University students and others set to graduate in spring 2015 cannot be overly optimistic during this year’s job hunting season, which officially started Sunday, as companies are generally willing to take on more new hires due to signs of economic recovery but major firms remain highly selective.
The employment rate among new graduates this spring was 93.9 percent, up for a second consecutive year, according to a government survey. As many predict the economy will further improve due to such factors as the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, a significant number of companies are considering increasing the number of their recruits.
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