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Report of the 23rd Daijob Go Global Career Fair
70% of attendees had experience studying overseas, around 30% of attendees studying abroad after working for three years.
On October 10th 2014, Daijob.com held the 23rd Daijob Go Global Career Fair for foreign-affiliated and global Japanese companies wishing to hire skilled, bilingual professionals.
Around 60% of exhibiting companies were foreign-affiliated and 6 companies with operations in Korea were present, looking to hire for technical positions in manufacturing. While many companies specialized in IT, industries such as logistics/retail, manufacturing and hotels/travel/food were also represented. 74% of attendees had over 3 years of business experience and 68 nationalities (inc. Japanese) were represented at the cosmopolitan event.
◆Attendee Questionnaire Results: Current Job Hunting Situation
When asked "Why are you thinking of joining a foreign-affiliated/global company?", many students responded it was due to the "opportunities to work abroad", while those with work experience mentioned a "flat company structure".
◆Attendee Questionnaire Results: Studying Abroad
Among the questionnaire respondents, 72% had experience studying abroad while 28％ studied abroad after 3 years of work experience. 70% of those who studied abroad before turning 26 studied at a University or post-graduate institution, while 65% studied abroad for over a year. Of that 65%, 35% studied abroad for over 3 years.
38% of those who studied abroad after turning 26 studied at a language school while 55% studied at a University or post-graduate institution. 67% studied for over a year while 31% of those studied for over 3 years. Only 6% of those who studied abroad after turning 26 stayed for less than 3 months, compared with 12% of those under 26.
◆Career Fair Overview
【Date】： October 10th 2014 (Fri)
【Location】： Otemachi Sankei Plaza (4F)
【Foreign-affiliated Companies】 Intel K.K.、KUMHO TIRES Co., Inc.、 MITSUBISHI FUSO TRUCK & BUS CORP、RALPH LAUREN CORPORATION JAPAN、Avinton Japan K.K.、ABOV Semiconductor Co., Ltd.、Intersoft K.K.、HRnet One K.K.、SUNGJIN FO-MA INC.、DASSTECH Co., Ltd.、Hankook Tire Co., Ltd.、Booking.com BV、Unience Co., Ltd.、LEOC Co., Ltd.、Robert Walters Japan K.K.、Skillhouse Staffing Solutions K.K.
【Global Japanese Companies】 EP Consulting Services (Panache) Co., Ltd., Kobe Bussan Co.,Ltd., 3e Inc., Yume Technology Co., Ltd., Iconic Japan Co., Ltd., Star Corporation Co., Ltd., Daijob Global Recruiting Co., Ltd., Human Resocia Co., Ltd.
Number of Participants: 742. 74% of attendees had over 3 years of work experience.