Rikunabi – the largest recruitment website for new graduates in Japan
リクナビ Rikunabi is the largest job searching support website operated by Recruit Career Co., Ltd. The website has the largest number of job postings in the industry and is used by many companies which are popular with job-seeking students including big corporations, famous venture companies and foreign-affiliated companies. Therefore, if you are looking for a job in Japan, this website is essential to register. Additionally, this website not only has a wide range of contents which are useful for the preparation of job-searching activities but it also holds events, which are ideal for the information gathering on job-searching activities.
|Service type||Job searching website|
|Number of jobs||–|
|Number of registered users||–|
|Operating company||Recruit Career Co., Ltd.|
|Capital||643.35 million yen|
|Representative director||Daizo Kobayashi|
|Established||November 28, 1977|
|Head office||Gran Tokyo South Tower, 1-9-2, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo|
|Japan offices||Tokyo, Saitama, Yokohama, Utsunomiya, Sapporo, Sendai, Morioka, Koriyama, Kanazawa, Niigata, Nagano, Matsumoto, Toyama, Shizuoka, Hamamatsu, Nagoya, Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Okayama, Hiroshima, Takamatsu, Matsuyama, Fukuoka, Kumamoto, Kagoshima|
A closer look at Rikunabi
Following are the service features of Rikunabi.
- The largest number of companies posted in the industry
- You can search for companies that suit you based on a variety of search conditions
- Many events are held such as joint interviews
- Full of useful contents for the preparation of job-seeking
- Efficient creation and management of entry sheet
- Analyzes your orientation based on the companies you have checked and recommend companies
- A large number of small and medium-sized companies are listed
1. The largest number of companies posted in the industry
Rikunabi has the largest number of job postings in the industry (as of March 2019). It achieved No.1 in the “job information website used by senior students” in a survey of new graduates who were recruited in 2019 (conducted by Leggenda Corporation), and it is mostly used among undergraduate and graduate students who aim to become a full time employee after graduation.
2. You can search for companies that suit you based on a variety of search conditions
On Rikunabi, you can search for companies not only by industry, job category and area but also by company size, target students actively recruited and company benefits, and apply to them.
3. Many events are held such as joint interviews
In addition to the job searching support seminars, Rikunabi also holds joint interview events in which you can participate in explanatory sessions and interviews in multiple companies at once. By participating in these events, you can gather information and advance your selection activities efficiently.。
4. Full of useful contents for the preparation of job-seeking
Rikunabi offers a wide range of useful contents for your job-seeking such as self-analysis tool “Rikunabi Shindan” which allows you to have a result in five minutes what kind of jobs are suitable to you, a test version of SPI test, industry research content, know-how on how to write entry sheets, job-seeking schedules and etiquettes.
5. Efficient creation and management of entry sheet
With Rikunabi OpenES, you can create and manage entry sheets which consume your time and effort to write over and over again all at one time, so that you can apply to multiple companies efficiently.
6. Analyzes your orientation based on the companies you have checked and recommend companies
Rikunabi analyzes your orientation based on the companies added to your favorite list and introduces you to companies which are suitable and recommendable to you. In addition, you can see the companies that are attracted by the students from your school in a rank format.
7. A large number of small and medium-sized companies are listed
Among the 31,564 companies listed on Rikunabi, 15,180 companies which are 48 % of all are small to medium-sized companies with less than 100 employees (as of March 2020). This is as twice as the other major job searching websites, which makes Rikunabi a job searching website with strengths in small to medium-sized companies.
How to use Rikunabi
What is “Open ES”?
“Open ES” is Rikunabi’s original common entry sheet. You can submit your pre-registered entry sheet and resume to multiple companies. Registration is free, and you can apply to several thousand companies.
What is “Scout”?
“Scout” is a message sent from a company that is interested in you by seeing your OpenES. It will only be sent to those who have entered and saved their information in OpenES and have registered for the scout function in OpenES. When you accept the scout, you can apply to the company.
I want to register my language skills.
For the registration, confirmation and modification of your language skills and qualification, go to ”Confirmation/change registration” -> ”Qualifications and language skills” in Your Intension and Orientation. For qualifications which are not indicated in the registration field, please appeal directly to the company in your correspondence.
Use Rikunabi job-seeking support service
Please contact us by clicking below for the usage of Rikunabi job-seeking support service.
List of ways to look for jobs in Japan
- Recruitment Agency for Expats in Japan
- Job Board for Expats in Japan
- Search for jobs by occupation in Japan
- Search for jobs by industry in Japan
Job Hunting Guide for International Students