Nov 9, 2015

Keidanren to OK June start for annual corporate recruitment drives

Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) will allow member firms in 2016 to launch their annual graduate recruitment drives in June, rather than August, Chairman Sadayuki Sakakibara said Monday. The move comes just after the nation’s biggest business lobby decided earlier this year to delay the ...

Nov 3, 2015

U.S. hails trilateral summit, talks between Abe, Park

Washington on Monday hailed Sunday’s summit between Japan, China and South Korea. “We support their efforts to improve relations among the three countries,” Elizabeth Trudeau, director of the State Department’s press office, said in a press briefing. “We believe strong and constructive relations between ...

Chinese business mission to visit Japan from Nov. 12

Oct 30, 2015

Chinese business mission to visit Japan from Nov. 12

A delegation of executives from 50 major Chinese companies is set to visit Japan from Nov. 12, former Chinese Vice Premier Zeng Peiyan, who will head the mission, told a visiting Japanese ruling party official in Beijing. It will likely be the biggest mission ...

Oct 25, 2015

Job recruiters might come knocking in June, not August: Keidanren

Keidanren might let member firms start recruiting university prospects in June rather than August, allowing them to target students set to graduate in spring 2017, informed sources said Sunday. The proposal comes after the nation’s largest business lobby, also known as the Japan Business ...

Keidanren to rethink timing of annual student recruitment drive

Sep 15, 2015

Keidanren to rethink timing of annual student recruitment drive

Keidanren plans to revamp its rules on how member firms can conduct recruitment campaigns for university students, sources said. The shake-up comes after some small companies and students complained about a change that came into play this year. This year, the nation’s biggest business ...

May 26, 2015

Business lobbies to send joint delegation to China in November

Keidanren and two other business associations will send a delegation to China in November in hopes of strengthening economic cooperation between the two countries. It will be the first time for the three bodies — Keidanren, the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry and ...