Simultaneous recruiting of new graduates

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Simultaneous recruiting of new graduates or periodic recruiting of new graduates is the custom that companies hire new graduates all at once and employ them.wikipedia
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Entry-level job

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In Japan, entry-level jobs are classified further into three categories, that is, entry-level positions for students who have not graduated from high school or university yet, entry-level positions for job-seekers who have recently graduated and entry-level positions for those who have less than 3 years' work experience, however, very few employers post jobs for entry-level positions for job-seekers who have recently graduated.
Simultaneous recruiting of new graduates

Job hunting

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In Japan, most students hunt for jobs before graduation from university or high school, seeking "informal offers of employment" one year before graduation, which will hopefully lead to "formal offer of employment" six months later, securing them a promise of employment by the time they graduate.
Simultaneous recruiting of new graduates

Salaryman

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Salaryman
The salaryman typically enters a company after graduating college and stays with that corporation his whole career.

NEET

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This practice leaves thousands of young Japanese sidelined in extended studies, part-time jobs, or on unemployment benefits instead of fully participating in the domestic economy and contributes to producing a great number of freeters and neets in Japan.
Simultaneous recruiting of new graduates

Freeter

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This practice leaves thousands of young Japanese sidelined in extended studies, part-time jobs, or on unemployment benefits instead of fully participating in the domestic economy and contributes to producing a great number of freeters and neets in Japan.
Simultaneous recruiting of new graduates

Permanent employment

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Nagoya University professor Mitsuru Wakabayashi has stated, "If this custom is joined to permanent employment, it produces closed markets of employment, where outplacement is hard, and the employees tend to obey any and all unreasonable demands made by their companies so as not to be fired.".
Simultaneous recruiting of new graduates (Japan)

Japanese work environment

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Simultaneous recruiting of new graduates

Economy of Japan

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This custom was unique to Japan and South Korea.

Economy of South Korea

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This custom was unique to Japan and South Korea.

Japan

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In Japan, entry-level jobs are classified further into three categories, that is, entry-level positions for students who have not graduated from high school or university yet, entry-level positions for job-seekers who have recently graduated and entry-level positions for those who have less than 3 years' work experience, however, very few employers post jobs for entry-level positions for job-seekers who have recently graduated.

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Large companies in particular (e.g. those listed in Nikkei 225), prefer to hire new graduates of prestigious universities "in bulk" to replace retiring workers and groom in-house talent, and the numbers can vary widely from year to year.

Toyota

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One example is Toyota; the company hired over 1,500 new graduates in 2010, but this number was barely half of the number employed the year before, and Toyota announced its intention to cut new hires in 2011 further down to 1,200.

Part-time contract

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This practice leaves thousands of young Japanese sidelined in extended studies, part-time jobs, or on unemployment benefits instead of fully participating in the domestic economy and contributes to producing a great number of freeters and neets in Japan.

Unemployment benefits

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This practice leaves thousands of young Japanese sidelined in extended studies, part-time jobs, or on unemployment benefits instead of fully participating in the domestic economy and contributes to producing a great number of freeters and neets in Japan.

University of Tokyo

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Yuki Honda, a professor at the University of Tokyo's Graduate School of Education, has said "Whether they get a job when they graduate decides their whole life".

Ken Mogi

Ken Mogi, a Japanese brain scientist, points out that limiting job opportunities would lead to a human rights issue and that Japanese companies cannot secure non-traditional competent people in the current job hunting system.

Labor market of Japan

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The basic Japanese employment structure is known as "Simultaneous recruiting of new graduates" and "ranking hierarchy", which includes seniority wages and lifetime employment.

Shūshin koyō

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Shūshin koyō starts with an event called Simultaneous Recruiting of New Graduates in which a large cohort of recent university graduates all enter a company at once.

Gap year

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The employment practice known as simultaneous recruiting of new graduates matches students with jobs before graduation, meaning sabbaticals are highly unusual in Japan.

Higher education in Japan

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A common custom practiced by Japanese employers is simultaneous recruiting of new graduates.

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Reluctantly, he took up a position at a menswear store, from which he got inspired, but after a few months, he tentatively took up an offer for a civil service position based on the civil service test that he had taken during the job search.

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Simultaneous Recruiting of New Graduates

Graduate recruitment

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