Apex Blog

5 Points to Consider When Evaluating an Early Retirement Package

Apex KK 02/12/2020

As a wave of cost reductions hit the workforce, more companies are offering early retirement packages this year. More than 10,000 employees across the 60 Japanese listed companies, which is 1.7 times the 2019 total, have been offered buyout packages by September, 14※.

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ERP Pitfall? A Manager’s Prolonged Job Change Process Case Study

Apex KK 25/09/2020

If your company is ready to offer you an early retirement package (ERP), would you accept it? Receiving a buyout may seem like the right move for those who are already seeking new opportunities. However, even after your initial emotions settle, you will need to weigh both the pros and cons of ...

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10 Years of Helping Candidates and Clients Achieve Professional Success

Apex KK 01/09/2020

September 1st marks the 10 year anniversary of Apex K.K., an executive search firm located in Tokyo. How has Apex been able to sustain prolonged success in a highly competitive market?

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Best advice for improving your online job interview skills

Apex KK 24/08/2020

The job change market remains favorable to job seekers compared to a period of 7 years around the Lehman shock※, as shown by the report that the ratio of job offers to job seekers in June was still 1.11. As the pandemic has made online job interviews an essential hiring tool, it takes up 15-minute ...

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Will Coronavirus Accelerate Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace?

Apex KK 22/07/2020

“Diversity and Inclusion” has become a hot-topic as an increasing number of global firms in Japan have started promoting it as part of their corporate culture. Diversity and Inclusion management creates a working environment in which diverse groups or individuals have equal access to opportunities ...

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5 Tips for Acing Your Online Job Interview

Apex KK 12/06/2020

A WEB/online job interview is an increasingly common part of the recruiting process globally in our COVID-19 era. While the number of WEB/online job interviews is expected to soar, poor preparations can derail even the best candidates. Here, you will learn the 5 tips for acing your WEB/online job ...

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