Apr 12, 2016

Sharp to nearly double intake of recruits following takeover

Sharp Corp. said Monday it will nearly double the number of new recruits for fiscal 2017 as it begins to rebuild under Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. The struggling electronics maker plans to hire 290 graduates — 200 university graduates and 90 high ...

Fiscal year heralds 890,000 new recruits

Apr 1, 2015

Fiscal year heralds 890,000 new recruits

An estimated 890,000 new recruits began work at companies, public offices and other organizations across Japan on Wednesday as the nation marked the start of the 2015 fiscal year. Central and local governments, as well as many private-sector companies, held welcome ceremonies for new ...

Tohoku schools, businesses welcome new faces

Apr 1, 2014

Tohoku schools, businesses welcome new faces

With the start of the new fiscal year Tuesday, schools and companies in the areas hit by the March 2011 disasters welcomed newcomers as a breath of fresh air in the region’s efforts to rebuild. At Ryori Elementary School in Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, which ...

Firms go abroad by hiring foreign students here

| Feb 26, 2013

Firms go abroad by hiring foreign students here

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As Japanese companies continue to look overseas for opportunities to expand, an increasing number are trying to hire foreigners — or what they call “global human resources.” As part of this trend, it is growing more common for foreign students studying here to apply ...