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Cutting overtime in Japan -- a staffing company's efforts

Workers set quitting-time targets to encourage efficiency

Color-coded markers pop up across the office each evening.

TOKYO -- Japan's Recruit Staffing is looking within for ways to combat excessive overtime, encouraging business departments to test out tricks to make workers more efficient and get them out of the office earlier.

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