Hays opens new office in Japan

13 Sep 2018

Jobs site Hays.co.jp, a subsidiary of leading British recruitment company Hays Plc, has moved into a new spacious office in Osaka, ahead of expanding its workforce in West Japan. 

Hays Japan now has three offices: its headquarter in Tokyo, a Yokohama branch and the new one in Osaka.

“Hays Japan is expanding its business at a high pace in West Japan as it aims to increase its number of employees to provide the best recruitment services and solutions,” the company said in a statement.

Established in 2001, Hays Japan had 200 employees as of January. It provides recruitment services for permanent, contract, temp and temp-to-perm staffing and outsourcing.

Hays Plc employs 10,800 staff operating from 256 offices in 33 markets. The group has inducted around 70,000 candidates into permanent positions and secured temporary assignments for around 240,000 people over half a century.

In Japan, Hays faces competition from staffing giants like Recruit HoldingsDIP Corp., Persol HoldingsMyNavi Corp. and CareerIndex.jp.


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.