Worker protection required after spate of lay-offs persists

Worker protection required after spate of lay-offs persists

With the labour and employment market entering choppy waters in the last months of the year, social stability could be threatened if policymakers do not address the issue, experts say.
SABECO teams up with the government to help workers enjoy Lunar New Year

SABECO teams up with the government to help workers enjoy Lunar New Year

As Vietnam's traditional festival known as Tet draws near, Bia Saigon has joined hands with the government to ensure workers enjoy a happier Lunar New Year.
Ensuring employment security and skills development in digital age

Ensuring employment security and skills development in digital age

Experts gathered at a workshop on November 8 to discuss labour market trends in Vietnam, with digital skills and employment issues being the main focus.
Facing the biggest HR challenges in 2022

Facing the biggest HR challenges in 2022

Son Nguyen, country operations manager at ManpowerGroup Vietnam, talked with VIR’s Bich Thuy about some of the human resources issues in the country.
Tackling the severe labour shortages in tourism

Tackling the severe labour shortages in tourism

Staffing the tourism industry in Vietnam remains an acute challenge as the players involved continue to get to grips with the reopening of the world this year.
High-quality training programmes crucial for overseas working success

High-quality training programmes crucial for overseas working success

Despite sending 100,000 people to work abroad every year, the vast majority are unskilled. Deputy director of the Department of Overseas Labour under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Gia Liem discussed the challenges of the labour export market and the search for a high-income market for workers with VIR’s Thai An.
Solving talent shortages amid fierce human capital landscape

Solving talent shortages amid fierce human capital landscape

Andree Mangels, general manager of ManpowerGroup Vietnam, shares his insights about the current demand for workers in Vietnam and a strategy for employers.
Vietnam, RoK strengthen cooperation in labour, employment, social affairs

Vietnam, RoK strengthen cooperation in labour, employment, social affairs

Labour, employment and social cooperation between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea since the two countries established diplomatic relations 30 years ago was reviewed at a workshop in Hanoi on August 3.
Acceleration of 4.0 tech to help prepare new job creation

Acceleration of 4.0 tech to help prepare new job creation

Vietnam is embarking on its next development stage as a lower middle-income country pursuing innovation to achieve further sustainable development – thus, raising labour productivity in enterprises is considered a key to create a new growth model.
Stakeholders seek sustainable strategies to retain workers

Stakeholders seek sustainable strategies to retain workers

More than 200 business leaders and representatives from authorities met on June 14 to discuss sustainable strategies for attracting and retaining workers.
Prime minister to directly address workers in industrial zones

Prime minister to directly address workers in industrial zones

On June 12, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will address approximately 4,500 workers at the northern province of Bac Giang and an additional 63 bridgeheads across the country.
Quang Khoi Hospital and Nghe An Labour Federation cooperate in post-Covid-19 healthcare consultation

Quang Khoi Hospital and Nghe An Labour Federation cooperate in post-Covid-19 healthcare consultation

The Nghe An Federation of Labour and Quang Khoi General Hospital on May 11 signed an agreement on post-Covid-19 healthcare for local workers.
Accelerating trends and renewed urgency for labour

Accelerating trends and renewed urgency for labour

This year several labour trends have emerged that will impact organisations of every size, according to ManpowerGroup’s recently released report.
Labour conundrum leaves enterprises struggling with Lunar New Year demand

Labour conundrum leaves enterprises struggling with Lunar New Year demand

Workers taking leave early to return to their hometown before Lunar New Year is causing an imbalance between supply and demand in the labour market and creating more burdens for businesses, especially in the service sector.
Labour market prepares for post-holiday season

Labour market prepares for post-holiday season

While the labour market in the first quarter of 2022 is expecting positive changes in recruitment demand, overall unemployment and underemployment rates are expected to be even higher than last year.
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