Organisations in Japan plan to hire more new graduates
More organisations in Japan are increasingly interested in adding more new graduates to their workforce, according to a survey by Recruit Works Institute, an affiliate of job information provider Recruit Holdings.
It was revealed in the survey that 15.5% of responding organisations intend to hire more university and graduate school graduates in the spring of next year than they did a year earlier, while 3.6% expect the opposite. A margin of 11.9 percentage points marked the biggest margin since comparable records began in 2011.
The results show that organisations’ eagerness to hire new graduates is rapidly recovering from the downturn caused by the pandemic. Furthermore, a majority of companies across all industries were planning to increase hiring of new graduates, outpacing those who plan to hire less.