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2018 Q3 Job Applicant Confidence Index

Professionals in Japan rank skills development as the top reason for a job switch

  • Japanese professionals cited the desire to develop new skills (16%), securing a better salary package (13%) and no perspective for professional growth in current organisation (12%), along with better work/life balance (9%), as the top reasons why they are likely to switch jobs. 
  • In the next 12 months, professionals in Japan surveyed are most optimistic about skills development (54%), expansion of their scope of function (44%) and compensation level (35%). 


Find out how confident job applicants are in Japan as compared to other countries