Celebrate Diversity and Inclusion
Article for Annual Report 2018 (October, 2018)
Recruit Office Support/Recruit－Supporting Athletes
Many employees at Recruit Office Support are athletes balancing their work and sporting careers and have their sights set on participating in the Paralympics. Koji Sugeno is an example of such employees, who is ranked Number 1 in Japan and fifth in the world in the wheelchair tennis quad class as of July 2018.
Recruit Sumai Company－ LGBT-Friendly Housing Search Support
Starting in 2017, users can use the SUUMO website to search for LGBT-friendly rental properties. In addition, the SUUMO Counter Condominium website offers tutorials on home buying for the LGBT community, information about Rakuten Bank's home loans for same-sex couples, as well as home buying information and case examples. As in 2017, we also took part in TOKYO RAINBOW PRIDE 2018. In 2017, we received a gold Work With Pride award.
Major Recruit Group Companies in Japan
－Enhancing Work-Life Balance to Promote Diversity
We offer various support services with the aim of establishing an environment in which employees with diverse circumstances and lifestyles can express themselves in their work. In addition to our existing on-site nurseries, from April 2018 we formed partnerships with 112 nurseries as of July 2018 in an effort to enhance our support of employees returning to work. We also started to provide full-fledged nursing care support with the establishment of a nursing care consultation office and in-house seminars. Up ahead, we will continue to assist the activities of all our employees.
Indeed－Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality
Indeed received the distinction of Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality based on the Corporate Equality Index of the Human Rights Campaign. The company was recognized for its corporate policy and workplace diversity.
Recruit Jobs－ Empowering Housewives and Senior Citizens
In order to create an easier working environment for housewives and senior citizens who are willing to work, we have implemented unique systems that facilitate flexible working styles, such as shorter shifts and working hours that compartmentalize duties. These systems create an environment where diverse work styles can be realized, and they also help close the opportunity gap, in addition to helping alleviate labor shortages.
Peoplebank－ Employer of Choice for Gender Equality
Peoplebank has been selected for a six consecutive year as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Australian government.