Rikunabi NEXT – the largest recruitment website for career change in Japan
リクナビ, Rikunabi NEXT, operated by Recruit Career Co., Ltd., is Japan’s largest recruitment website for those who seeks career change. It is used by approximately 80% of those who are seeking a new career in Japan, and it has been ranked No.1 in the number of successful career changes with high rate of full-time employee job posting at 90 %, and 85% of the posted jobs are exclusive to Rikunabi NEXT, so this is the website to register if you are considering a career change. Job postings are updated on every Wednesday and Fridays. There are also a variety of functions which are available to registered member only to make your career change activity more efficient, such as the function to receive new job postings via email by simply registering your preferences, and the ones that you can manage multiple companies you are interested at once, or save your resume data, etc., as well as a scout function which allows you to receive offers from companies. In addition, it has an attractive feature that you can register with the recruiting agents in the career change service industry at the same time.
|Service name||Rikunabi NEXT|
|Service type||Job searching website|
|Employment type||Full-time and contract|
|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 NEXT
Following are the service features of Rikunabi NEXT.
- Used by about 80% of career seekers in Japan, and ranked No.1 in successful career changes
- Receive new job information via email by registering your condition
- Manage multiple companies you are interested all at once
- You can save your resume as data
- Scout function to expand your career change options
- Understand your strengths with a diagnosis service
- Recommendation function that enables to introduce appropriate jobs
1. Used by about 80% of career seekers in Japan, and ranked No.1 in successful career changes
Rikunabi NEXT is a recruitment website exclusive to the working people in Japan who seek career change and it is operated by Recruit Career Co., Ltd., the largest company in the industry. You have no worries registering with the website because it is used by about 80% of those who are seeking a new career in Japan, and it has been ranked No.1 in the number of successful career changes. About 90 % of the posted jobs are full-time positions, and the postings are from all over Japan.
2. Receive new job information via email by registering your condition
With Rikunabi NEXT, you will never miss your application timing because you can receive new job information which matches the condition you registered on every renewal date via email. In addition, about 85% of the jobs are exclusive to Rikunabi NEXT, so you can see many jobs which cannot be applied on other recruiting websites.
3. Manage multiple companies you are interested all at once
Rikunabi NEXT has a function that allows you to save companies you are interested in to your “favorite list” and manage them all at once. Even if a company is no longer hiring, you can save the company and receive an email notification when the job reopens so that you can apply at once.
4. You can save your resume as data
As you can save the basic information such as your work experience which are required in job applications, you can save your time to rewrite your resume every time you apply for a new job, and will be able to advance your career change activity efficiently.
5. Scout function to expand your career change options
Rikunabi NEXT has a scout service that allows you to receive direct offers from companies and career change recruiting agents who are interested in your career by anonymously registering your work experience and desired conditions. You may even receive non-disclosure offers that are not on the website. This service is recommended for those who prefer to be informed if there are jobs with good conditions and who wish to know their market value.
6. Understand your strengths with a diagnosis service
Once you register with Rikunabi NEXT, you can have “Good point diagnosis”, a diagnosis service which takes about 30 minutes that allows you to find your strengths which are difficult to find on your own. The strengths identified by the diagnosis may be utilized for your self-analysis.
7. Recommendation function that enables to introduce appropriate jobs
Rikunabi NEXT has a recommendation function which introduces you to the most suitable jobs from a vast number of job postings. Your registration information and browsing history are analyzed by AI, and based on these results, job postings are selected and recommended especially for you.
How to use Rikunabi NEXT
Rikunabi NEXT Q&A
How will I be contacted by companies after application?
The contact method depends on companies. In most cases, you will be contacted via Rikunabi NEXT but in some cases at your registered phone number or email address.
What is Recruit ID?
A Recruit ID is a common member ID issued when you use Recruit services. It is used on Rikunavi NEXT as well.
Can I ask questions about the job details?
For the details of job postings, you can contact via the inquiry form at the bottom of the job information page, or you can contact the company directly.
Use Rikunabi NEXT job-seeking support service
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