Cho Tot launches Viec Lam Tot, aiming to serve more than 40 million blue-collar workers in Vietnam
The job posting platform VIEC LAM TOT (www.vieclamtot.com) was officially launched by Cho Tot online classified platform with the goal of bringing million job opportunities to blue-collar workers, step by step empowering Vietnamese’s daily life. In the period of 2021-2025, VIEC LAM TOT targets to connect and meet the job demands for more than 40 million blue-collar workers, which is expected to solve the riddle of the labor force for the Vietnamese economy.
Cho Tot was officially launched in the Vietnamese market in 2013 in the form of a 2.0 online classified platform to help buy, sell goods and provide connected services of a variety of industries from real estate (Cho Tot Nha sub-brand), motorbikes, cars (Cho Tot Xe sub-brand), used goods, and jobs, etc. Over the years, the Jobs section on Cho Tot has recorded a significant more than 40% YoY growth rate. In 2021, the Jobs section on Cho Tot reached the milestone of providing 12 million jobs for the labor market. In order to better serve users, Cho Tot officially launched the job posting platform Viec Lam Tot (www.vieclamtot.com), intensively developing in the field of blue-collar labor recruitment.
Sharing about the launch of the Viec Lam Tot, Mr. Nguyen Trong Tan – CEO of Cho Tot said, “For more than 8 years, Cho Tot has provided a smart and easy-to-use technology platform to millions of people, offering a variety of good deals from pre-owned items to cars and houses at a more economical cost. The launch of the Viec Lam Tot platform, which is to serve and connect jobs for more than 40 million blue-collar workers in Vietnam, will enable us to move closer to our mission of empowering Vietnamese’s daily life by assisting each worker to find more and better job opportunities with one-touch application taking less than a minute. Remarkably, in the future, Viec Lam Tot aims to accompany blue-collar workers to improve professional skills, increase opportunities to get better jobs, thereby improving income and the quality of life”.
In Q3 of 2021, the Vietnamese labor market was severely affected by the Covid-19 epidemic. According to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam, the number of underemployed people in working age in Q3 of 2021 exceeded 1.8 million, which was the highest number recorded in the past 10 years. According to a report of the Ministry of Labour – Invalids and Social Affairs, more than 17.8% of enterprises are facing labor shortage. The launch of Viec Lam Tot not only helps to solve the current labor shortage but also aims to solve the riddle of the supply-demand for blue-collar labor in the long run. With the trend of economic development focusing on industry and services, along with the shift in labor structure, Viec Lam Tot predicts that the blue-collar labor force in Vietnam will reach 43 million people by 2025.
In terms of development strategy, Ms. Tran Minh Ngoc – Director of Viec Lam Tot said, “In order to become an efficient and reliable job posting platform for enterprises and blue-collar workers, we plan to invest in technology and digital data to bring a smart digitized solution to reduce time and resources during the recruitment cycle and ensure an plentiful source of market-leading candidates for enterprises. At the same time, we also invest in strengthening partnership with relevant agencies, departments and professional training organizations to improve professional skills for blue-collar workers.”
As one of the first job posting platforms specialized in the blue-collar labor segment in Vietnam, this platform owns a simple, easy-to-use interface, optimized for the experience of job seekers across 24 blue-collar occupations including Sales, Worker, Shipper, Security Guard, Kitchen Assistant, Driver… Job seekers can quickly apply for jobs within 1 minute by directly contacting the recruiter via phone call, text message or creating a brief application within 5 steps. In October 2021, Viet Lam Tot recorded more than 3.2 million job visits and more than 1.4 million job vacancies.