Abe identifies priorities for fiscal 2018 budget

/ Jul 15, 2017

Abe identifies priorities for fiscal 2018 budget

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to give budget priority to fostering human resources as the government proceeds with the process of drawing up the fiscal 2018 state budget. Japan faces the difficult task of securing enough revenue to cover the rapidly aging nation's ballooning social ...

Headhunter goes global

| Aug 3, 2014

Headhunter goes global

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If Yohei Shibasaki hadn't previously worked for Sony Corp., the giant that once dominated the global electronics industry, his 7-year-old human resources firm might not have grown so fast. "Don't just look at the Japanese market, but always target the global market. Offer innovative products ...

Motivating workers to earn licenses reaps rewards

Jun 18, 2013

Motivating workers to earn licenses reaps rewards

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To survive the prolonged recession, a growing number of companies have adopted systems to encourage employees to attain professional or specialist qualifications, hoping the investment will motivate them and that the newfound expertise will help develop new products or business expansion. Tomoko Kawada, 37, of ...