Dec 19, 2013

13% of firms to up grad hiring: poll

Companies’ plans for hiring new graduates is seeing a minor improvement, according to a survey by a labor market research institute. Recruit Works Institute, an arm of Recruit Holdings Co., said Wednesday that 13.3 percent of the companies it surveyed are planning to increase ...

SMBC Nikko, Daiwa increase hiring

Dec 18, 2013

SMBC Nikko, Daiwa increase hiring

by Takahiko Hyuga

SMBC Nikko Securities Inc. and Daiwa Securities Group Inc. have increased their hiring targets for university graduates to bolster retail brokerage operations as stocks rally. SMBC Nikko recruited 460 graduates to start in April, 50 more than earlier planned, spokesman Tadataka Ishida said Wednesday. ...

Dec 15, 2013

48% of firms to hire foreign students in Japan in 2014: survey

Nearly half of Japan’s companies expect to hire foreigners studying in Japan next year, according to survey by a job information company. According to Disco Inc., 48.4 percent of the companies intend to hire such students in fiscal 2014, which is 13.2 points higher ...