Japanese weather officials are warning of possible landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rain across much of the country.
The Meteorological Agency says warm, damp air from the south has been feeding the seasonal rain front, causing rain clouds to develop over western Japan. Rain is getting heavy in eastern Japan as well.
The job hunting activities for university students graduating next spring started on March 1, with companies holding information sessions for students. While the effects of the new coronavirus continue, face-to-face and web-based job fairs are being held in many places, and many students are participating.
In Chiba City, about 220 companies are participating in a joint corporate information session, and many students have been visiting since the morning.
In order to prevent infection, the number of students attending the briefing was limited, and a thermography system was installed at the entrance to measure body temperature.
The government's schedule for job hunting for university students graduating next spring is as follows
The government's schedule for job-hunting activities for university students graduating next spring is as follows: o Information sessions by companies will start on the 1st.
The start of job interviews will be on or after June 1.
The official job offer date is October 1 or later.
According to Recruit Career, a major employment information provider, last year's information sessions were cancelled one after another due to the effects of the new coronavirus, but this year it is expected that many companies will combine face-to-face and web-based information sessions, and the hiring process is expected to proceed quickly.
A male student at a university in Saitama Prefecture said, "I am worried that the number of people to be hired will decrease due to the spread of the infection. I'd like to gather more information while asking people around me for their opinions.
A female student from a university in Tokyo said, "I have participated in internships on the Internet, but it is difficult to understand the atmosphere of the company, so I appreciate these information sessions.