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Tight labor market in Japan forces companies to revamp recruitment

Business / Corporate Apr 22, 2019

Tight labor market in Japan forces companies to revamp recruitment

Major firms will begin hiring university graduates year-round, Keidanren said Monday, revamping Japan's long-standing education-to-employment pathway in response to the changing labor market. Keidanren, the country's most powerful business lobby and also known as the Japan Business Federation, will no longer expect its members to ...

Business Sep 10, 2018

Japan business mission arrives in Beijing

A Japanese business mission arrived in Beijing on Sunday as the governments of both countries continue preparations for mutual visits by their leaders. The team, which has 240 participants, was formed by the Japan-China Economic Association, whose chairman is Shoji Muneoka of Nippon Steel & ...

Business Sep 5, 2018

Keidanren arranging talks over review of graduate hiring rules

Keidanren is arranging talks with the government and universities to review its guidelines on the hiring of university graduates, it was learned Wednesday. The country's biggest business lobby, also known as the Japan Business Federation, hopes to discuss whether to introduce year-round recruitment for university ...