Human Resources & Payroll

HCMC Announces Labor and Employment Strategy Through 2025: Key Goals


HCMC’s labor and employment strategy for 2023-2025, with a vision to 2030, has identified eight areas for human resource development, highlighting key priority skill development roles and anticipated technology disruptors that may attract foreign investors in the education and skills development sector.

Applying for a Vietnam Work Permit: Guidelines for Foreigners and Employers


Vietnam has amended certain provisions regarding hiring foreign workers and the issuance of work permits. We provide the details.

Vietnam Advisory on Swapping of Working Days Around April 30 and May 1, 2024 Holidays


Vietnam’s labor authority MOLISA has proposed a swap of workdays for the 2024 Reunification Day and International Workers’ Day holiday.

Judicial Record Card in Vietnam: Guide to Obtaining a Police Clearance Check


A criminal record check certificate (Judicial Record Card) is required for foreign employees when they apply for a work permit in Vietnam.

Vietnam Issues Draft Rules on Foreigner’s Electronic Identification Registration


Vietnam has released a draft decree regulating procedures for the registration of foreigners’ electronic identification.

Planning for Uncertainty: Global Staffing Solutions to Facilitate Your Vietnam Market Entry


Global Staffing Solutions is a flexible entry strategy for businesses to test the Vietnamese market without needing to physically set up an operation.

Recruitment Strategies for Foreign Manufacturers in Vietnam


Finding and recruiting staff in Vietnam can be difficult. Knowing a few key strategies, however, can help firms find and recruit high-quality candidates to continue to grow their business.

German-Vietnamese Cooperation on the Exchange of Skilled Workers


A German delegation visit to Vietnam from January 23-24 highlighted prospects for bilateral cooperation in developing Vietnamese skill labor. We discuss key points raised during the visit, including challenges and business growth opportunities.

Vietnam Labor Federation Proposes Cut to Weekly Working Hours


The Vietnam Labor Federation has proposed reducing the maximum number of working hours in Vietnam to under 48 hours a week. Here are the details.

General Office of Statistics Releases 2023 Labor Market Summary


The General Office of Statistics has released a summary of the development of Vietnam’s labor market in 2023. Here’s what it says.

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