Jan 7, 2014

'Neets' band together to up esteem

by Koichi Tsujimura

Some 170 “neets” have jointly established a company, hoping to defy the social view of them as underdogs. A neet is a young person who is “not in education, employment or training.” Currently, there are an estimated 630,000 neets aged between 15 and 34 ...

Project prods jobless young to test strengths

Jun 21, 2013

Project prods jobless young to test strengths

by Tomohiro Osaki

Only two years after establishing a company in 2005, young entrepreneur Yujun Wakashin found himself in an unexpected predicament: his co-founder and employees ganged up on him, ousting him from his own firm. Was there disagreement over management policies? No. It was because Wakashin, ...