will showcase career-enhancement and capacity building opportunities for data scientists after its parent company Persol Holdings Limited terminates its online learning program DataShip. Persol Holdings announced the shutdown earlier this month.

TechPlay operates a sub-domain to list job opportunities for IT and web engineers at — which was launched in July last year. The site will continue to provide recruitment support and branding services to corporate users. It also provides career-improvement information to individuals.

Tokyo-headquartered Persol Holdings owns job sites for part-timers at and at, a bilingual job site at, a job site dedicated to the fashion industry at, a temporary jobs site for IT and manufacturing engineers at PersolTechnology, and a referral adoption services at There’s also a job site for c-suites at to help high-end candidates further develop their careers, to connect business partners, a career-change site at, a job site for people with disabilities at, job-hunting services for students at and at, and a recruitment support service at

Other Japanese jobs sites’ operators — like Human Resocia Inc. (DaiJob), and Interworks Inc. —  also offer career support programs to meet the massive manpower shortages in the local IT and engineering sectors.

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