Major companies are increasingly hiring experienced employees. According to a research conducted by Nihon Keizai Shinbun, hiring of experienced employees increased by 6.1 percent compared to last year. Companies are deploying these experienced hires to strengthen new lines of business. Sony plans to hire 400 experienced employees, or 14 percent increase from last year, topping the group of manufacturing companies to increase experienced hires. Seven Eleven Japan plans to hire 475 employees.
In a survey of 2081 companies, new recruits for the spring of 2008 decreased 0.2 percent to 126,850 indicating that while companies aggressively recruit on campuses, they are also aggressive in hiring experienced employees to secure necessary talents. (Source: Nihon Keizai Shinbun
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