An estimated 540,000 jobs have been generated in Vietnam in the first six months of this year, meeting just 36.5% of the set target due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam is 80 years behind developed countries in approving a 40-hour work week law, which is needed to ensure workers’ quality of life, lawmakers say.
Hanoi supports workers to post job seeking announcements and enterprises to post job recruitment information through two websites of vieclamhanoi.net and vieclamhanoi2.vn.
The southernmost province of Ca Mau will strive to send 1,000 local labourers to work abroad during 2018-2020, heard a conference held in the locality on May 24.
VOV.VN - Vietnam created new jobs for more than 1.63 million people last year, achieving 102.48% of its plan, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese government has set a goal of keeping the unemployment rate under 4% next year with automation forecast to take a lot of jobs from labor-intensive sectors like footwear and apparel.
The rate of unemployment among people of working age dropped to 2.26% in the second quarter, the lowest for the past five quarters, according to the latest newsletter released by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on September 15.
VOV.VN - More than 1.641 million people got new jobs in the country and abroad in 2016, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Hong Lan said at a recent conference in Hanoi.
Unemployment rate in urban areas would be below 4% and the proportion of poor households would be reduced to 8.62-8.42% this year as according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
The high unemployment rate among university graduates has scared students. Many of them are not entering higher education though they have good marks.
The unemployment rate in Hanoi has increased slightly in the first three months of this year, with 7,113 people registered for unemployment insurance benefits, said the Hanoi Jobs Service Centre under the city’s Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
The number of jobless people in Vietnam reached more than one million at the end of last year, according to the latest statistics.
The unemployment rate of the working-age bracket was projected to be at a low of 2.1% in the fourth quarter.
The Asia – Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) will fund 125 scholarships worth VND425 million (US$19,125) for students and young professionals in architecture and construction fields in Ho Chi Minh City.
Even though Vietnam's unemployment rate remains at just over 2%, the youth unemployment rate is three times higher, affirmed a report on the socio-economic situation till September.
With the qualifications of Vietnamese scientists, Vietnam is capable of exporting highly qualified workers, analysts say.
PRWeek Asia sees Vietnam as a rising public relations star in Asia.
At least 330,000 people need jobs this year in HCM City, but there will only be about 265,000 job vacancies, according to the deputy director of the city's Centre for Human Resources Forecasting and Labour Market Information.
Ho Chi Minh City-based businesses will recruit 265,000 workers next year, according to the municipal Centre for Manpower Need and Labour Market Forecast.
(VOV) -The unemployment rate among young people aged between 15 and 24 saw a sharp increase of 6.31% in the first nine months of 2014, three times higher than the country’s average figure (2.12%), according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).