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  • 20 Mar 2017 13:22 | JHRS (Administrator)

    Graduate recruitment in Japan looks a bit like a scene from the movie The Matrix. Hordes of students dressed in identical black suits and white shirts make the rounds of seminars, tests and interviews. Even as jobs outnumber applicants, these “Agent Smiths” still fight it out for coveted positions at big-name companies, while leaving smaller employers out in the cold.

    Source: http://www.businessmirror.com.ph/

  • 17 Mar 2017 13:14 | JHRS (Administrator)

    Japan is hiring foreign talent and it is now a top priority that international students attending Japanese universities stay on in the country, with the government offering new incentives such as subsidised company internships, help with finding jobs on graduation, stepped-up Japanese language courses and more streamlined processes for work visas after graduation.

    Source: http://www.universityworldnews.com/
  • 15 Mar 2017 13:25 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- A labor shortage is helping Japan's temporary and part-time workers win greater pay increases than its full-timers, a reversal that adds to signs of gains by lower-wage workers globally.

    Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/

  • 04 Mar 2017 14:36 | JHRS (Administrator)

    Only 3.7 percent of Tokyo area employees left work early last month to mark the launch of the “Premium Friday” quit work early campaign on Feb. 24, an online survey says.

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

  • 02 Mar 2017 14:40 | JHRS (Administrator)
    Unable to hire enough employees to staff its nurseries at a time of strong demand, JP-Holdings Inc is paying more overtime and bringing in part-time workers to fill shifts. That's eating into its bottom line - a trend seen across Japan's labor intensive industries, from delivery companies to restaurants and even the 400,000-employee strong postal system. 


    Source: http://www.reuters.com/
  • 21 Feb 2017 00:33 | JHRS (Administrator)

    With the rise in female employees and the graying of society, more companies are allowing staff to reject relocations without risking promotions as Japan’s work environment slowly grows more family-friendly.

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

  • 21 Feb 2017 00:30 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- The growing ranks of Japanese working two or more jobs may soon enjoy a firmer safety net, as the labor ministry aims to offer unemployment benefits to those working a combined 20 hours a week at multiple companies.

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

  • 19 Feb 2017 14:02 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO — With a rise in female employees and the graying of society, more Japanese companies are allowing staff to reject relocations without risking promotions in a shift to a more family-friendly working environment.

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

  • 18 Feb 2017 14:00 | JHRS (Administrator)

    The government proposal to limit overtime for salaried workers is supposed to reduce the incidence of karōshi (death from overwork), which often takes the form of suicide, and yet the authorities seems squeamish about making demands on employers.

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

  • 17 Feb 2017 14:04 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- Stuck in an outdated seniority-based evaluation system, Japanese companies are reluctant to identify key performers and reward them monetarily. There is a disparity with other Asian economies in this regard and it is expanding.

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

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