With the development and relentless boom of it sector in recent times, the lack of human resources in the industry, especially the high-quality resources are a challenge for the managers and the business in General.

Status of resources

November 2016, online recruitment company VietnamWorks has published a report on the IT industry in Vietnam. Accordingly, in the past three years, the number of jobs it industry – software has increased on average 47% per year. However, the number of employees in this sector increased at an average rate of only 8%. The main cause is due to the number of recruitment business in it industry have increased 69% from the year 2012. In particular, the number of software companies has risen to124% in just four years.

VietnamWorks even give estimates if human growth continues at the rate of 8%, Vietnam will lack about 78,000 staff IT each year, and by 2020 will lack more than 500,000 staff IT, amounting to over 78% of the total number of workers IT needs to market. However, to achieve the ratio of job seekers than working IT at the rate of 17 candidates for each job (the ratio in 2013), you need about 1.2 million workers IT industry 2020. “If you take the current growth rate, Vietnam will lack about 1 million workers IT”-VietnamWorks stressed in the report.

Resource development policies in a number of companies

Red alarm about human resources has forced major technology corporations like Samsung in Vietnam must have the support and the program associated with the University to train human resources for the software Centre in Hanoi and HO CHI MINH CITY. Also Intel Products Vietnam, a subsidiary of Intel Corporation in Vietnam, also participated actively in the training of manpower involved when founder training program of senior engineers in Vietnam, called HEEAP. So far, this program has also attracted the participation of multinational corporations such as Siemens or Danaher.

Even FPT must also find new solutions and dynamic for those studying other disciplines can also attend courses on IT called Funix. In addition, the Group has also established three human resource supply center in addition to Vietnam, including the Center in Myanmar, the Philippines, and Slovakia. But it is the solution to take advantage of cheap labor sources in Myanmar and Filipinos, to sustainable development and keep up the scientific revolution last Wednesday, still need to solve the problem of manpower shortage in the country.

Job opportunities

Mr. Nguyen Van Vinh, head of Market Analysis forecast of the labour market in employment referral Center No. 2, said: “through the survey and updated supply-demand from recruitment channels, enterprises, workers, the IT industry groups including: IT, hardware, IT, software, programmer (C +, Java, PHP) mobile applications programming, … of supply-demand capable of good connections in the market. The proportion of people seeking work in this industry group has qualifications from COLLEGESand over accounted for 93% of the total number of people looking for work “.

Not only have short-term labor needs, employment opportunities in the IT industry, programmers, the broad electronics opened for you in the long run by manpower this industry are huge deficiencies. Meanwhile, each year the school only offers 32,000 students in it and the IT-related sectors.

FPT Corporation Representative for or, estimate the period 2016-2020, this group needs to recruit about 50,000 personnel in various locations, from students to practicing management, to senior leaders in the blocks of engineering, technology, economics … In particular, FPT Software, members of the FPT unit, active in the field of export of the software have the largest recruitment needs. FPT Software currently has about 9,000 employees working in Vietnam and other countries such as the US, Japan, Singapore, Germany, Slovakia, France, the UK, South Korea … Expected in the next three years, 10,000 new vacancies FPT Software and 50% of them are students of it industry and the new foreign language school.

Mr. Truong Gia Binh, President of the National Association of Software and INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY services in Vietnam (Vinasa), President of FPT Corporation, Vietnam said there in the name of the array is the outsourcing software and mobile application development. “Recruitment needs are also very wide open for the young and more severe manpower shortage positions such as programmers, cloud computing, network administrators, security professionals, and network security…,” he said.

Nguyen Ha

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