Ippanshoku: Assistant position limited to general office work

Ippanshoku refers to an assistant position limited to general office work. As opposed to sougoushoku which is a regular full-time position with the prospect of promotion. The salary for a ippanshoku position is not as high as that for a sougoushoku one. On the other hand, it is popular among job seekers who prioritize their personal time and like to do office work at their own pace in a steady environment. Industries such as banks recruit staff for these kinds of ippanshoku positions.

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