Sunday, May 29, 2022

Japan mulls allowing blue collar foreign workers to stay indefinitely

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In a major shift, Japan is looking to allow foreign nationals in certain blue-collar jobs to stay indefinitely starting as early as the 2022...

Why Japanese refuse to WFH

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As a virus mitigation effort, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is urging people to work from home. His government’s goal is to cut the number...

Female Financial Analysts Urge Change in Male-Dominated Profession

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With the gender gap still large among financial analysts in Japan, women who have blazed a trail in the male-dominated profession are calling for...

Japan Offers Lowest Pay Rise in Eight Years

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Japanese companies are offering the lowest wage increases in eight years as labour talks wrap up on Wednesday, in a sign the Covid-19 pandemic...

Japan eyes robots to boost COVID-19 testing

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Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s administration has attracted criticism for Japan’s paucity of testing. His government is under pressure to show it has the pandemic...

Japan Delays Move to Increase Women in Leadership Posts

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Japan will delay by up to a decade its target to raise the percentage of women in leadership posts to 30 per cent -...

Japan Looks to Thai Workers

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Japan’s workforce has been facing a severe manpower shortage for the past decade. Like many other developed nations, a large portion of the younger...

Robot built for Japan’s ageing workforce finds COVID-19 role

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Mira Robotics developed its Ugo robot to reinforce greying Japan's shrinking workforce, but as the coronavirus threat persists, the Japanese start-up is offering its...

Over 3 million jobs could be lost in Japan due to...

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Up to 3.01 million jobs could be lost in Japan due to the new coronavirus pandemic in the year through next March, an impact...

Foreign Tech Trainees in Japan Allowed to Switch Jobs

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Foreign trainees are a common sight in the cities of Japan, especially in recent years. Japan has been facing a huge population problem due...

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Remote Work Forcing Companies to Rethink Location-Based Pay

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The pandemic untethered millions of people from their big-city offices, allowing them to move to smaller communities where they could work from home. But...

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Employers in Singapore Expect to Recruit with Anticipated Increase in Business...

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Image by rawpixel.com Almost half of the employers in Singapore have plans to increase the number of full-time employees in 2022, according to the latest Hays Asia...

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9th Malaysian Shared Services and Outsourcing Week

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Venue:  Malaysia Date:    13-16 June 2022 The pandemic has proved the importance of Shared Services, and the demand for Shared Services is rising. Malaysia remains...

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