Labour market can evolve through just transition

Labour market can evolve through just transition

A green transition will present an invaluable opportunity to strategically plan for a positive influence on the labour market and enhance social security measures, a recent workshop has heard.
Drastic moves vital for labour capacity

Drastic moves vital for labour capacity

The government is being urged to find ways to improve the country’s labour productivity, which is a large condition for attracting more high-quality investment, which is now on a downtrend.
Gap must be narrowed in nation’s labour productivity

Gap must be narrowed in nation’s labour productivity

There looks to be plenty of space to enhance labour productivity in Vietnam so that it can become a major driving force for its economic growth.
Expanding skills vital to taking on AI wave

Expanding skills vital to taking on AI wave

The development of AI technology is making the labour market more competitive, with some jobs at risk of disappearing and others appearing in their place.
Transitional support the key to protect the labour force

Transitional support the key to protect the labour force

The bleak job market and the growing number of job losses in the first half of this year has posed a challenge in supporting workers to transition into sustainable employment.
The impressive changes in Vietnamese labour market

The impressive changes in Vietnamese labour market

The official passage of the Law on Foreign Investment in Vietnam in 1987 is considered a historic turning point that contributes to attracting an increasing number of foreign-led enterprises into Vietnam over the years.
An expert's view on interest rate movements

An expert's view on interest rate movements

A senior economist shared his views on the potential impact of interest rate movements on the banking system and the economy in the coming months.
IT among most needed jobs in Vietnam: Experts

IT among most needed jobs in Vietnam: Experts

Occupations relating to information technology, high-tech and supporting industries are employment groups with high recruitment demand, experts have said.
The model to offer talent a competitive advantage

The model to offer talent a competitive advantage

Despite predictions of a gloomy market outlook at the end of 2022 and the beginning of 2023, the Vietnamese labour market is experiencing optimism and change. Both workers and businesses need to rise up to adapt to these new developments.
Changes in labour market since Vietnam's Law on Foreign Investment

Changes in labour market since Vietnam's Law on Foreign Investment

Nguyen Xuan Son, operations manager for Staffing and Outsourcing Services at ManpowerGroup Vietnam, discusses the effects of the 1987 Law on Foreign Investment.
Vocational training takes on digital slant

Vocational training takes on digital slant

Innovations in vocational training activities in association with digital transformation and IT application are becoming important solutions for vocational education to supply high-quality human resources to the labour market.
Labour market’s growth an opportunity for improving social welfare

Labour market’s growth an opportunity for improving social welfare

The capital city of Hanoi’s labour market has seen positive developments after the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, presenting a ‘golden opportunity’ for the sustainable development and expansion of the social insurance system.
Barriers broken down in vocational training

Barriers broken down in vocational training

Improving the quality and form of vocational training is becoming a solution chosen by many educational institutions to eliminate prejudices and reaffirm its value in building human resources for the labour market.
Intensive industries eager to narrow recruitment gaps

Intensive industries eager to narrow recruitment gaps

Although the labour market in the second quarter has shown more signs of recovery than in the first, the trend of job-hopping and freelancing of a large number of workers since the pandemic has caused many businesses to continue their personnel search.
Q1 unemployment rate drops: GSO

Q1 unemployment rate drops: GSO

Unemployment in the first quarter of 2022 shrank by 130,000 to around 1.3 million from the previous quarter, reflecting a labour market post-pandemic recovery, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
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