HCM City IT sector salaries balloon

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A salary “bubble” is forming in the IT sector, posing challenges to employers, a workshop heard in HCM City yesterday. Startups had hired these people at salaries many times higher than the industry standards, creating a salary bubble, according to...

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Cybercriminals exploit pirated software in Asia Pacific

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Keshav Dhakad, assistant general counsel and regional director of Digital Crimes Unit, Microsoft Asia present the study The National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Engineering on Wednesday released the results of its new study “Cybersecurity Risks from Non-Genuine Software.”...

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VN’s doctor consulting app gets Google sponsor package

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EDoctor, a mobile app developed by a Vietnamese tech startup that connects users with medical professionals, has been selected to receive free mentorship and monetary support from Google. A screenshot of the interface of eDoctor’s website. The support is part...

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Demand for IT workers surges

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The IT sector has increasingly high demand for new staff as globalization has enabled foreign firms to set up shop in the country and local companies to expand cooperation with international partners. Last year revenue of the IT sector amounted...

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One-third of IT employees unhappy with salary

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Thirty-two per cent of employees in Vietnam’s IT sector are unhappy with their current salary, according to the IT Skills, Benefits and Recruitment Trend in 2017 report released recently by VietnamWorks and the Navigos Group. Only 12 per cent of...

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IT among most in-demand jobs

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Demand for recruitment for Information Technology (IT) jobs has doubled between 2013 and 2016, a recent report by online recruitment company Vietnamworks revealed. The trend in IT work has witnessed a change from software outsourcing 15 years ago to the...

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