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A “career plan” awareness survey of 4,500 working adults – “en Career Change” user survey

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A “career plan” awareness survey of 4,500 working adults – “en Career Change” user survey
Many people in their 20s and 30s are looking for a job that suits them, people in their 40s and 50s are looking for a good wage, and people in their 60s and above are looking for a plan to supplement their pension.
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En Japan Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO: Koji Suzuki) operates “En Career Change”
(https://employment.com), one of Japan’s largest comprehensive recruitment sites with the highest overall satisfaction rating (*). en-japan.com/), we conducted a survey among users regarding their “career plans,” and received responses from 4,521 people. Below is an overview.
*1st place overall in the 2018-2023 Oricon Customer Satisfaction Survey “Job Change Site” ranking
(https://career.oricon.co.jp/rank-job-change/)
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Results Overview
★ 30% of respondents said they would like to work until the age of 61 to 65. Among those in their 20s, the most common response was “up to 60 years old,” and among those in their 40s and above, “up to 70 years old.”
★ Approximately half of respondents said they were making a career plan. ★Many people in their 20s and 30s are looking for a job that suits them, people in their 40s and 50s are looking for a plan that will pay well, and people in their 60s and above are looking for a plan to supplement their pension.
★ 80% of respondents answered, “I’m worried about my future career.” The causes of anxiety are “mental and physical health,” “continuing to acquire new knowledge and skills,” and “how long will the knowledge and skills last?”
Survey results details
1:30% said they would like to work until they are 61 to 65. The most common answer among people in their 20s is “until age 60,” and the most common answer among people in their 40s and above is “until age 70.” (Figures 1-2)
When asked, “How old do you want to work?”, the most common answer was “61 to 65 years old” (33%). By age group, the most common response among those in their 20s was “up to 60 years old” (45%), and among those in their 30s, “between 61 and 65 years old” (39%). Among people in their 40s and older, the most common responses were “61 to 65 years old” and “66 to 70 years old” (same rate: 30%). The older you get, the more you want to continue working.
Looking at the results by gender, 11 points more women answered “until age 60″ (20% for men, 31% for women) than men.
[Figure 1] Until what age do you want to work? (by age)
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[Figure 2] Until what age do you want to work? (by gender)
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2: Approximately half of respondents answered that they are making a career plan. (Figures 3-6)
When asked, “Do you have a career plan, such as the experience you want to gain before you retire and the image you want to become?”, about half of the people, 47%, answered “I have a clear career plan.” 5% said they have a rough career plan in place, and 42% said they have a rough career plan in place.
When asked why they are making a career plan, the most common answer was “To realize the goals and dreams I want to achieve” (45%). By age group, people in their 40s and older answered, “I’m worried about losing my job as I get older,” compared to other age groups (20s: 16%, 30s: 21%, 40s: 36%). The result was that many people did so. There were no significant differences between men and women.
[Figure 3] Do you have a career plan, including the experience you want to gain and the image you want to become before you retire? (by age)
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[Figure 4] Do you have a career plan, including the experience you want to gain and the image you want to become before you retire? (by gender)
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[Figure 5] We will ask those who answered “I have a clear career plan” or “I have a rough career plan.” Please tell me why you are making a career plan. (Multiple answers possible/by age)
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[Figure 6] We will ask those who answered “I have a clear career plan” or “I have a rough career plan.” Please tell me why you are making a career plan. (Multiple answers possible, separated by gender)
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3: Many people in their 20s and 30s are looking for a job that suits them, people in their 40s and 50s are looking for a good wage, and people in their 60s and above are looking for a plan to supplement their pension. (Figures 7-9)
When we asked those who answered “I am making a career plan” what kind of career plan they had (or had) made in their 20s and 30s, they answered, “I want to work for a company that allows me to do work that suits me.” 42%) was the most common. Among those in their 40s and 50s, the most common response was “I want to work at a company with good wages and benefits” (35%), and among those in their 60s and 70s and above, “I want to work at a company where I can earn income to supplement my pension” (40%). It becomes.
[Figure 7] We will ask those who answered “I have a clear career plan” or “I have a rough career plan.” What career plans do you have in your 20s and 30s? (Choose up to three options *If you are in your 40s or older, please answer what you thought when you were in your 20s or 30s)
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[Figure 8] We will ask those who answered “I have a clear career plan” or “I have a rough career plan.” What career plans do you have in your 40s and 50s? (Choose up to three options *If you are in your 60s or older, please answer what you thought when you were in your 40s or 50s)
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[Figure 9] We will ask those who answered “I have a clear career plan” or “I have a rough career plan.” I would like to ask the person who answered that question. What kind of career plans do you have in your 60s/70s or older? (select up to 3)
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4: 80% of respondents answered, “I’m worried about my future career.” The causes of anxiety are “mental and physical health,” “continuing to acquire new knowledge and skills,” and “how long will the knowledge and skills last?” (Figures 10-13)
When asked, “Are you worried about your future career?”, 85% answered “Yes” (very much: 45%, yes: 40%). By age group, more than 80% of all age groups feel anxious.
