Labour market faces mounting challenges

Labour market faces mounting challenges

Vietnam is becoming an attractive destination for foreign investors as several of the world’s largest technology corporations plan to shift their production chains to Vietnam, leading to certain changes in the structure and productivity of the labour market.
Uncertain recovery following labour market crisis

Uncertain recovery following labour market crisis

The latest analysis of the impact the pandemic had on the labour market by the International Labour Organization (ILO) records massive damage to working hours and income, with prospects for a recovery in 2021 remaining uneven and uncertain, unless early improvements are supported by human-centred recovery policies.
Vietnamese labour market on right track for recovery

Vietnamese labour market on right track for recovery

Although the pandemic remains complicated globally, Vietnam’s labour market has shown signs of recovery as businesses take on new recruitment to prepare for business in 2021.
A digital balance to enhance engagement for employees

A digital balance to enhance engagement for employees

In a tight labour market, organisations are increasingly concerned with creating an environment that engages employees and attracts and retains key resources.
Labour market posts signs of recovery in Q3

Labour market posts signs of recovery in Q3

More jobs were created in the third quarter of this year on the back of the country’s economic resurgence, a press conference held by the General Statistics Office (GSO) on October 6 heard.
Nearly 100,000 people claim unemployment benefits each month

Nearly 100,000 people claim unemployment benefits each month

There were nearly 100,000 people applying for unemployment benefits each month this year while the monthly average in 2019 was just 60,000-70,000, according to an official of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
Nearly 21 million workers in ASEAN-6 to lose jobs due to pandemic

Nearly 21 million workers in ASEAN-6 to lose jobs due to pandemic

Analysts from BofA Global Research estimated that about 7 percent of total employees, or 20.7 million, in ASEAN-6 economies could be laid off due to the COVID-19.
Businesses in dire need of skilled workers

Businesses in dire need of skilled workers

Vietnam’s labour market is in desperate need of high-qualified and skilled workers, experts have said.
Labour market records positive figures in six months

Labour market records positive figures in six months

The General Statistics Office (GSO) has reported encouraging data in the labour market in the first six months of 2019, including unemployment decline and income improvement.
Lifting the lid on employment prospects

Lifting the lid on employment prospects

Deputy head of Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA)’s Employment Department Nguyen Thi Hai Van says the proposed higher pension age will not affect new job creation. She also reveals what sectors will offer plentiful jobs in 2013.
World jobless number seen rising to record high in 2013: ILO

World jobless number seen rising to record high in 2013: ILO

Five years after the global financial crisis hit, unemployment numbers continue to soar, with a record 202 million people worldwide expected to be officially jobless this year, the International Labour Organization said Tuesday.