Can Japan, land of lifetime employment, handle the rise of freelancers?

14 May 2017 13:35 | JHRS (Administrator)

The rise of freelancing represents a significant shift from Japan’s traditional lifetime employment system. After serving as the main pillar of the postwar labor system for decades, lifetime employment has virtually collapsed amid the multiple recessions brought on by the bubble economy’s implosion in the early 1990s and the 2008 global financial crisis.


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