Japanese graduates attend a job fair in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters

Do stressed millennials spell end for ‘shukatsu’, Japan’s notorious graduate recruitment process?

  • An ageing population, dwindling workforce and changing attitudes to life-work balance force a rethink of Japan’s infamously tough job-hunting season
  • So stressful is ‘shukatsu’ that many students say it has driven them to consider suicide
Topic |   Japan

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Japanese graduates attend a job fair in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
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