Almost 900,000 new recruits mark first day at work

Business Apr 3, 2017

Almost 900,000 new recruits mark first day at work

An estimated 890,000 new recruits at companies, public offices and other organizations marked their first day at work on Monday, the first business day of the new fiscal year. Job availability for graduates has continued to improve over the past several years, with 90.6 percent ...

Tohoku schools, businesses welcome new faces

National Apr 1, 2014

Tohoku schools, businesses welcome new faces

With the start of the new fiscal year Tuesday, schools and companies in the areas hit by the March 2011 disasters welcomed newcomers as a breath of fresh air in the region's efforts to rebuild. At Ryori Elementary School in Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, which was ...