Japanese youth doing what it takes to avoid a Covid-19 'employment ice age'

Ms Ayaka Nakamura counts her blessings to be able to work for the Tokyo company, which allows her to telework full-time.
Ms Ayaka Nakamura counts her blessings to be able to work for the Tokyo company, which allows her to telework full-time.PHOTO: COURTESY OF COURTESY OF AYAKA NAKAMURA

TOKYO - After applying to nearly 50 firms in Japan and overseas, Ms Ayaka Nakamura finally got a job offer as an associate at a Tokyo research firm.

This was despite her aspirations to work in journalism, either at a newspaper or online media firm.

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