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HCM City firms need 46,000 Q3 recruits

Update: September, 21/2015 - 17:04

HCM City (VNS) — Companies and enterprises in HCM City will have to recruit more than 46,000 employees in the third quarter, the city's Centre of Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labour Market Information said.

The vacancies comprise 36,300 long-term jobs and nearly 9,800 casual ones.

The findings are from a survey conducted by the centre of nearly 4,200 enterprises that regularly recruit labourers.

Deputy head of the centre Tran Minh Tuan said in Q3, most jobs would need trained and skilled workers, mainly in the fields of business sales (25.27%), services (17.35%), transport, storage services and import and export (9.57%), and information technology (7.28%), besides tourism, restaurants and hotels (5.39%).

Trained workers with university degrees and higher qualifications account for 16.50% of the recruitment needs, while workers trained in colleges and vocational schools and manual workers account for 18.24%, 20.74% and 24.56%, respectively, down 29.53% compared to the same period last year.

The need for experienced labourers is 62.4%.

Companies and enterprises in the city were making efforts to increase the quality of their human resources to meet the demand for economic integration into ASEAN Economic Community, which would be formed at the end of this year, Tuan said.— VNS

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