Ho Chi Minh City: 65,000 jobs available in Q2 - Ho Chi Minh City: 65,000 jobs available in Q2 - Website Ho Chi Minh City
Businesses in southern Ho Chi Minh City have 65,000 vacancies for the second quarter of the year, according to the city's Centre for Human Resources Forecasting and Labour Market Information.
Marketers, sellers, technicians, HR managers and manual workers in the IT, auto, service, garment & textiles and construction sectors are in great demand, among others, the centre reported.
The need for unskilled workers and staff with tertiary education accounts for 38 and 27 percent of the total demand, respectively.
Vice Director of the centre Tran Anh Tuan said the number of people seeking employment in the commercial hub, including graduates and workers from neighbouring localities, is expected to rise by 20 percent.
A job centre under the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union has launched a programme supporting the unemployed at four major bus stations, aiming to provide free recruitment information and prevent scams.
Meanwhile, a job service centre under the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has run 58 fixed and mobile job fairs allowing recruiters to meet with potential candidates at industrial parks and in several local districts.