22 Nov '17, 2pm

[Mothership] Japan’s the last place in Asia to go to for top foreign talent in the world https://t.co/8eDIRgB2uX

Japan has recently loosened the criteria ever so slightly for foreigners wanting to get permanent residency in the country that is notoriously known for being averse to immigration. Japan is accepting permanent residents. Less stringent criteria. Here’s how to apply. However, despite claiming to have the “world’s fastest path to permanent residency”, Japan ranks last among 11 Asian nations in appeal to highly skilled foreigners, according to the 2017 IMD World Talent Ranking released on Monday. IMD is a Switzerland-based business school, and the results were compiled from a survey of senior executives, both Japanese and foreigners with experience working in Japan. The survey considers factors such as the countries’ ability to pull in and hang on to foreign talent, and “highly skilled” workers refer to those with post-secondary education and a broad range of skills, from fi...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2017/11/japan-last-asia-foreign-tal...

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