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 lobby pushed back the start of its members’ selection procedures for students in their fourth college year, including interviews, by four months, to Aug. 17. This drew criticism from students and small firms because it lengthened the overall job-hunting period.

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