May 14, 2014

Staffing agency Recruit plans IPO

Staffing services provider Recruit Holdings Co. plans an initial public offering on the Tokyo Stock Exchange as soon as October, people with knowledge of the matter said. The Tokyo-based firm is expected to seek a valuation of more than ¥1 trillion, the people said, ...

Oct 8, 2013

Firms hiring more foreign students

by Kazuaki Nagata

Aiming to secure capable manpower and to grab more business overseas, Japanese companies are increasingly looking to hire foreign people who have studied in Japan, according to a recent survey. The survey, released last week by Disco Inc., a Tokyo-based recruitment consulting firm, shows ...