How does the job placement business change with specific skills? What is required of a staffing agency

Employment of foreigners with specific skills Newly created status of residence "Specific Skills".It is one of the visas that allows you to work, and it is expected that foreigners will apply for work in Japan.It is also possible for a recruitment company to introduce foreigners who assume specific skills to the company.However, it is necessary to be careful when introducing from overseas, not to mention obtaining a permit for the paid employment agency business.Also, I'm worried about the relationship with the registration support organization that supports foreigners.This time, I will explain the points that the personnel introduction business is required in the framework of specific skills and the requirements when applying as a registration support organization.

A broker is not necessary to hire foreigners with specific skills

First, let's control the flow of employment of foreigners with specific skills.The following is a diagram of acceptance introduced by the Ministry of Justice. Leaflet for Ministry of Justice Hosting Organization <Source:Ministry of Justice specific skill leaflet (for receiving organization)> The points for specific skills are as follows.
  • Recruitment from both overseas and domestic is possible
  • Supervisory organizations such as technical interns and sending organizations are not essential
  • Direct employment of the host company and foreigners in principle
  • Temporary employment is permitted only in the 2 field of "Agriculture" and "Fishery"
It is an image of acceptance of "simple workers" and it is a specific skill that is easily confused with technical training, but it differs from the technical training system. Intermediaries such as supervisory groups are not always necessary. Employment of foreigners is generally done directly by companies.Not only can you hire from Japan, but you can also attract foreigners from overseas.In principle, full-time direct employment is used, but the amount of work varies depending on the season.Dispatch form of employment only in the XNUM field of "Agriculture" and "Fishery"Is recognized.Please note that you can only accept one company, whether you are in direct employment or in the dispatch business.Of course, it is also possible for recruitment companies to be involved within this framework.The points to be noted at that time are explained in detail below.

Notes on XNUM when recruiting companies introduce foreigners with specific skills

When recruiting companies introduce foreigners who are planning to apply for specific skills or foreigners who have obtained visas of specific skills to companies, the following 3 points must be observed.
  • Get permission for paid job placement business
  • Referrals from overseas should observe the new permission standards and matters to be noted
  • Confirm the necessity of cooperation with the agency (outgoing agency) with the partner country by introduction from overseas.
Let's look at each one below.

In order to introduce a specific skilled foreigner, a permit for the job placement business is required.

When introducing a foreigner with a specific skill to a host company, it is necessary to obtain a permit for a paid employment agency business as with other temporary staffing businesses.This also requires permission for the employment agency business in the case of a mediation for a new job.The status of residence of a specific skill isIt is possible to change jobs within the same industry sector. For example, it is possible to mediate a foreigner who has obtained a specific skill visa in the "restaurant business" to a restaurant with the same business content.It is illegal to introduce a employment agency without obtaining an appropriate business permit.It is possible that the application for a specific skill itself will be disapproved.In the application form column for specific skills, there is a column for entering the details of the employment agency.Since it is necessary to enter the notification number etc., please be sure to obtain an appropriate business permit for activities.

A new permission is necessary for the supervising body of technical training to conduct a staffing service

In the technical intern training system, when a business operator who has obtained the permission of the supervising organization introduces human resources of a foreigner with a specific skill, the permission of the appropriate employment agency business is required as described above.The supervising organization can only arrange the establishment of an employment contract for technical intern training.Be careful not to confuse it with a system of specific skills.

New permission criteria required of recruitment agencies when introducing foreigners from abroad

Businesses that introduce foreigners with specific skills from overseas are required to observe the following matters.The following contents are the items added to the business operation outline of the employment agency business as of April 2019, 4. (The contents of 1 (4) and 2 are newly added.) Important points regarding job placements abroad <Source:Important points regarding job placements abroad> For the introduction of personnel with specific skills, from the foreigner who is looking for a jobIt is forbidden to collect a deposit or a penalty..The deposit and penalty here refer to the following.
  • Security deposit: Money that foreigners are required to work in Japan for a certain period and money is deposited by the company on the premise that they will not refund even if they breach the contract
  • Penalty: A foreigner promises to work in Japan for a certain period of time, and money collected from the person in case of default
<Source:Nonprofit incorporated association All national job introduction business associationMay 2019 issue P5> Please note that if you violate these precautions, your business license will be revoked.

