Hiring Trends

Navigating Your Career Choices in the Staffing & Recruiting Sector

It’s no secret that Japan has had one of the largest skills gap globally for a while and the trend does not seem to be slowing down.  There are many factors causing this but the most obvious one is the gradual declining birthrate that has been a long-standing factor as well as specialized skills in …

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Is Your CRM or ATS Holding Your Data Hostage?

One of the first recruitment agencies where I worked many years ago, had a very toxic environment where we could never trust the colleague sitting next to us in fear they would steal our candidate or client information.  Most recruiters would only put candidates or clients into the database once they already had a contract …

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Culture is King: The Importance of Culture in Recruitment

This is the 3rd and final interview with Chad Lafferty, Managing Director of Wahl+Case and Board Director of EQIQ talking about the importance of hiring, training and creating a cohesive culture in the recruitment industry. Watch the full interview here or read the interview script below. https://youtu.be/iXoelD864yY https://youtu.be/iXoelD864yY Brad So, hi this is Brad from …

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Supporting Tech Startups in Japan: An Interview with Chad Lafferty of Wahl+Case

This is the first of three interviews with Chad Lafferty, Managing Director of Wahl+Case and Board Director of EQIQ talking about the tech start up market in Japan and how they have diversified their businesses to support clients better in the new economy.   Watch the full interview here or read the interview script below. …

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Randstad Professionals Japan: Leadership Series 2 of 3 (The Role of Recruiters in Japan for the New Economy)

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email This is part 2 of the Leadership Series and it was great to get Cameron’s insight into how they have adapted and stayed ahead of the curve during these challenging times. Follow the Randstad Professionals story and stay tuned for more thought leadership …

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Starting a New Career in Uncertain Times

The job market globally is grim and not much different here in Japan but with all the bad news surrounding us, there are positives that people should remember.  (Graph:  Number of new job offers in Japan dropped significantly in July 2020) source: tradingeconomics.com source:  tradingeconomics.com During my recent tracking of notifications on Linked In,  I …

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