Vietnam is facing challenges as it is one of the 10 fastest-aging countries, according to recent statistics.
The construction sector has expected that 65 percent of its workforce will be trained by 2020.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee held a seminar on August 15 to discuss workforce training in accordance with international standards for the 2020 – 2030 period.
VOV.VN - The overall number of employed workers has seen an increase, particularly in the proportion of workers in the industrial, construction, and service sectors while the labour structure has seen a dramatic decrease in the proportion of workers in the agro-forestry and fisheries sector during the first half of the year.
VOV.VN - The forecast for the labour export market is positive for the final three months of the year, according to Vietnam Association of Manpower Supply (VAMAS). With a high demand for labour across a variety of different markets, the number of Vietnamese guest workers abroad is set to increase.
Nearly three years after the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), Vietnamese goods are still struggling to enter the ASEAN market, while products imported from other regional countries, mainly Thailand, have crowded the local shelves.
The maritime shipping sector is facing difficulties caused by strong drops in its workforce.
Human resources development will help improve the competiveness of lodging providers in Vietnam amid the rapid expansion of the country’s tourism industry, according to hospitality experts.
VOV.VN - The advancement of international economic integration and the fourth Industrial Revolution has afforded significant opportunities for cooperation and development, while creating jobs but it has also posed challenges for Vietnam’s labour market in the digital era.
Positive developments were seen in Vietnam’s labour market in the third quarter of this year, the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs reported on December 26.
Five Asian countries – Vietnam, Malaysia, India, Thailand, and Indonesia – are predicted to be among the 15 most competitive manufacturing countries in the world by 2020, according to the 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index report.
Amid growing interest from foreign investors, Vietnam will soon consider cutting 50 per cent of personal income tax for employees in high-tech industries, paving the way to attracting more foreign investment in the sector.
Around one fifth (20.1%) of enterprises plan to expand their workforce in the third quarter, according to the latest newsletter on the labour market update released by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on September 15.
The Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) has produced 24.58 million tonnes of coal in the first eight months of the year, accounting for 68.3 percent of the annual plan.c
VOV.VN - The Prime Minister’s decision to create an industry-driven workforce development task force couldn’t have come at a more critical time, said Vu Hong Dan from the Vietnam National Productivity Institute.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam government envisions achieving sustainable development by linking the country to global supply chains and increasing commercial trade in its quest to attain the status of a modern manufacturing economy.
VOV.VN - Microsoft announced today (June 16) that it would introduce several innovative programs to recruit and train computer and software professionals for the Ho Chi Minh City workforce, reported the Vietnam News Agency.
Increasing the access of people with disabilities to inclusive employment opportunities is a key component to advancing inclusive economic growth across all of APEC 21 member economies, experts have said.
VOV.VN - Economies in Vietnam and the other nine countries that comprise the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) could conceivably see a bonanza of new jobs in 2017 and beyond, say many leading economists.
To develop specialities in Vietnam’s workforce requires training in specialised skills.