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  • 25 Jun 2017 14:19 | JHRS (Administrator)

    Providing employment opportunities for the disabled is changing from being perceived as "support" activities to a diverse market breaking new ground by meeting individual and community needs as well as boosting local economies.

    Source: https://mainichi.jp/

  • 20 Jun 2017 14:11 | JHRS (Administrator)
    Japanese firms say shrinking domestic demand is their biggest worry over the next three years while labor shortages are a close second, a Reuters poll found, highlighting the difficulties of coping with a dwindling and rapidly aging population.

    Source: https://www.reuters.com/

  • 20 Jun 2017 14:08 | JHRS (Administrator)

    The nation’s hotel operators and real estate firms are ramping up their hiring of foreign workers to capitalize on booming in-bound tourism and increasing property investment from wealthy overseas buyers.

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

  • 16 Jun 2017 13:52 | JHRS (Administrator)

    In May 2015, Hiroki Inaba, vice president of Goldman Sachs Japan Co.’s legal department, came out as gay, after almost 13 years with the company and 10 years since the company established its LGBT Network, which was formed by staff to promote understanding of sexual minorities.

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

  • 15 Jun 2017 13:56 | JHRS (Administrator)

    The government said Thursday it has confirmed 27 cases of suspected illegal job placement for retired or retiring bureaucrats, but none were conducted systematically as in a previous case at the education ministry.

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

  • 13 Jun 2017 13:51 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO (Jiji Press) — In the face of acute labor shortages, a number of businesses have adopted four-day workweeks and others are looking at the option in a bid to secure personnel by offering more diverse ways of work.

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

  • 12 Jun 2017 13:05 | JHRS (Administrator)

    In the face of acute labor shortages, a number of Japanese businesses have adopted four-day workweeks and others are looking at the option in a bid to secure personnel by offering more diverse ways to work.

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

  • 09 Jun 2017 12:58 | JHRS (Administrator)

    One of the bedrock principles of market economics is that as demand for labor goes up, so do wages. Lately, there has been evidence that this idea may no longer be true.

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

  • 08 Jun 2017 13:01 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO--Tokyo's central business district was the scene of an annual ritual on the morning of June 1, the first "official" day of job interviews, as students clad in black suits streamed into the offices of big companies.

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

  • 07 Jun 2017 13:02 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- Japan's businesses are lunging to hire fresh college graduates amid a labor shortage, with three in five students graduating next spring having already secured preliminary job offers.

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

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