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More talent migrating from foreign to Japanese corporations

Narrower pay gap helps attract staff with international experience

An intersection in Tokyo's Shibuya district. Professionals with experience working for foreign companies are crossing over to Japanese employers in greater numbers, recruiters say.

TOKYO -- More professionals are switching jobs from foreign to Japanese companies as multinationals move their Asian headquarters out of Japan and employers here seek workers well-versed in international markets.

Job changes from foreign to Japanese employers have doubled in four years, according to a major staffing agency.

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