‘Looking back, it was an amazing thing I did’

Akiko Naka is the boss of Wantedly, a recruiter in Japan which aims to match jobseekers with companies based on their passions and values, with less emphasis on top salaries.

She says Japan’s centuries-old rigid work and hiring culture is finally changing, driven by younger workers who want something different.

Produced and edited by Derek Cai

Filmed by Jiro Akiba

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