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  • 20 Oct 2017 14:10 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO: When Japan’s largest package-delivery company announced that it was raising pay in response to a severe shortage of drivers, Shota Fukuyama answered the call.

    Source: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/ 

  • 16 Oct 2017 18:34 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- Flight attendants and ground staff who work irregular shifts can now more easily return to work after childbirth as some airports have set up flexible nursery facilities for their children.

    Source: https://japantoday.com/

  • 13 Oct 2017 18:31 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO — Once a week, the Japanese insurance company where Mr Shinsuke Nakamura works tries to enliven its morning staff meeting by having employees give personal presentations. The topics tend to be mostly innocuous: hobbies, pets or wine recommendations.

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

  • 06 Oct 2017 18:11 | JHRS (Administrator)

    [TOKYO] Wages of Japanese workers rose in August from a year earlier, reversing from the previous month's decline, in a sign of a gradual pick-up in workers' income amid a tightening labour market.

    Source: http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/

  • 06 Oct 2017 18:07 | JHRS (Administrator)

    Airport operators in Japan are looking to open day care centers at their facilities in an effort to keep airline and airport staff from leaving their jobs after having children.

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

  • 03 Oct 2017 18:06 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Major businesses on Monday held ceremonies for university students and graduates to whom they have made offers of employment next spring.

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

  • 03 Oct 2017 13:29 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Companies in Japan’s service industries are struggling to hire and retain staff as the labor market becomes the tightest in decades, and are increasingly taking unorthodox steps to alleviate the shortage.

    Source: http://www.reuters.com/

  • 30 Sep 2017 13:28 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- Japanese manufacturing-sector employment averaged more than 10 million workers from January to August, exceeding that mark for the first time since 2010 as companies bring more production home while exports recover on a mild global economic recovery.

    Source: https://asia.nikkei.com/

  • 22 Sep 2017 13:26 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- Japan will offer workers from overseas on-the-job training in processing agricultural goods, seeking to relieve a labor shortage for employers that increasingly handle aspects of the farming business beyond producing.

    Source: https://asia.nikkei.com/

  • 21 Sep 2017 15:14 | JHRS (Administrator)

    SHARI, HOKKAIDO – With a view of Mount Shari in the distance and an ocean breeze wafting in from the Sea of Okhotsk, working in this coastal community in northeastern Hokkaido is certainly an escape from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo.

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

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