Fiscal year heralds 890,000 new recruits

National Apr 1, 2015

Fiscal year heralds 890,000 new recruits

An estimated 890,000 new recruits began work at companies, public offices and other organizations across Japan on Wednesday as the nation marked the start of the 2015 fiscal year. Central and local governments, as well as many private-sector companies, held welcome ceremonies for new personnel. Addressing ...

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 ...