Initiatives for Project to Promote the Availability of Human Resources for Industries in Shimane Prefecture
February 1, 2010
ITOCHU Corporation (hereinafter “ITOCHU”) announces that ITOCHU and its subsidiary CAPLAN Corporation (hereinafter “CAPLAN”), which offers temporary staffing services, have today launched the “Shimane UI-Turn (*) Jobchange Support Services.” The companies will help those living outside Shimane Prefecture embark on new careers.
In December 2009, CAPLAN was certified as a fee-based job placement agency for the FY2009 Project to Promote the Availability of Human Resources for Industries in Shimane Prefecture. ITOCHU and Shimane Prefecture signed the Alliance Agreement on Joint Efforts to Develop Industries, etc. in Shimane Prefecture in February 2005 and have advanced joint initiatives aimed at revitalizing the local economy. The “Shimane UI-Turn Jobchange Support Services” is part of these initiatives.
ITOCHU will continue to provide support for regional revitalization through alliances with local governments.
- UI turn is a generic term used to refer to the movement of emigration from metropolitan areas to rural areas. U-turn is defined as emigration back to one's hometown and I-turn is emigration to a rural area unrelated to one's hometown.
Details of “FY2009 Project to Promote the Availability of Human Resources for the Industries in Shimane Prefecture
|Purpose||To promote the development of industries in Shimane Prefecture by helping companies in Shimane Prefecture recruit human resources with professional and technical skills that are difficult to find locally, through cooperation with a private fee-based job placement agency certified by the prefecture.|
|Date of certification as a fee-based job placement agency||December 4, 2009|
Provision of the “Shimane UI-Turn Jobchange Support Services” at the CAPLAN office. Provision of information on professional and technical job opportunities in Shimane Prefecture through cooperation with staff agencies headquartered in Shimane Prefecture.