According to Randstad's latest talent trends report, 1 in 3 employers in Japan say talent scarcity has either had a negative impact or been one of their organisation’s biggest pain points. Now more than ever, it’s important to retain your top talent and create an attractive employee value proposition to attract new hires.

Your employees are the core of your business and strengthening their engagement and retention will reap great rewards for your organization. Randstad RiseSmart’s coaching-centric solutions will help you respond to your most critical people priorities, offering innovative ways to support your employees’ development and mobility throughout their career journey.

coaching-centric solutions.

Randstad RiseSmart solutions will help you support your workforce throughout every step of the employee journey - into, within and out of your organization. Our deep expertise and human-centered approach will provide the solutions you need for employee reintegration, worklife coaching, career development, workforce redeployment, outplacement and retirement.

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additional programs in japan include:

navigate a gender inclusive workforce workshop

Randstad RiseSmart Navigate supports Executives, People Leaders and HR practitioners by building capability to lead a gender inclusive workforce and create a shared understanding of the risks and challenges of doing nothing. We take the time to craft messaging and program content in line with your broader people strategy.

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leadership in japan.


kazunori yamamoto (kaz) ⼭本 和範

Country Director, Japan

Kaz has extensive experience in the career mobility, staffing and recruitment industries in Japan and internationally. Kaz' focus is on building relationships with Japanese based organisations and developing the Randstad RiseSmart brand experience in Japan. He leads a team of experienced coaches and resume writers who have expertise in career development and transition, executive coaching and women in leadership.

paula sugawara

paula sugawara 菅原 ポーラ

APAC Practice Lead

Paula has extensive knowledge of the regional talent mobility market having lived in Japan for over 30-years, working as Country Lead for Lee Hecht Harrison, establishing her own consulting business Tokyo Consulting Services, and working previously as an Investment Analyst. Bi-lingual in English and Japanese, Paula is adept at resolving cross-cultural challenges, embracing diversity, and thinking outside the box. Paula is passionate about women in leadership and is the author of ‘The 5Cs of Successful Women’ published in October 2020.

the randstad advantage.

Randstad RiseSmart is part of the Randstad family of global HR services, which uniquely provides comprehensive and integrated oerings worldwide that empower organizations to transform their workforces to achieve business excellence and growth. In addition to RiseSmart, partners that are within the Randstad family include:

> randstad sourceright - talent acquisition and managed services
> randstad - employee temporary and permanent staffing

contact and locations.

sales and other queries:


New Otani Garden Court 21F, 4-1 Kioi-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-8578, Japan


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