HCM CITY (VNS)— HCM City companies will need 70,000 workers in the second quarter, up from 50,309 in the first, according to the Centre for Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labour Market Information.
Most of them will be in retail, marketing, information technology, services, garments-footwear, accounting-auditing, insurance, engineering, health services, construction, and the electricity sector.
Manual work would account for 30 per cent of the jobs, 4.2 per cent down from the first quarter, Tran Anh Tuan, the centre's deputy head, said.
The rest would require trained employees, he said.
In the first quarter, when demand and supply were balanced, employers needed human resources in services and sales, he said.
Most people seeking jobs during the period were fresh graduates from colleges and universities. — VNS