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24 Nov, 2014

Foreign workers in demand amid tourism surge | The Japan Times

Demand for foreign workers has been strong in Japan over the past few years as the number of foreign tourists rises and an increasing number of domestic companies aim to expand their business abroad.

Since its establishment in 2004, Globalpower Inc., a Tokyo-based staffing agency specializing in foreign nationals, especially those with strong Japanese-language skills, has sent its registered workers to over 1,000 companies across a wide range of industries.

The company said department stores and shopping malls are particularly interested in its service, as they hope to provide language services for foreign customers, and that manufacturers seeking to advance into the global market are also searching for foreign workers.

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