Vietnam Salary Guide 2023 introduced

Vietnam Salary Guide 2023 introduced

The Vietnam Salary Guide 2023 was officially introduced on December 12, providing practical insights and data on key industries, allowing organisations and individuals to better make preparations for next year.
Anphabe holds 'Symphony of Change' event

Anphabe holds 'Symphony of Change' event

Despite uncertainties ahead, employee confidence in business visions and strategies increased significantly this year compared to 2021. However, their stress index is very high, warning of unpredictable consequences.
Personnel citing healthy workplaces over salary issues

Personnel citing healthy workplaces over salary issues

The need to find a suitable working environment is increasingly becoming a top priority for employees, especially after the pandemic, with workers paying more attention to health issues and changing their perspective on the importance of work.
Foreign groups battle to retain their workers

Foreign groups battle to retain their workers

Offering a less attractive salary and welfare package is one of the reasons why many foreign-invested enterprises in industrial zones cannot retain local workers, some of who are going to desperate lengths to get by financially.
New Robert Walters salary survey indicates high demand for tech talent

New Robert Walters salary survey indicates high demand for tech talent

Robert Walters Salary Survey 2020 shows an increasing demand for tech talent, experienced senior professionals, and manufacturing professionals.
Local companies offer 29 per cent lower salary than multinationals

Local companies offer 29 per cent lower salary than multinationals

In 2019, the average salary offered by local companies is 29 per cent lower than multinational companies, with the gap growing the higher the position.
ASEAN youth survey: skills over salary

ASEAN youth survey: skills over salary

Young people in the ASEAN face a relentless challenge to upgrade their skills as technology disrupts job markets, according to research by the WEF and Sea.
Talentnet-Mercer Market Pulse Report reveals rising salary trends

Talentnet-Mercer Market Pulse Report reveals rising salary trends

The Talentnet-Mercer Market Pulse Report forecasts that 2019 will see a slight increase in salary increase rate across industries.
Ho Chi Minh City to test merit pay for workers

Ho Chi Minh City to test merit pay for workers

The Ho Chi MInh City's Department of Finance plans to submit a proposal to the People’s Council to increase salaries for Government workers in line with the recent National Assembly Resolution No.54 for “piloting a special mechanism and policy for the development of the city.”  
Salary of labour class increased 9.3% in 2017

Salary of labour class increased 9.3% in 2017

The average monthly salary increased by 9.3 per cent in 2017, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
A-Z in salary negotiations

A-Z in salary negotiations

Does the idea of negotiating a new salary make your palms sweat and your throat dry?
State salaries to remain in limbo

State salaries to remain in limbo

Many National Assembly delegates have opposed the government’s proposal not to raise minimum salaries for state employees and pensions for retirees in 2013.
Workers are struggling to survive

Workers are struggling to survive

By 2013, price is climbing, the minimum wage should be VND3.5 million ($168.3) to meet today’s workers’ livelihoods.” - Dang Quang Dieu Chief of VGCL’s Institute of Labour Research
Waging a new war against low salaries

Waging a new war against low salaries

Vietnam’s new minimum salary regulations will put a smile on blue-collar workers’ faces. The latest draft of the Labour Code’s Article 88, scrutinised by the 13th National Assembly, outlines the minimum salary on an hourly, daily, weekly and monthly basis, with calculations based on geographical areas and different jobs.
State salaries under the microscope

State salaries under the microscope

The government will inspect many state-owned economic corporations’ obedience of salary- and income-related legal regulations this year.
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