Aug 8, 2013

1 in 5 university grads without secure jobs

A preliminary report by the education ministry shows that roughly 1 in 5 of the country’s university graduates this spring were either jobless or without secure employment. The 20.7 percent of graduates in the category represented a 2.2 percentage point decline from a year ...

Japanese seek jobs abroad amid tough home market

Feb 20, 2013

Japanese seek jobs abroad amid tough home market

Miki Hotta, 26, works in Jakarta as a reporter for a local Japanese-language newspaper after failing to land a job back in Japan with any of the firms she contacted. Hotta started job hunting in September 2008 as a Nagoya college junior, and sent ...