The HCM City Centre for Youth Employment Services is in charge of recruiting 2,000 labourers as per request by service businesses such as restaurants, hotels and security agencies, said deputy director Nguyen Van Sang.
The centre contacted the businesses before the holiday to get hold of their labour demand to better inform job-seekers, he said.
The centre also has about 500 urgent job openings for fresh graduates for the accounting, sales and customer service positions in the fields of financial consultancy, mechanics and electronics, Sang added.
The HCM City Student Assistance Centre has 2,000 job openings from 300 enterprises, said Nguyen Trong Hoang, head of the centre’s Department for Life Support.
Plenty of them are part-time jobs that university students can take without interfering with their class schedules, with pay rates range from VND22,000-50,000 (US$1-2.2) per hour, he added.
Positions such as boutique sales, restaurant cashiers, as well as call centre agents, deliverymen and housekeepers can start right away, he added.
Several other full-time, seasonal positions in accounting, programming and engineering are also open for fresh graduates at the pay rates of VND3.5-5 million (US$154-220) per month, he said.
There are also about 1,000 job openings at the job centre of the HCM City Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs for the positions of cooks, cashiers, supermarket staff, and security guards.
Apart from applying directly at job centres, job-seekers can search for job openings on the website vieclamhcm.net.