Top companies move to hire more foreign employees

May 1, 2016

Top companies move to hire more foreign employees

Japan’s top companies are increasingly moving to give foreign people permanent contracts, judging that the benefits of diversification are well worth the challenges. Among them is convenience store chain Lawson Inc., which has awarded between 10 and 30 percent of its graduate positions to ...

Apr 22, 2016

Nomura eliminates 32 jobs in Big Apple

Nomura Holdings Inc., the nation’s biggest brokerage, has cut 32 jobs in New York City. The bank disclosed the figures in a so-called Warn notice dated Tuesday and posted on the state Labor Department’s website. The Tokyo-based company is eliminating 60 jobs outside Japan, ...

Apr 2, 2016

U.S. job-seekers return at fastest pace since before recession

Americans are flooding back into the job market at the fastest pace since before the Great Recession, encouraged by steady hiring and some signs of higher pay. The flow has halted, at least temporarily, one of the economy’s more discouraging trends: the sharp decline ...