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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 ...

'Make or break' job-hunting season begins for university students in Japan

National Mar 1, 2018

'Make or break' job-hunting season begins for university students in Japan

Job fairs were held across Japan on Thursday, kicking off the job-hunting season for students graduating from university next spring. The monthslong recruitment process can make or break careers. Lifetime employment is still common in Japan, especially compared to Western countries. This year, students are likely ...