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  • 21 Aug 2017 14:38 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- For startups, recruiting young talent can be difficult. So, CyberBuzz, a Tokyo-based online marketer, has come up with a rather unconventional way to "connect" with promising students before they are poached by big companies.

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

  • 21 Aug 2017 14:35 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO--Companies in Japan are becoming more active in hiring people with mental health issues as they prepare for a new law on the employment of people with disabilities due to take effect next spring.

    Source: https://japantoday.com/

  • 11 Aug 2017 13:25 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO — It is becoming more common for female employees to take maternity leave in Japan, but female politicians still get taunted even for becoming pregnant.

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

  • 11 Aug 2017 13:22 | JHRS (Administrator)

    The number of factories, offices and other business bases where such law violations were found came to 4,004 across the country, the highest level since 2003, the earliest year for the existing data, the ministry said.

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

  • 07 Aug 2017 14:06 | JHRS (Administrator)

    According to a labor ministry survey for June released on Friday, the average hourly pay of part-time workers rose 3.1 percent from a year earlier, up for the 64th straight month.

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

  • 28 Jul 2017 14:33 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- Japan had more than one regular full-time job opening for every applicant on average -- the first this has occurred since November 2004 when the government started collecting data.

    Source: https://asia.nikkei.com

  • 28 Jul 2017 14:32 | JHRS (Administrator)

    Labour shortages in Japan have reached a new level of severity, with more permanent jobs open than there were applicants for the first time on record.

    Source: https://www.ft.com/

  • 28 Jul 2017 14:08 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- Japan had more than one regular full-time job opening for every applicant on average -- the first this has occurred since November 2004 when the government started collecting data.

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

  • 26 Jul 2017 14:25 | JHRS (Administrator)

    The number of cases in which disabled people were abused by their employers decreased 13.4 percent in the year ending March 2017, the labor ministry said Wednesday.

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

  • 25 Jul 2017 14:30 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO (AFP) - Japan aims to cut suicides by 30 per cent over 10 years, with the government on Tuesday (July 25) approving a plan which seeks to curb extreme work hours seen as contributing to one of the world's highest suicide rates.

    Source: http://www.straitstimes.com/

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