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Japan – Recruit Holdings revenue up 5.1% on the back of strong growth in HR technology

9 August 2019

Japanese staffing firm Recruit Holdings (6098: JP) reported revenue today for the first quarter ended 30 June 2019. Revenue stood at JPY 594.4 billion (USD  billion), an increase of 5.1% when compared to the previous year.

Revenue growth during the first quarter was primarily driven by strong growth...


Japan – Persol first-quarter revenue up 4.1%, but net income tumbles

9 August 2019

Persol (2181: JP), the Japanese staffing giant, reported revenue today for the first quarter ended 30 June 2019 of JPY 235.2 billion (USD 2.22 billion), an increase of 4.1% when compared to the previous year.

The Tokyo-based company operates a joint venture in the Asia Pacific region with Kelly...


Japan – Trust Tech full-year revenue rises 24.8% while profit see gain

9 August 2019

Japanese technical staffing firm Trust Tech (2154: JP) reported revenue today of JPY 81.59 billion (USD 560.2 million) for the full year ended 30 June 2019, an increase of 24.8% compared with the previous year.

Revenue growth was mainly due to continued strong growth in the technical field.

 

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Japan – Human Holdings revenue up slightly but net profit slips

9 August 2019

Human Holdings Co. Ltd. (2415:JP), a provider of human resource and employment services in Japan, reported revenue today of JPY 21.23 billion (USD 200.6 million) for the first quarter ended 30 June 2019, an increase of 1.5% when compared to the previous year.

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New Zealand – EFU Investment acquires Consult Recruitment

9 August 2019

New Zealand-based specialist recruitment firm, Consult Recruitment, announced their acquisition by Auckland-based investment firm, EFU Investment Ltd.

The deal was effective from 31 March 2019. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

The acquisition sees the existing senior leadership...


Japan – En-Japan revenue rises 22.7% but profits fall

8 August 2019

Japan-based recruitment and job information provider En-Japan Inc (4849:TYO) reported revenue today of JPY 13.76 billion (USD 129.6 million) for the first quarter ended 30 June 2019, a 22.7% increase compared to last year.

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Japan – Crie Anabuki revenue and profits sink in Q1

8 August 2019

Japanese HR services provider Crie Anabuki (4336: JP) reported revenue for the first quarter ended 30 June 2019 of JPY 1.60 billion (USD 15.1 million), a decrease of 3.5% compared to the same period last year.

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Malaysia – Majority of employees feel equipped to deal with digitalisation in their jobs: Randstad

8 August 2019

The majority, or 87%, of employees in Malaysia feel equipped to deal with digitalisation in their jobs, according to a survey from Randstad.

The survey also found that 89% of respondents expect their employers to invest more in developing their digital capabilities to help them stay employable.

Despite...


Philippines – Department of Labor and Employment drafting new bill to end illegal labor contractualisation (Inquirer)

8 August 2019

The Philippines’ Department of Labor and Employment has been drafting a reconsolidated version of a bill seeking to end illegal labor contractualisation, even including a provision that will give more authority to the agency, reports Inquirer.net. The announcement made by Labour Secretary Silvestre...


Japan – Matching Service Japan Q1 revenue and profits increase

7 August 2019

Matching Service Japan (6539:TYO), a recruitment firm based in Japan, reported revenue of JPY 959 million (USD 9.0 million) for the first quarter ended 30 June 2019, an increase of 10.8% compared to the previous year.

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