thirsty for female workers

The thirst for female workers is real at industrial parks in northern Vinh Phuc province where the more foreign direct investment (FDI) projects arrive, the more demand for female workers rises, as they are believed to be more skilled at certain jobs.
Dong Nai, HCM City struggle to meet labour demand Business

Dong Nai, HCM City struggle to meet labour demand

Companies in the southern province of Dong Nai need to find more than 30,000 new employees by the end of next month to make up for the shortage caused by the post-Tet staff turnover, according to the local Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Labour demand grows in HCM City Society

Labour demand grows in HCM City

Stable economic growth has led to increased labour demand in Ho Chi Minh City in the first half of the year, according to the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.