Where are all the applicants?

Monday July 3rd, 2017 · by Murray Clarke

I was reading some Japan Institute of Labour surveys (again) and created a graph to help illustrate the challenge of finding candidates in Japan. Every recruiter knows this struggle. Less than 8% of employees in Japan came into their job within the past year (survey from 2015) and over 45% of employees have been in…

86 and Rising!

Thursday February 16th, 2017 · by Murray Clarke

It’s been a year to the day since I posted the “Japan Recruitment: show me the numbers!” post and it’s about time we provided an update. In citing the annual ManpowerGroup “Global Talent Shortage” survey of 2015, a year ago I cited the result that in 2015 a staggering 83% of hiring managers and HR…

EXPERIS EXECUTIVE UPDATE

Friday August 19th, 2016 · by Murray Clarke

Hi there, We wanted to provide the market with a quick update on some things happening at Experis. NAME CHANGE On August 9th two Experis companies merged to become Experis Executive in order to align our strategy, vision and brand. The strongest units with previous companies have been retained and expanded to become teams under the…

PRESS RELEASE: One Company, One Vision

Wednesday August 17th, 2016 · by Murray Clarke

日本語版は下に続きます。 August 17, 2016 ManpowerGroup Strengthens Service Capabilities Through Business Integration of Executive Search Subsidiaries Integration of Executive Search Subsidiaries into Experis Executive Workforce solutions company ManpowerGroup Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Yokohama, Kanagawa; Director, Representative Executive Officer and President: Masahiro Ikeda), announces the business integration of its subsidiaries Experis Technology Futures, Co., Ltd. and Experis Professional…

Horses for Courses

Monday March 14th, 2016 · by Murray Clarke

The biggest complaint I hear from hiring managers is usually that agents are sending them loads of resumes that are off spec. It is wasting their time and patience. Or in fact, the opposite scenario where the clients is waits and waits for resumes from their agent and gradually loses patience – even though when they…