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HCMC's HR needs to increase in second half

Released at: 10:32, 22/06/2015

HCMC's HR needs to increase in second half

Recruitment demand primarily in business - commerce - management, services, and electronics - information technology.

by Tue Lam

According to a survey by the Center for Forecasting Manpower Demand in Ho Chi Minh City, over the last six months of this year the city will create 140,000 new jobs to meet demand, including 30,000 seasonal jobs, representing a strong increase against the first six months of the year. 

The survey showed that new recruitment needs mainly focus on business - commerce- management, accounting for 31.59 per cent, services 17.68 per cent, electronics - information technology 8.11 per cent, and tourism 6.86 per cent.

Mr. Tran Anh Tuan, Deputy Director of the Center, said that the city’s labor market would increase in quality but decrease in quantity. Recruitment demand for high quality business managers will be on the rise, especially in four key industries: mechanical engineering, electronics, information technology, and food processing.

Regarding part-time personnel, the second half is expected to see approximately 20 per cent more positions become available compared with the same period of 2014.

The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) previously announced that up to 784,000 jobs were created nationally over the first half of the year, a year-on-year increase of 3.4 per cent. Vietnam also sent 53,000 workers abroad, accounting for 58.8 per cent of the annual plan and equal to 96.4 per cent of the number of workers sent abroad in the same period last year.

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