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Hays Specialist Recruitment Japan

Christine Wright Managing Director

Office locations

  • Akasaka Twin Tower, Main Tower 7F, 2-17-22 Akasaka,
    Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-0052
    Tel +81 (0)3-3560-1188

  • Sumitomo Fudosan Shinjuku Oak Tower 14F 6-8-1 Nishi-Shinjuku,
    Shinjuku-Ku, Tokyo Japan, 163-6014
    Tel +81 (0)3-4579-9660

  • 5F Azuchi-machi Building 3-4-10 Azuchi-machi,
    Chuo-ku, Osaka, 541-0052
    Tel +81 (0)6-4705-5545

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Hays Specialist Recruitment is a global company with more than 7,600 staff operating from 270 offices across 32 countries. We are a specialist staffing group focused on providing the full spectrum of human capital services on a worldwide basis to specific vertical industries. Established in 2001, Hays Specialist Recruitment Japan K.K. is a professional services group working with multinational and domestic companies, large corporate, medium-sized, small and start-up businesses.  We offer a comprehensive range of human capital disciplines, such as Permanent Placement, Retained Search, Temporary Consulting Assignments, and Recruitment Process Outsourcing.

Hays Japan is also the only foreign recruitment company in Japan to operate three local offices, serving the Kanto region from Akasaka and Shinjuku, and Kansai from central Osaka.  We specialise in placing English/Japanese bilingual candidates.  We pride ourselves in the fact that although we are a global organization, we have adapted our model and localised it to suit the Japanese market. Hays Specialist Recruitment Japan currently have a 6:4 ratio of Japanese to foreign consultants, and 85% of our staff are bilingual,  meaning we are equally capable of working with Japanese domestic and foreign affiliated companies. We also produce the Annual Hays Asia Salary Guide and Quarterly Report to give an insight into our business and the business climate that we operate in.


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Hays Japan covers 13 specialisms:

  • Accountancy and Finance

  • Banking

  • Finance Technology

  • Human Resources

  • Information Technology

  • Insurance

  • Legal

  • Life Sciences

  • Office Professionals

  • Property

  • Resource Management

  • Sales & Marketing

  • Supply Chain

What sets us apart?

  • A high performance culture. We are ambitious and strive to achieve the best results for our customers.

  • True recruitment experts managing the recruitment process from start to finish.

  • Best training and development for consultants in the recruitment industry, providing consistently high quality service and results.

  • Ongoing/real time surveys of our customer experience.

  • Only foreign recruitment company in Japan with the Privacy Mark

  • Complete HR solutions by offering 3 services, Permanent, Temporary and Recruitment Process Outsourcing

  • Access to the global market for candidates and country specific market information.