Mitsubishi Corp. said Friday it will start its first-ever large-scale midcareer recruitment campaign to inject new talent into its information technology sector.

Mitsubishi, Japan’s largest trading house, revised its personnel system for the first time in 30 years this April, switching from the traditional seniority system to a merit-based one. The recruitment campaign is part of the company’s effort to place more importance on employees’ capabilities, it says.

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