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Employment practices in Singapore

Postby ggggggwoman » Sun, 08 Dec 2013 1:46 pm

There are three employment practices peculiar to Japan. Those are
Simultaneous recruiting of new graduates, Nenko System and Lifetime Employment.

Because of that people in Japan who changed jobs more than two or three times are often subject to discrimination.

People who are over 35 are often subject to discrimination no matter how experienced they are.

People who have not got a job before graduation are often subject to discrimination.

I would like to know if Singaporean bosses
are reluctant to hire older subordinates. It is true that Japanese bosses in Singapore who have worked in Japan for a long time are reluctant to hire older subordinates.

Simultaneous recruiting of new graduates
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simultaneo ... _graduates

Japan: Rethinking Lifetime Employment
http://www.businessweek.com/managing/co ... 141933.htm

Nenko System
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nenko_System

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Postby ggggggwoman » Sun, 08 Dec 2013 2:18 pm

I think emploment practices are unreasonable and inefficient. That is why Japan is far behind Singapore in terms of talent competitiveness.

Singapore ranks 1st in talent competitiveness in Asia
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/business/11/ ... eness-asia

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Postby JR8 » Sun, 08 Dec 2013 2:58 pm

ggggggwoman wrote:I think emploment practices are unreasonable and inefficient. That is why Japan is far behind Singapore in terms of talent competitiveness.

Singapore ranks 1st in talent competitiveness in Asia
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/business/11/ ... eness-asia


Singapore ranks 2nd on INSEAD's Global Talent Competitiveness Index
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/bus ... 00460.html

:???:

Either way, Japan is culturally completely different from SG. Furthermore SG imports a great deal of foreign labour, JN does not.

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LinkedIn

Postby ggggggwoman » Mon, 09 Dec 2013 12:10 pm

LinkedIn is not popular in Japan, as Japanese employment practices are isolated from the rest of the world.


http://blog.btrax.com/jp/2013/09/08/linkedin2/

The above link indicates the number of Linked In users in the U.S. is 84 million, while the number of Linked In users in Japan is 800 thousand.

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Postby JR8 » Mon, 09 Dec 2013 12:56 pm

Of course. You don't get 98% of jobs in JP via casual networking with strangers on the internet.

They still have a culture of having a job-for-life and ... their family life and identity being completely entwined with the identity of their employer.

I can imagine that Linked-In in JP might be considered low-class, renegade, 'career slut', and generally unproper > hence unpopular.


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