Line Corp., the Tokyo-based subsidiary of the South Korean internet search giant Naver Corporation, has found another strong partner to nourish its part-time job startup Baito.Line.me after dissolving a joint venture with staffing firm Persol Career Inc.

Recruitment operator MyNavi Inc. agreed to start feeding listings from its part-time job ad site at Baito.MyNavi.jp into Baito.Line.me from Nov. 25 when the JV termination would take effect. Terms of the new business alliance have not been disclosed.

Persol transferred all its shares – equivalent to 40% of the issued shares – in the joint venture to Line Corp. last month. It took the decision in the aftermath of discontinuation of its part-time job service WebAn.jp. Froma.com, Hatalike.jp, Baitalk.jp, Jukunavi.com, Hanbai.in, Workgate.co.jp, SftWorks.jp, E-Aidem.com and many others are already in the part-time job segment.

Persol and Line Corp. jointly launched the job-matching site in Feb. 2015 to provide part-time job information. Baito.Line.me lets users browse job ads nationwide from the Line app. The app is used by more than 81 million people, while the marketplace has exceeded 15 million users.

Line Corp. also runs a general job site Career.Line.me in collaboration with recruitment sites’ operator En-Japan Inc..

Established in Aug. 1973, Tokyo-headquartered MyNavi also owns and manages a job site for pharmacists at Pharma.MyNavi.jp and Kango.MyNavi.jp to connect nurses with employers. It operates a career-change site at Tenshoku.MyNavi.jp, a temporary dispatch service at Staff.MyNavi.jp, a job site for the manufacturing industry at MyNavi-Seizo.jp and Athlete-Career.MyNavi.jp to connect athletes with sports businesses. The group also owns and operates a real estate platform at Chintai.MyNavi.jp.

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