Panasonic to Hold Entrance Exams in English, Chinese

Economy

Osaka, March 4 (Jiji Press)--Major Japanese electronics maker Panasonic Corp. <6752> said Monday it will hold part of its recruitment examinations in English and Chinese from fiscal 2020, in a bid to secure more foreign workers who can contribute to its business globalization.

The new exams will target foreign students who are looking for clerical positions.

Applicants will be allowed to write resumes, and take aptitude tests and part of interviews in English or Chinese. The final round of interviews will be held in Japanese.

Panasonic plans to take on a total of 900 new graduates in fiscal 2020, unchanged from fiscal 2019.

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