2015 Nov C20 Japan’s People Problem- The Facts About A Talent Shortage

Getting right people on the team is absolutely critical for business success anywhere and Japan is without doubt one of the most difficult places to hire in the world. With 1.27 open jobs per job seeker nationwide there is currently a huge shortage of suitably qualified professionals to do a wide range of jobs across industries. Unfortunately, for those of us running businesses here it’s only going to get a whole lot harder in the coming years and it’s absolutely critical that organisations prepare themselves for the challenges that this will pose.

David Swan, Managing Director Japan & Korea for Robert Walters will explain the dynamics of the job market that have created this situation and provide some strategies and ideas for you and your organisations to be in the best position possible to obtain the talent you need on your team.

Robert Walters is the leading foreign, mid-career global recruitment consultancy in Japan. David joined Robert Walters Japan in 2002, was appointed Managing Director in November 2009 and he established the Group’s Korea operations in October 2010. Since this time, the Japan business has become the most profitable, Tokyo the second largest office and Seoul one of the fastest offices for the group globally. David is also a regular commentator to the media on a wide range of issues pertaining to the Japanese labour market.

Date– Friday, 13 November 2015 1230PM-1400PM
Roppongi Hills Club- PROTEUS Room
51 fl. Roppongi Hills Mori Tower,
6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku,
Tokyo, 106-6151 Japan