JOB HUB SQUARE: A gathering place for many dreams
I would like to express my most sincere appreciation for the constant and exceptional support of the stockholders.
The group companies, until now scattered about, have come together, opening as the JOB HUB SQUARE in July of this year. This office is a gathering place for diverse human resources with the desire to work, including housewives, young people, seniors, foreign nationals, those with disabilities, those aspiring to start a business, and those seeking regional employment. In such a gathering of many “people”, there are as many “dreams” as there are people, giving birth to future “possibilities.” We intend to make this a place where diverse values can come together to generate beautiful synergy, allowing participants to gain the courage to take on new challenges in service of their life goals.
Pasona Group's mission is to “Bring out the best in people.” We do this by finding and supporting the further growth of their outstanding talents and hidden potential. Our mission is to work hand in hand with working people as a “life producer.” JOB HUB SQUARE is equipped with a diverse support infrastructure that will enable each & every person to build an ever-more-fulfilling life with work styles matched to their lifestyles.
New industry creation and human resources development
The JOB HUB SQUARE concept is "Health, incubation, and regional revitalization". We will be developing a new service that will assist in health promotion and performance enhancement through a system that: uses IoT to ascertain the state of worker's health, performs big data analysis using AI, and caps it all off with individual follow-ups. We have also established the Incubation Lounge, comprising individual office spaces where people aiming to start a business can gather for mutual inspiration and improvement irrespective of age, gender, or nationality. In addition, prefectural and local governments from throughout the country have set up offices in the Regional Revitalization Lounge. Among the activities carried out by these offices are public relations for reviving regional tourism and the coordination of UIJ Turn—the aim of which is to attract people to regional communities.
The key to regional revitalization is the establishment of new industries that have sustainable dreams for outlying regions. Human resources development is an essential part of this. Against this backdrop, on July 15, Pasona opened an anime park, "Nijigen No Mori", in Hyogo Prefectural Awaji Island Park. As an interactive entertainment facility in Japan, it provides a natural setting for combining Japanese manga & anime and other popular "Cool Japan" contents with media-related art. This facility aims to become a model case for regional revitalization achieved through art & culture.
Also, since 2003, Pasona has also been working on job creation and training in the field of agriculture. Thus, we opened OTEMACHI-BOKUJYO on the 13th floor of JOB HUB SQUARE. This “urban ranch" functions as an information resource on dairy farming. By allowing urban dwellers to experience a primary industry first-hand and while acting as an information resource for food safety, OTEMACHI-BOKUJYO will also engage in the development of people that can bear the future of primary industries, thus serving in regional revitalization.
Building a support infrastructure for a society of independent individuals
Government-led "work style reform" is currently underway. As opposed to entrusting to companies the careers and lives of individuals, the essence of this undertaking is to create a society conducive to lifestyles and work styles that respects the unique dreams and wishes of each person. To bring this about, we need to convert the environment of working people from a company-dependent society to a society of independent individuals. A society in which anyone can freely choose the work they like to do, in order to make the best use of their talents, must certainly be considered a truly rich society for working people.
Through JOB HUB SQUARE, Pasona will form a close partnership with working people and build a support infrastructure with the various components needed to smoothly achieve readiness. As reflected in our sense of mission, we are proud of our total commitment to the aim of creating a society in which individuals can pursue a work style that matches their own life plan.