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 ...

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, ...