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Too Many Jobs, Too Few Qualified Workers are Economic Obstacles in Vietnam


Published May 06, 2019
By Ha Nguyen @Voanews

Too Many Jobs, Too Few Qualified Workers are Economic Obstacles in Vietnam

HO CHIN MINH CITY Vietnam has long been a tough place to hire and keep employees, but it’s even tougher now, as business trends force companies to scramble to recruit enough staff, according to a new report.

Foreign retail brands are entering the market for Vietnamese customers, factories and other businesses are relocating here from China, and employers increasingly need staff with advanced technical skills. All three of these changes triggered a “sudden growth in demand” for a limited pool of talent, said Navigos Group, a company that sells recruitment services and operates the biggest job portal in the country, VietnamWorks.
New Companies Need Workers

“Companies shifting production from China to Vietnam continue to increase strongly, especially in supporting industries and wood furniture industry,” Navigos Group said in the April report assessing the first quarter of 2019. “There are projects that launch new factories in Vietnam, which are expected to greatly increase the number of employees by double, or triple during the year, especially in the field of electronics, high-end components manufacturing.”

Original Source: https://www.voanews.com/a/too-many-jobs-too-few-qualified-workers-are-economic-obstacles-in-vietnam/4905569.html

Created at 2019-05-16 00:42:13