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Demand for Service Sector Personnel Set to Soar in Early 2022 | Business

Financial and banking companies are looking to fill many IT and sales positions (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – In a context of gradual recovery in many sectors, the demand for human resources at the beginning of 2022 should increase sharply, particularly in certain service industries.

According to Pham Thi Hoai Linhdirector of human resources of the Navigos group, FMCG companies have just experienced a difficult year due to the impact of the COVID-19[female[feminine pandemic. Consequently, in the first quarter of 2022, the demand for recruitment in this field is again lively as companies begin to use their new budgetary sources, she said.

Linh observed that finance and banking firms are looking to fill many IT and sales positions.

The information technology and telecommunications sector is also expected to have a high demand for personnel skilled in artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data, Crypto and Blockchain. However, the supply of
human ressources for these areas is limited, leading to fierce competition among enterprises, Linh added.

In particular, Navigos Search predicted that recruitment into industrial and resort real estate would rise sharply in the first six months of this year.

Ho Chi Minh City’s Labor Market Information and Forecasting Center said the city would need around 255,000 to 310,000 workers in 2022 depending on the situation. pandemic.

In the scenario of a pandemic developing in a complicated way, affecting socio-economic growth, there will be around 255,000 to 280,000 job vacancies. Recruitment demand for the first quarter is 71,500 to 78,500; 59,600-65,500 for the second; 60,600-66,500 for the third; and 63,300-69,500 for the fourth quarter.


If the pandemic is brought under control, Vietnam’s largest economic hub will need around 280,000 to 310,000 workers. Of which, the city will likely miss approximately 78,500 to 86,900 workers, 65,500 to 72,500, 66,500 to 73,500, and 69,500 to 77,100 in the first, second, third, and fourth quarters, respectively.

The demand for trained employees will represent more than 86%. Of which, the need of those with higher education degrees would account for 20.74 percent/.