Tohoku schools, businesses welcome new faces

Apr 1, 2014

Tohoku schools, businesses welcome new faces

With the start of the new fiscal year Tuesday, schools and companies in the areas hit by the March 2011 disasters welcomed newcomers as a breath of fresh air in the region’s efforts to rebuild. At Ryori Elementary School in Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, which ...

Firms go abroad by hiring foreign students here

| Feb 26, 2013

Firms go abroad by hiring foreign students here

by Kazuaki Nagata

As Japanese companies continue to look overseas for opportunities to expand, an increasing number are trying to hire foreigners — or what they call “global human resources.” As part of this trend, it is growing more common for foreign students studying here to apply ...