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Japan – Firms urged to send staff to disaster zones

11 November 2013

Japan’s Reconstruction Agency is strengthening its efforts to help companies dispatch personnel to municipalities in the Tohoku region still facing chronic workforce shortages more than two years after the devastating March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, reports the Japan Times.The Reconstruction A...


World – Women are critical to making companies stronger

11 November 2013

Recruitment firm ManpowerGroup, a strategic partner of the World Economic Forum (WEF), has advised that closing gender gaps is not about hitting quota numbers; but more about making companies stronger. This is critical to ensure the continuing talent sustainability of the world's workfo...


Japan – WDB Holdings improves on last year but fails to meet forecast

8 November 2013

Recruitment and human resource services company WDB Resources (2475: JP) reported revenue for the six months ending 30 September 2013 of JPY 12.37 billion (USD 125.4 million), a rise of +4% compared with JPY 11.9 billion (USD 120.6 million) last year.The company reported an operating profit of JP...


Japan – Fullcast Holdings continues to struggle

8 November 2013

Japanese recruitment firm Fullcast Holdings Ltd., (4848: JP) reported revenue for the nine months ending 30 September 2013 of JPY 12.65 billion (USD 128.2 million), a fall of -47.6% compared with JPY 24.1 billion (USD 244.3 million) for the same nine month period last year.The company reported an...


Japan – Trust Tech reports Q1 growth

8 November 2013

Japanese technical recruiter Trust Tech Inc., (2154: JP) reported revenue of JPY 4 billion (USD 40.6 million) for the first quarter ending 30 September 2013, an increase of +7.9% from JPY 3.7 billion (USD 37.5 million) last year.The company reported an operating profit of JPY 256 million (USD 2.6...


Japan – JAC Recruitment continues performing well in tough market

8 November 2013

JAC Recruitment (2124: JP) reported revenue during the nine months ending 30 September 2013 of JPY 5.37 billion (USD 54.4 million), an increase of +16.6% compared with revenue of JPY 4.6 billion (USD 46.7 million) for the same period last year.The company reported an operating profit of JPY 1.515...


Japan – Other staffing firms report lacklustre results

8 November 2013

In addition to the results reported by major Japanese staffing firms today, there have also been results from some of the smaller providers; Nippon Information Development, Crie Anabuki, and Ecomic Co., for the six months ending 30 September 2013.The overall trend was year-on-year declines in rev...


China – If your face fits… welcome aboard

8 November 2013

Landing a job has become increasingly difficult in recent years. Applicants spend hours writing and re-writing their CVs in hopes of standing out from the crowd and securing a job. For an airline in China, however, it comes down to whether or not your face fits… literally.Image is everything in t...


China – 51Jobs reports improved results for Q3

7 November 2013

Chinese job board and HR provider 51job Inc. (JOBS: NSQ) reported revenue of RMB 419.6 million (USD 65.6 million) for the third quarter ending 30 September 2013, an increase of +12.3% compared with revenue of RMB 373.7 million (USD 60.9 million) last year.Gross profit for the period was RMB 291.5...


Japan – Meitec Corp. reports H1 growth

7 November 2013

Japanese engineering staffing firm Meitec Corp. (9744: JP) reported revenue for the six months to the end of September 2013 of JPY 35.75 billion (USD 362.6 million), an increase of +4.8% compared with JPY 34.13 billion (USD 346.1 million) last year.The company reported an operating income of JPY...