Việt Nam will need an additional 400,000 information technology (IT) personnel by 2020, heard a forum on information and communications technology (ICT) human resources held in Hà Nội on Saturday.
Việt Nam's labour market is predicted to hit 56 million in 2019, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has announced.
Recruitment demand, especially senior positions in consumer electronics and real estate, is expected to increase as more companies relocate from China to Việt Nam, according to the latest report from Navigos Group.
Workers around the country are enjoying higher Tết (Lunar New Year) bonuses than last year, with the highest amount awarded to an employee reaching as much as VNĐ1.17 billion (US$50,300), according to official figures.
Companies, restaurants, convenience stores and supermarkets are busy recruiting more part-time employees for Christmas, New Year, and the Lunar New Year holiday.