Although I was planning to get a job this spring, I found that 136 university students and high school students nationwide had their job offers canceled due to the effects of the new coronavirus.

The number has increased nearly four times compared to the spring before the spread of the infection, and the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare is strengthening its support.

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare is proceeding with the understanding of cases where job offers have been canceled due to poor business performance, etc. through Hello Work.



If you more to it, but had planned to employment in the spring of this year, it was canceled a job offer from the company in and the impact of the new coronavirus,


▽ college students and college students, vocational school students 116 people


is ▽ high school students 20 There were 136 people in total.



The number of people who planned to get a job last spring and whose job offer was canceled was 211, which is less than this, but it has increased nearly four times compared to the 35 people in the spring before the spread of the infection.



By industry,


▽ "wholesale / retail" has 75 people


▽ "manufacturing" has 19 people.



By region,


▽ Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, and Kanagawa's "South Kanto" had the largest number with 82 people, and


▽ Aichi, Gifu, Mie, and Shizuoka's "Tokai" had 16 people.



Of the 136 people whose job offers were canceled, 99 were confirmed to have found a new job as of the end of August.



The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has set up dedicated consultation desks at 56 locations nationwide, including Hello Work, to strengthen support and continue to call on companies to make maximum management efforts to prevent cancellation of unofficial offers.

Joining the company, waiting at home, and postponing the time of joining the company

Of the university and high school students who were planning to get a job this spring, 35 people were forced to wait at home for a certain period of time due to leave of absence, etc., although they joined the company due to the influence of the new coronavirus. Has been postponed to 122 people.



According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, 27 out of 122 people whose hiring period has been postponed have remained unable to join the company as of the end of August.

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