Vietnam has seen steady growth in its economy and tourism sector. Along with its low cost, this Indochina Peninsula country has become one of the most popular countries for people to reside in from around the world. Although there is some paperwork (Visa) that would need to be taken care of, moving to Vietnam is not as complicated as it may sound. The only things required are preparation, money, and a visa to enter the country.
The first step that needs to be completed is by choosing a city. For those who prefer to be part of a large expat community, Hanoi is the perfect choice for them. Besides the expat community, there will be lots of English teachers and NGOs there.
Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) is another bubbling city that is perfect for digital nomads, entrepreneurs, and backpackers. People can pick any district they want to reside within Ho Chi Minh. Many districts are cheaper in terms of cost of living, but most expats stay in District 1 and 3.
Those who prefer less hectic cities can opt for Da Nang, Hoi An, and Nha Trang City. Hoi An is smaller and cheaper than Ho Chi Minh
Named as “Asia’s Leading Destination” by World Travel Awards in 2018, Vietnam tourism industry has grown exponentially. With its rich cultural and historical background, supported by developing infrastructure, people come from all over the world by plane, car or even foot. Some come as tourists; others come to look for work. To support the growing tourism industry and infrastructure, Vietnam’s transport officials have major ambitions concerning the county’s aviation industry. Air routes have the potential to bring more tourists and trade. Therefore, the government is doing their best to upgrade the airports as well as starting construction on new ones. These upgrades and constructions will result in a wider range of employment opportunities, both for locals and foreigners. For those of you who are looking for opportunities to take part in Vietnam tourism industry, especially in the aviation sector, we have gathered up data on some of the best Airports and Airlines that might be the place for you to work!
Da Nang Airport – Da Nang, Central Vietnam
Crowned as the best airport in Vietnam by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) in 2018, this should be the number one in your “airport to work for” list.
Ho Chi Minh’s rapid economic and cultural development is one of the main reasons why numerous international companies have opened subsidiaries in this city and region. Based on future economic projections, that trend of new international companies establishing a presence in the city will continue to rise for the foreseeable future.
As a result, the demand for translators in Ho Chi Minh has never been greater, mainly for English to Vietnam and vice versa, but also for other languages. Here we will present the top five translator jobs in the city of Ho Chi Minh. Each of them is a unique opportunity to make a decent living and even to put some money aside.
Most of the foreign executives and managers that come to do business in Ho Chi Minh, and Vietnam in general, hire a personal translator to translate for them during business meetings and other arrangements. In most cases, the translator also assumes the role of a personal assistant and take cares of other matters such as booking flights, hotels, making lunch reservations in hotels, translate documents, and so on. Typically, personal translators are well paid and are employed full time.
Hundreds of international
More and more English teachers see Vietnam as a prime destination where they can work and live. There are several reasons why Vietnam is so attractive destination for many English teachers. Some of the most notable ones include the fascinating culture, the foreign-friendly people, the tropical climate, and the colorful markets.
Thanks to its rapid economic development and the numerous foreign companies in Vietnam and the millions of English speaking tourists that visit the country each year, the demand for English teachers and tutors has never been greater. Especially, if the teacher is a native speaker and has years of experience in teaching under their belt.
Job requirements and salary
English teachers are required to have at least a Bachelor’s degree and will need to pass a criminal background check. In addition to that, some employers may ask for a TEFL certificate. Even though that’s not mandatory but it’s recommended to have it. In average, English teachers make from $800 to $1,800 per month, more if they are employed by some of the elite international schools. Most full-time English teachers work 30 to 40 hours per week, that’s when you add up office hours, lesson planning, and