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  • 21 Apr 2017 15:20 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO - Japan's plans to implement more employee-friendly laws are set to prove painful for many companies, with half saying labor costs will rise and two-thirds considering ways to lift productivity to offset the impact of the reforms, a Reuters poll showed.

    Source: http://www.todayonline.com/

  • 18 Apr 2017 15:27 | JHRS (Administrator)

    A government panel on regulatory reform is in discussions to urge more widespread adoption of the limited regular employment system, in which regular workers are hired on open-ended contracts with limits on their work location or hours.

    Source: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/

  • 18 Apr 2017 15:17 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- Seven-Eleven Japan and four other major convenience store operators in the country will introduce self-checkout registers that can read the prices of items that are still in a basket, the latest effort to cope with a severe lack of manpower.

    Source: http://asia.nikkei.com/

  • 17 Apr 2017 14:46 | JHRS (Administrator)

    Teleworking, a work style that features telecommunications technology that allows people to work at any time or place, is becoming common, buoyed by a recent trend to require a review of conventional work approaches, as well as an improvements in the security level of computers.

    Source: http://the-japan-news.com/

  • 16 Apr 2017 13:27 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- Japan’s unusually long hours on the job have triggered a health crisis. An alarming rise in suicide among overworked employees has finally forced the government to limit overtime. But the proposed new ceiling on overtime is so high -- 100 hours per month -- critics say it still won’t protect workers.

    Source: http://www.cbsnews.com/

  • 15 Apr 2017 14:50 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- Wage growth in Japan slowed slightly in 2017 to 2.1%, 0.02 percentage point lower than in 2016, a survey compiled Friday by The Nikkei showed.

    Source: http://asia.nikkei.com/

  • 08 Apr 2017 13:32 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- Just over 3,300 new college graduates are expected to start working at Japan's three megabanks next April, a roughly 25% decline from the current fiscal year, as financial institutions rethink their hiring priorities in a difficult business environment largely precipitated by negative interest rates.

    Source: http://asia.nikkei.com/

  • 05 Apr 2017 17:17 | JHRS (Administrator)

    Neo Career's strategy is to match employers with candidates as well as provide various sources of help to both parties, such as customer service training and instruction on the visa application process.

    Source: http://asia.nikkei.com/

  • 02 Apr 2017 13:39 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO — More Japanese companies are active about deploying intellectually disabled workers in key positions as a way of promoting their business diversity.

    Source: https://www.japantoday.com/

  • 31 Mar 2017 13:45 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- A serious lack of labor is pushing up wages in various industries in Japan. In turn, consumers are about to begin paying more for goods and services.

    Source: http://asia.nikkei.com/

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