Japan 2017-11-08T08:31:03+00:00

The economy of Japan is the third-largest in the world by nominal GDP and the fourth-largest by purchasing power parity (PPP). And is the world’s second largest developed economy with GDP of $6.11 trillion (nominal; 2017)

The unemployment rate in Japan stood at 2.8 percent in April of 2017, the same as in the previous two months. The figure was consistent with the market consensus and remained at its lowest level since June 1994. Meanwhile, the jobs-to-applicants ratio was 1.48, up from 1.45 in the previous period and beating expectations of 1.46 to mark the highest level since February 1974. Unemployment Rate in Japan averaged 2.73 percent from 1953 until 2017, reaching

Key Background Checks

Description:

Provides the detailed Credit Default Records of a candidate as provided by the relevant authority.

Mandatory details:

Will include name of the candidate, national Identity details. Additional details may be required depending on the requirements

Output:

Will report the credit default history of the candidate. May include or exclude some details depending on the country for which check has been ordered.

Terms:

Information is obtained from courts, credit and agent sources. An interview of the subject and/or the subject’s employer may be needed to gather information not normally available to credit agencies due to customs and privacy laws.Consider adjusting your expectation level with regards to purchasing a personal credit report outside the US and Canada where credit card and tradeline information makes up the majority of their content. Unfortunately, this type of data is not usually available in other countries. Our in-country agent offers the maximum information that is legally and customarily practical for a credit agency to provide. Our international personal credit reports are commonly used for credit granting and other permissible purposes.

Description:

Confirms presence of a candidate in official bankruptcy databases

Mandatory details:

Will include name of the candidate, national Identity details. Additional details may be required depending on the requirements

Output:

Will tell whether the candidate is currently insolvent or not


Terms:

The information may be collected from various sources such as courts, banks and financial institutions. For further details, please visit the FAQ section at the bottom of the page

Description:

Confirms existence of a candidate’s criminal case record by searching government authority databases.

Mandatory details:

Will include name of the candidate, national Identity details. Additional details may be required depending on the requirements

Output:

Will include details of the convictions based on the searched databases.

Terms:

Not all the databases contain information with unique identifiers (National ID). This may result in multiple matches, none of which may be the candidate. Until and Unless a concrete proof is there, ABO shall assume the case as clear. Also, the level of detail will depend on the nature of the database and the laws of the country. For further information, please visit the FAQ section at the bottom of the page

Description:

To verify whether the identity of the individual is genuine upto a certain limit based on available data

Mandatory details:

Will include name of the candidate, National ID details. Additional details may be sought in case further needs arise.

Output:

Will include whether the national id number matches with the name of the person. May include details about Permanent address, and family


Terms:

The National Identity verification will be able to verify only that information which is present in the databse. The National ID verification may not gurantee the genuinity of the document itself. For further information, please visit FAQ section below.

Description:

Verify the employment history of the candidate

Mandatory details:

Name of the candidate, Previous employment employee id, National Identity details, Signed release. Additional details may be required depending on the requirements

Output:

Will include employment genuiness, tenure and designation. May include salary of the candidate, any adverse comments, eligibility for rehire and reporting manager name

Terms:

Verification of entrepreneurs and freelancers may not be possible.Typically 15% of these checks remain unverified despite AuthBridgeOnline’s best efforts either because the previous organization has ceased to exist, merged with another entity, does not have records beyond a certain date, does not entertain verification as a policy, Reporting Manager’s number is non contactable, is not responding despite stated number of attempts or does not have a digital presence. These checks will also be considered as “Completed” and no refund will be applicable. AuthBridgeOnline and its verification partners will make a maximum of 5 attempts via e-mail or telephone to procure the required information from HR or later with the Reporting Manager. In case an external database fee is there, the client shall be charged the same. No refund will be applicable in case the client wants to retrieve the check

Description:

Verify the education qualifications of the candidate

Mandatory details:

Will include Name of the candidate, name of the degree, Course name, national ID number, Student ID. Additional details may be required depending on the requirements


Output:

Will include education genuiness, Course name, Year of Passing. May include candidate grade, credits of the candidate, and details about major and minor

Terms:

Typically 15% of these checks may take much longer than expected Turn-around Time to complete due to temporary closure of Institutes during vacation time, festival season, examination or local disturbances. ARS would endeavor to minimize the impact of such closures on its delivery. In case an external database usage is required, the client shall be notified of the same. No refund will be applicable in case the client wants to retrieve the check In case a field visit is required owing to the digital absence of the company, additional fees may be applicable. AuthBridgeOnline will notify the user of the same. In case the education institute is not government recognized, or in the black list, ABO shall report the case as discrepant. For further details, please visit the FAQ section at the bottom of the page

Applicable Laws

In April 2005 Japan enacted the Personal Information Protection Law to govern the handling and release of personal information. Although the provisions do not relate specifically to screening, the act does state that an individual’s consent must be obtained in order to release their personal information to a third party. The release of personal information such as for employment and education verifications is governed by the Personal Information Protection Law in Japan which includes a provision that an individual’s consent must be obtained prior to releasing their information to a third party. The law however, does not specify what constitutes consent or what evidence must be provided to prove consent. As such employers have interpreted this in varying ways. Some employers will accept the minimum proof of a signed authorization letter, whilst others may require a copy of the subject’s ID or even a phone call to HR from the subject to confirm that they have authorized the release of their information. A small number of employers or schools will refuse outright to release any information

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