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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 ...

Record 97% of university graduates land jobs

Business / Economy May 20, 2016

Record 97% of university graduates land jobs

A record-high 97.3 percent of university graduates in Japan were employed as of the beginning of the fiscal year on April 1, according to government data released Friday, reflecting companies' increasing appetite for recruitment. The employment rate of job-seeking university graduates rose 0.6 percentage points ...

Job-hunting season kicks off for university students in Japan

Business Mar 1, 2016

Job-hunting season kicks off for university students in Japan

Amid a lingering labor shortage at Japanese companies, the job-hunting season for university students due to graduate next spring began Tuesday, with company information sessions being held nationwide. Experts said that as many companies are showing a willingness to hire, students will benefit from what ...