We take a look at the labour market in Cambodia and get some expert advice on how to recruit, induct and train staff, as well as how best to seek employment in the Kingdom if you’re looking yourself.
A big reason for Cambodia’s economic growth, driven by garment exports and tourism, which saw Cambodia’s economy grow by an average of 7.7 per cent between 1995 and 2018 (according to the World Bank) has been affordable labour.
However, As Cambodia develops and rapidly transforms, it is transitioning from a low-skilled, labour-intensive growth model to a skills-driven one. The Cambodian government has also prioritized Industry 4.0, introduced increased minimum wages and is concentrating on diversifying its workforce.
Updated June 2020
Recruitment Top Tips
Here’s a few things to remember when recruiting in Cambodia.
Recruitment and Retention
Recruitment agencies can save you time and effort in Cambodia. Here’s a guide on how to make the most out using recruitment agency services in Cambodia and some common hiring practices.
Skills Top Tips in Cambodia
Skills are something expats talk about a lot in Cambodia. Here’s some gems from those conversations put together in one place, meaning you can benefit from various advice before you set out to find superstar employees for your business.
Typical Pay Grades in Cambodia
Salary negotiations are tricky at the best of times and in Cambodia can be even more so.
Here are some answers to a few issues you might run into when discussing salaries in Cambodia.
Training in Cambodia
Training courses in Cambodia are varied and range in scope from improving skills in IT to management techniques, communication skills, customer care, administration, sales and more.
Here is some extra information on the training available for you and your staff in Cambodia.
Looking for Work in Cambodia
If you are looking for a job, Cambodia presents plenty of unique opportunities, however the landscape is changing and job skills sets and sectors are also trending as the whole nation develops.