Job fair held in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on Friday (Mar 9) has successfully helped thousands of Vietnamese jobseekers find jobs.
The annual job fair is held by the province government at the beginning if the New Year in order to connect employers with potential candidates, as part of the efforts to create stable income for employees and reduce poverty. In total, there are 35 enterprises participating in the job fair and registered to enroll more than 30,000 workers.
According to the job fair organiser, several companies had high demand of new employees. Among them include the TNG Investment and Trading Joint-stock Company which needed 1,000 workers, the Samsung Electronic Vietnam Co Ltd which needed 8,000, the Hansol Thai Nguyen Co Ltd which required 2,000, as well as the Glonics Vietnam Co Ltd which offered 1,000 job openings. Jobseekers at the job fair can take jobs immediately at foreign direct investment enterprises, or get introduced to find jobs in foreign markets abroad, such as Japan, South Korea, and Canada.
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Besides manufacturing firms in big industrial zones in provinces such as Yen Binh, Diem Thuy, and Song Cong, enterprises from other sectors also attended the fair this year. From banking, finance, communications, and real estate, these companies were offering various employment opportunities for workers.
Based on the provincial Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs data, more than 21,000 people in the province have found new jobs las year. More than 36,000 others have received vocational training, while more than 1,000 others got job abroad. Nearly 30 percent of jobseekers found jobs owing to the job consultancy from job promotion centres, Vietnam New reports.
Besides the Thai Nguyen Work Promotion Centre, the government has maintained the Thai Nguyen Job Exchange in larger scale. Nearly 80 sessions were held, supplying about 4,000 new workers for companies in and out of the province. The data showed that this year, Thai Nguyen province strives to create jobs for 15,000 workers and bring 1,000 others to work abroad.
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