We’d like to thank you for taking the time to read about our IT Team at the Morgan McKinley office in Tokyo. We’re fortunate to be on a team for a discipline that has become a must for businesses to achieve success.
With the upcoming Olympics and the continued growth of Japan’s economy, Japan’s labor shortage is a very popular topic of discussion with many of our clients. This is something that is affecting all job specializations. Japan’s economy continues to grow; with a fairly steep increase since 2012.
As part of our commitment to our IT community, we often meet with our stakeholders in the market to discuss trends and what they see as being important for their organisation and the industry as a whole.
Advertising agencies have been some of the preferred destinations for new graduates in Japan, and the reputation of the big 3 Japanese agencies are still putting stars in the eyes of a lot of young people.
For decades, Japan has had a reputation of a country with high barriers to the growth of new businesses. However, this has been changing a lot in the last few years and we have witnessed exponential growth in the number of start-up companies launching in Japan and growing in size.
I’ve recently joined the Morgan McKinley team in Tokyo to look after Talent Acquisition and have found the most common question to be “What is it like to work at Morgan McKinley?” So here are my thoughts after my first 12 weeks...