When we asked those who answered “I’m worried about my future career” for reasons, the top three responses were “I’m worried about whether I can continue working in good physical and mental health” (43%) and “I’m worried about acquiring new knowledge and skills.” “Because I am worried about how long my knowledge and skills will be useful” (41%). On the other hand, when asked the reason for those who answered “I have no concerns about my future career,” the most common response (51%) was “because I have the opportunity to learn the necessary knowledge and skills.” We will also introduce specific comments for each.
[Figure 10] Are you worried about your future career? (by age)
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[Figure 11] Are you worried about your future career? (by gender)
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[Figure 12] We will ask those who answered “I am very anxious about my future career” or “I am somewhat concerned.” Please tell me the reason. (Multiple answers possible)
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▼Reasons for those who answered “I’m worried about whether I can continue working with good mental and physical health”
・My current company requires physical labor, and I have vague concerns about continuing to work there. (28 year old female)
・I’m worried about whether I’ll be able to do the power work I’m doing now in terms of my own physical strength and health management. (36 year old male)
・I’m worried about the flow of the times, my knowledge and my physical strength. When my physical strength declines, I feel like I lose the will to remember something. (41 year old male)
▼Reasons for those who answered “I’m worried about whether I can acquire new knowledge and skills”
・I thought I would be able to acquire some knowledge and skills through my job. I’ve been working a lot, but before I know it, I feel like time has passed without me acquiring any knowledge or skills. (24 year old female)
– Considering my age, I am worried about how much new knowledge and skills I will be able to acquire. (38 year old male)
・I believe that the body has its limits, so I am concerned about whether I will be able to continue absorbing or maintaining the knowledge and skills to supplement them. (42 year old male)
▼Reasons for those who answered “I’m worried about how long my knowledge and skills will last”
・I don’t feel like it’s a problem right now, but I don’t know what I’m good at, and I don’t have the experience or knowledge to apply to the job. (24 year old male)
・I am worried that I, who lack knowledge and skills, will be left behind in this era where individuals are respected. (29 year old female)
・Although I have experience at four companies, I feel that the experience I gained at my current company will not be useful in the future, and I am very anxious. (38 year old male)
[Figure 13] We will ask those who answered “I have no concerns about my future career” or “I have no concerns at all”. Please tell me the reason. (Multiple answers possible)
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▼Reasons for those who answered “Because there is an opportunity to learn necessary knowledge and skills”
・In a world where you can obtain qualifications for the job you want to work in, we live in a world where you can obtain qualifications for the job you want to work in, so I don’t have to worry too much about it. (31 year old female)
・I believe that if you have the desire to learn, you can learn at any time. Whether you want to do it or not depends on your mood. (46 year old male)
・When you think that your knowledge or skills are lacking, you can take actions to immediately compensate for them. (53 year old male) [Survey overview] ■Survey method: Internet questionnaire ■Survey target: Users who use “en career change”
(https://employment.en-japan.com/) ■Survey period: January 31, 2024 to February 2024 26th ■Number of valid responses: 4,521 people
This is the standard. “En Career Change”, the job information site with the No. 1 overall satisfaction rate
https://employment.en-japan.com/
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It is one of the largest comprehensive recruitment sites in Japan, boasting over 10 million members. En representatives interview recruiting companies and honestly list the good and bad points. Furthermore, by providing multifaceted information such as reviews from current and former employees and comments from company
representatives, we support “encounters between people and
companies” without mismatches.
*1st place overall in the 2018-2023 Oricon Customer Satisfaction Survey “Job Change Site” ranking
(https://career.oricon.co.jp/rank-job-change/)
▼Press release download
https://prtimes.jp/a/?f=d725-808-17620340e7684e4b630517e9ef17c82b.pdf ==============================
◆Contact information regarding this matter
En Japan Co., Ltd.
Public Relations: Shimizu, Takada, Saito
TEL: 03-3342-6590
MAIL: en-press@en-japan.com
◆About En Japan Co., Ltd.
Company name: En Japan Co., Ltd.
URL: https://corp.en-japan.com/
Management site:
【Job Information】
En Career Change: https://employment.en-japan.com/
Enagent: https://enagent.com/
Middle job change: https://mid-tenshoku.com/
AMBI: https://en-ambi.com/
En dispatch: https://haken.en-japan.com/
En Women’s Work: https://women.en-japan.com/
Enbite: https://hb.en-japan.com/
Engage: https://en-gage.net/user/
[Support service after joining the company]
Encollege: http://en-college.en-japan.com/
HR OnBoard: https://on-board.io/
[Aptitude test/aptitude diagnosis]
Talent Analytics: https://talentanalytics.io/
[No.1 recruitment support tool in Japan by number of companies using it] engage: https://en-gage.net/
[Online reference check service]
ASHIATO: https://ashiatohr.com/
[Information site]
Lighthouse: https://en-hyouban.com/
Career Hack: http://careerhack.en-japan.com/
Human resources Mikata: https://partners.en-japan.com/
En Job Change Dictionary: https://employment.en-japan.com/tenshoku-daijiten/ ==============================
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