Foreign groups circumvent lack of experts with training revamps

Foreign groups circumvent lack of experts with training revamps

Foreign businesses in Vietnam are placing new priorities on recruiting more local tech workers and setting up skills training for them in order to address the shortage of experts coming in from other countries.
Digital technology opening up equal opportunities

Digital technology opening up equal opportunities

People are always in need of new skills in order to adapt and adjust to more advanced work methods. Dr. Truong Anh Dung, general director of the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, explained VIR’s Hoang Oanh how digital technology can help Vietnamese workers.
Foreign investors keen on education

Foreign investors keen on education

Overseas funds continue to cash in on Vietnam’s education sector with a view to diversify investment portfolios.
Four-dimensional education: Delivering 22nd century education today at True North School

Four-dimensional education: Delivering 22nd century education today at True North School

By pursuing a comprehensive global learning pathway, True North School aims to cultivate a new generation of entrepreneurs, innovators, and global thinkers.
Human factor at centre of Fourth Industrial Revolution

Human factor at centre of Fourth Industrial Revolution

Along with large businesses with ample resources, many small- and medium-sized enterprises are now also mulling over investment in technology and digital transformation.
Greening your bottom-line for sustainable development

Greening your bottom-line for sustainable development

Greening is not only a trend, it is also a “must-have” for businesses wishing to attract talent and achieve sustainable development.
Meeting skilled workforce demand in manufacturing and processing industry

Meeting skilled workforce demand in manufacturing and processing industry

Experts from ManpowerGroup and MoLISA discussed sustainable solutions for workforce supply in the field of machine learning, AI, and automation.
Helping next generation find their leadership identities

Helping next generation find their leadership identities

On account of the upcoming Vietnam Institute for Southeast Asian Directors’ mini MBA programme for young leaders in Vietnam
Preventing a chain reaction of pandemic-related issues

Preventing a chain reaction of pandemic-related issues

Micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) make up over 90 per cent of businesses in Vietnam, as well as in economies across the world.
The employment skill transformation

The employment skill transformation

All this talk of “modern, human, 21st century, soft, cognitive, transformed and 4.0” skills – what does it actually mean in practical terms? The simple answer is; a person’s ability to do a modern job. I prefer to call the new competency requirements “common sense survival skills”.
Labour export businesses struggle amid latest COVID-19 resurgence

Labour export businesses struggle amid latest COVID-19 resurgence

As there has not been much time to recover from losses caused by the pandemic last year, Vietnamese labour export enterprises and workers wishing to go abroad continue to worry over the situation.
Department of Overseas Labour displays determination on 2021’s labour export goal

Department of Overseas Labour displays determination on 2021’s labour export goal

Countries are being forced to shift targets when it comes to export of labour across borders, and Vietnam is no exception.
Labour export restriction exacerbated

Labour export restriction exacerbated

The re-emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the labour export situation for Vietnam with entry to some key markets remaining almost impossible.
More flexible quarantine rules desired by business community

More flexible quarantine rules desired by business community

With Vietnam tightening quarantine rules for foreign arrivals amid the backdrop of increased coronavirus cases in the community, the shortage of foreign employees will continue to linger.
Wide coverage in revamped Labour Code provisions

Wide coverage in revamped Labour Code provisions

Decree No.152/2020/ND-CP, which took effect in February, provides some major amendments to the regulations on non-nationals working in Vietnam.
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