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Global Opportunities for Global Minds
(Apr.21)

Philip Carrigan

The promise of lifetime employment is disappearing in Japan. The age of companies that look after their employees from the cradle to the grave is gone. The struggle to find skilled executives in a competitive landscape is becoming increasingly difficult and organizations must now deal with a labor market that has choices. The demand for skilled professionals outweighs supply. Judith Love, a business franchise head of a major pharma, explains, “Without a doubt, finding people who meet the standard that the job demands is one of our biggest challenges. There are many people who have been in their jobs for far too long. We often meet candidates who could clearly do the job, but they lack the diverse experience that would take them to the next step. We are interested in candidates where we can help build their skills and give them an international experience to further their careers.” ...

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