Many universities in the country are tying up with the corporate sector to organise campus interviews for their students. Hong Bang International University organised a campus interview on Thursday with 40 companies looking to hire more than 200 candidates. Hong Bang International University saw one on Thursday with 40 companies looking to hire more than 200 candidates. The HCM City University of Technology had organised one on April 10 with companies seeking to fill 500 non-technical vacancies. Many IT companies held campus interviews at the University of Engineering and Technology under the Viet Nam National University Ha Noi on April 6. At the campus interviews, students are not only interviewed by the companies but also given instructions on how to make their CV attractive to employers. Tran Diem Thuy, a student at Hong Bang International University, told Viet Nam News she hoped to find a part-time job. Assoc Prof Dr Ho Thanh Phong, the university's rector, said: “Job … [Read more...] about Campus interviews becoming popular method of recruitment in Vietnam
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Speaking at a conference on human resources late last year, he said that they also should train additional 6,000 captains and first officers. Marine engineers would also be needed to ensure development of the country’s maritime economy, he added. Statistics from the Vietnam Maritime Administration show that the number of naval personnel had fallen from more than 45,000 in 2014 to 39,000 last May, with the sailor numbers falling especially sharply. The number of shipping workers in Vietnam fell from more than 45,000 in 2014 to 39,000 last year. Source: vietnamnews.vn According to Vu Khac Cuong of the administration, many people moved to shore-based jobs. Besides, high school students do not want to apply for shipping-related university courses, he said. Ca said nearly 90 percent of graduates from such courses do not work in the shipping industry. Vo Hong Khanh, Director of Tan Dai Duong Shipping Joint Stock Company, said vessel owners do not pay social … [Read more...] about Maritime industry lacks human resources
The need for laborers is expected to become more serious when the EU-Vietnam FTA (EVFTA) takes effect. Analysts said EVFTA would not only help Vietnam increase the number of jobs, but also improve the quality of the human resources. Analysts said EVFTA would not only help Vietnam increase the number of jobs, but also improve the quality of the human resources. The textile and garment industry, one of the biggest beneficiaries from EVFTA, is an example. EVFTA sets very strict rules of origin and in order to enjoy preferential tariffs, enterprises will have to move their supply chains to Vietnam. As such, the textile and garment industry needs to develop more comprehensively. The sustainable competitiveness of the industry not only depends on a cheap labor force, but also on modern production lines which need to be more modern and flexible. In other words, Vietnam needs to strive for an industry with a higher level of locally made content. Linh Ha Tackling labor shortage … [Read more...] about Labor shortage may cause a ‘bottleneck’ in EVFTA implementation
A group of men neatly wrapped themselves in three layers of clothing in the middle of a summer night in July, quietly chatting. They each had a cup of hot tea. Vietnam not satisfied about medicinal herb preservation Poor residents enrich themselves thanks to ginseng Members of the Tra Linh Medicinal Herbs Station on Ngoc Linh peak, Quang Nam Province take care of the Ngoc Linh ginseng grown there. — Photo tuoitre.vn The men were awaiting their turn at guard-duty over the treasured garden of ginseng on the top of Ngoc Linh mountain in Quang Nam Province. The garden, covering about 50ha, contains up to 250,000 top-quality ginseng seedlings. The guards were among 15 members of the Tra Linh Medicinal Herbs Station – a part of the provincial Quang Nam Centre on Developing Ngoc Linh Ginseng and Medicinal Herbs – located some 1,800m above sea level. Their sole job was to take care of the ginseng garden – the only national supply of ginseng seedlings besides … [Read more...] about Ginseng men in the midst of Ngoc Linh forest
She returned to Vietnam in August after Chinese authorities raided and deported undocumented immigrants. More about how she returned later. Cut to the present. In a countryside garment factory in the northern Bac Giang Province, Bien sits beside a bunch of red cloth bags. Around her dozens of other workers are making bags on sewing machines, but not Bien: Her job is to affix the company label on the bags, and she gets less than VND100,000 ($4.32) a day for it. She was given that job after failing to learn sewing despite eight days of training at the factory. "It's too difficult, I can't sew," she says. Bien is one of many Vietnamese trafficking victims rescued from China who returned lost, damaged, with little assurance their life would ever go back to the normal old days. Before being trafficked to China, she had been quite resourceful, working her family's rice field in Dong Lo Commune in Bac Giang while also attending a babysitting class. On October 2, 1991, when she was 23, Bien … [Read more...] about The plight of human trafficking survivors: Back from hell but to what?