For recruitment from overseas, be sure to confirm the sending procedure with the other country

In addition to domestic business permit, submission of the following documents is required when conducting recruitment from overseas. About submitted documents The government said that in 9 countries where the number of accepted foreigners is high,We have signed "cooperation memorandum" sequentially about specific skill.. As of June 2019, the conclusions with 6 countries including the Philippines have been completed.In the partner country,Like CambodiaIn some countries, it is mandatory to use a local agency (sending agency). Memorandum of Cooperation with MongoliaThen, only GOLWS "General Office of Labor and Social Security Services of Mongolian Province" is recognized as a local sending agency.As you can see, the response depends on the partner country.When inviting foreigners from overseas to introduce employment,Please be sure to confirm whether it is necessary to cooperate with the local sending organization.

Requirements for the recruitment agency to become a registration support organization for specific skills

In the framework of specific skills, another potential agency related to recruitment agencies is the "registration support agency".A registration support organization is an organization that implements support plans for foreigners with specific skills No. 1 that are necessary for their daily lives and duties on behalf of the host company.If a recruitment agency is recognized as this registration support agency, it will be greatly involved in the flow of specific skills.Registration support organizations have a notification system and must meet the requirements.Below, we will explain what requirements must be met in order for a recruitment agency to become a registration support agency.

Role of registration support organization in cooperation with receiving company

Specific skills stipulate the contents of the necessary support plan for No. 1 foreigners.From pre-orientation, airport transfer, support necessary for daily life and consultation support in your native language if necessary.It is the company that accepts foreigners that implements these.However, when considering the implementation of a support plan realistically, it is necessary to have experience in accepting foreigners and personnel who can provide appropriate support.Therefore, it is possible to outsource the implementation of the support plan to a registered support organization that meets the requirements.See also below for more detailed registration support agency roles and support plans. "What is a registration support organization? | Necessary requirements for registration and support plan contents for specific skills 1"

In order to become a registration support organization, it is necessary to have foreign receptionists and support personnel

The following are the requirements required to register a registration support organization as defined by the Ministry of Justice. Registration requirements <Source:Ministry of Justice leaflet (for registration support organization)> First, you need a support manager and at least one support person in your company.In addition, you will be required to have a track record of hiring foreigners with work visas and experience of engaging in consultation services related to foreigners as a job.If you haven't hired a foreigner with a work visa within two years at a recruitment company, hiring someone who has experience supporting foreigners in the past may be a viable option.It is also important to have a foreign language system that allows sufficient communication with foreigners. In the Ministry of Justice, registration application for registration support organizationIs accepted.Registration is a renewal system every 5 years.If you are considering activities as a registration support organization at a recruitment company, please check the necessary items such as requirements.

The registration support organizations that have actually been certified include staffing agencies, administrative scriveners and supervisory groups

XNUM X Year XNUM X Month As of X NUM X day, XNUM X organizations and companies have been recognized as registration support organizations. Ministry of Justice siteIt is updated from time to time.Looking at the breakdown of certified organizations and companies, the characters of administrative scriveners, supervising organizations, cooperatives that have a track record of accepting technical intern trainees, etc. stand out.In addition, multiple recruitment companies have also been certified.Businesses that are considering providing support plan services in addition to the temporary staffing business for foreigners with specific skills should check the requirements before applying to a registration support organization.

Summary: The recruitment agency understands the requirements and points to be aware of

It is important for a recruitment company not only to obtain the necessary permission to do business, but also to understand the points to be considered for specific skills before conducting business activities.Also,Application conditions for specific skills and standards of the receiving organizationIt is also essential to confirm.Make sure you understand the standard working hours and required salary level, and avoid illegal employment or recruitment.

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