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 ...

Mar 11, 2015

Uber pledges to enlist 1 million female drivers by 2020

Ride-hailing app Uber, under the microscope due to a handful of driver assaults on passengers in some cities, pledged in a blog post on Tuesday to sign up 1 million female drivers around the world by 2020. The ride service did not provide comparable ...

Sep 29, 2014

Suspected Islamic State recruiter held in Spanish custody

A Spanish court Sunday remanded in custody the suspected leader of a militant cell based in North Africa that recruited fighters for the Islamic State jihadists. High Court Judge Javier Gomez Bermudez in Madrid ruled that there was a “high probability” that Mohamed Said ...

Headhunter goes global

| Aug 3, 2014

Headhunter goes global


If Yohei Shibasaki hadn’t previously worked for Sony Corp., the giant that once dominated the global electronics industry, his 7-year-old human resources firm might not have grown so fast. “Don’t just look at the Japanese market, but always target the global market. Offer innovative ...

Apr 8, 2013

Delay recruitment even longer

A new education ministry team will request that businesses delay job-recruitment activities for university students until April of their senior year.