Veteran staffing firm Persol Career Co. Ltd., which operates multiple recruitment verticals, has announced the launch of a new referral recruiting business MyRefer Inc..

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In a news statement, Persol Career said MyRefer was the result of an in-house entrepreneurial contest. The business was incorporated to accelerate its growth and is linked to the jobs marketplace I-MyRefer.jp.

The marketplace has gain 360 recruitment clients since its launch in May. It promotes referral recruitment by leveraging technologies for data screening. I-MyRefer.jp is aimed at fresh grads, mid-career and temporary jobs.

MyRefer offers employers a smartphone app and an applicant tracking system along with candidate introductions via a simple notification service. The company said its referral adoption activation service cuts recruiting cost by 80 percent.

Operating since the 1950s, Tokyo-headquartered Persol Career Co. Ltd. has a portfolio of job sites as enormous as those of its competitors: Recruit HoldingsEn-Japan Inc., and MyNavi Corp..

The company operates 11 recruitment sites including part-time jobs sites WeBan.jp and Baito.Line.me, a career-change information portal Doda.jp, and a job site for people with disabilities at Doda.jp/Challenge. Then, there’s a recruitment support service at Doda.jp/Consultant, a job site for c-suites at Persol-Career.co.jp/Biz/Executive, a bilingual job site at Brs-P.jp, a job site dedicated to the fashion industry at Crede.co.jp, and job-hunting services for students at Campus.Doda.jp and Doda-Student.jp and tech jobs site at TechPlay Career.

 

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