Adecco launches temp site for female engineers

09 Jul 2018

Japanese staffing firm Adecco.co.jp has launched a new temporary jobs site designed to encourage more women to explore IT-specific positions.Adecco's Engineer Girl homepage

The company’s newly-launched Engineer Girl page features IT positions for inexperienced female workers, as well as case studies from women who have successfully made a career change to IT.  In a news statement, it said it also trains temporary employees who are not experienced in the IT field, by providing free e-learning courses.

Established in 1985, the Tokyo-headquartered firm is a Japanese subsidiary of human resource company Adecco Group. It has 3,000 employees.

The corporation operates a temporary tech jobs site at TBrain.Adecco.co.jp. It also runs a general temporary jobs site Haken.Adecco.co.jp, a regular jobs site SpringJapan.com, and a jobs site for fresh graduates at Campus.SpringJapan.com. The company recently acquired a freelance tech jobs site A-Star.co.jp (we reported on the acquisition here).

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Tariq Ahmed Saeedi

Tariq Ahmed Saeedi writes stories on sharing economies in Asia – particularly Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam, Korea, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Iran. He joined the AIM Group in January 2016. Tariq is also a spotter, monitoring global marketplace industry’s updates. He carries more than 15 years of writing experience. Tariq frequently contributes economic/tech news and analysis to a daily The News International and a magazine. He has also written features and interview articles for various other publications and some of his write-ups have been cited for references in reports by the World Bank and archived in Florida Institute of Technology’s library. Tariq has also narrated corporate website content for Audi importer in Pakistan and others. He started his career from a television’s current affairs department in 2003 and later joined the country’s premier news agency Pakistan Press International.