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HCM City needs 53,000 workers after TetHo Chi Minh City needs 45,000 workers for steady jobs and 8,000 for seasonable jobs in February and March, according to the Centre for Human Resource Forecast and Labour Market Information.

In the first quarter of this year, the labour market in the city is predicted to develop in a stable manner. After the Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival, the garment and textile, food processing, services and intensive labour sectors are likely to face labour shortages.

In March, the City will need 30,000 workers in areas such as mechanical engineering, electricity, refrigeration engineering, industrial electricity, architecture-construction engineering technology, plastics, packaging, real estate, garment and textile and leather & footwear.

Demand for unskilled workers accounts for 35 percent, workers with basic and intermediate level (40 percent) and employees with higher and postgraduate education (25 percent).

Centre Director Tran Anh Tuan has predicted that in the second and third quarters, 70,000 jobs are needed in mechanical engineering, information and technology, human resource management, chemicals and marketing.

The labour market is forecast to be more stable in the final quarter.

(VOV)

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