Amid labor crunch, firms woo graduates' parents to outdo rivals

Apr 6, 2017

Amid labor crunch, firms woo graduates' parents to outdo rivals

As job openings outnumber job-seekers in Japan, graduates looking for employment have an upper hand. As a result, more firms are trying to woo their parents through seminars and home visits to get ahead of rivals. While students are keen to respect their parents' opinions ...

/ Mar 28, 2014

Jobless rate edges down to 3.6% but offers sag

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in February fell 0.1 point from the previous month to 3.6 percent, the lowest since July 2007, the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry said Friday. It was the first improvement in two months, but the number of new job offers ...