Firms seeking foreign help get guidance on visas

National Sep 23, 2017

Firms seeking foreign help get guidance on visas

by Daisuke Kikuchi

The Justice Ministry has drafted guidelines to help companies that want to hire international students understand the types of jobs eligible for granting visas. The guidelines, released Friday, focus on fields related to creativity and culture, such as animation, manga, fashion, design and food. They ...

Forum stresses career benefits of study abroad

National Aug 28, 2013

Forum stresses career benefits of study abroad

by Kazuaki Nagata

Japanese students should buck the stay-at-home trend and instead study overseas to gain skills to survive in an ever more globalized and competitive world, experts and former international students said at a recent forum on overseas study in Tokyo. Those skills include not only languages ...

Firms go abroad by hiring foreign students here

Reference | FYI Feb 26, 2013

Firms go abroad by hiring foreign students here

by Kazuaki Nagata

As Japanese companies continue to look overseas for opportunities to expand, an increasing number are trying to hire foreigners — or what they call "global human resources." As part of this trend, it is growing more common for foreign students studying here to apply for ...