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4designs Co., Ltd. Seven companies joint small border crossing Promote career development through dialogue with the same generation

[4designs Co., Ltd.] [Seven companies joint small border crossing] Promote career development through dialogue with the same generation
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Press release: March 29, 2024
[Seven company joint mini-border crossing] Promote career development through dialogue with the same generation
*Implemented by a total of 7 companies: EXA Co., Ltd., Panasonic Industry Co., Ltd., MIXI Co., Ltd., Morinaga & Co., Ltd., LIXIL Co., Ltd., and 2 other companies*
4designs Co., Ltd. (Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director: Toru Ariyama, hereinafter referred to as the “Company”), which provides human capital management consulting and career interactive
organizational development support services, is the only company certified by the PROTEAN Career Association. With the cooperation of the PROTEAN Career Association (Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Representative Directors: Kennosuke Tanaka and Toru Ariyama, hereinafter referred to as “PROTEAN Career Association”), Exa Co., Ltd. will be established in March 2024. , Panasonic
Industry Co., Ltd., MIXI Co., Ltd.*, *Morinaga & Co., Ltd., Co., Ltd. We conducted a small cross-border program jointly with a total of 7 companies, including LIXIL and 2 other companies. *
Dialogue with people with different backgrounds and experiences provides opportunities to draw out new perspectives and ways of thinking. Because PROTEAN Career Association and 4designs Co., Ltd. have supported many career autonomy, we offer a small cross-border program that provides an opportunity for each employee to develop their career autonomously. *
* ◆ Click here to apply for the 3rd cross-border program: * **

* “Small border crossing” implementation details *
We promote independent career development among employees through career-related dialogue with people of the same generation that transcends corporate boundaries.

◆Date and time
・For those up to 34 years old: March 6, 2024 (Wednesday) 13:00-16:00 ・For those aged 35 to 49: Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 13:00 to 16:00 ・For those over 50 years old: March 7, 2024 (Thursday) 13:00-16:00

Held online (ZOOM)

◆Program content
1. Introduction/Introduction of participating companies
2. self-introduction
3. Group work based on modern PROTEAN career theory x3
4. group work
* Thoughts on implementation *
*A common issue faced by many companies: We understand that
cross-border experience is an effective means of career growth, but time constraints are a major hurdle*
Various research results and papers have shown that cross-border experiences have a significant effect on promoting career development. However, through repeated conversations with people at many companies, we learned that “While many employees devote their full efforts to their daily work, it is difficult to secure opportunities to form long-term, thoughtful ideas about their future careers.” We found that many companies are facing this issue.
As investment in individual career development becomes important as part of human capital management, there is interest in “external change,” but we also face the challenge of lacking concrete triggers. .

Take the first step towards career autonomy with a short border crossing of about 3 hours: 4designs Inc., which has introduced services for career autonomy to over 100 companies, and PROTEAN Career Association are building a bridge*
4designs Co., Ltd. and PROTEAN Career Association have provided autonomous career services to more than 100 major companies. In response to the above issues and based on our past experience, we have developed a new initiative called “Cross-Border Career Dialogue”, a mini-cross-border program.
“I’m looking for a connection with people of my generation outside of work.” “I’m unsure about my career and want to take action. I want to know what my peers are doing.” “I’ve hit a plateau in my career and I’m looking for a change that’s not the norm.” We would like to connect people who are in the same position and provide them with an opportunity to take the first step toward career autonomy.
* Currently recruiting for small border cross-border program to be implemented in June 2024 (up to 10 companies on a first-come, first-served basis) *
[Date and time] The event will be held on the following dates for each generation.
・For those up to 34 years old: June 10, 2024 (Monday) 13:00-16:00 ・For those aged 35 to 49: June 11, 2024 (Tuesday) 13:00-16:00 ・For those over 50 years old: June 12, 2024 (Wednesday) 13:00-16:00 [Venue] Online (Zoom)
[Fees] One person: 43,000 yen (excluding tax) [Workshop participation fee: 30,000 yen, e-learning: 13,000 yen]
[Click here to apply]
This event will introduce what will be done at the workshop and what kind of effects were obtained from the workshops held in December 2023 and March 2024.
[Date and time] Thursday, April 11, 2024 12:00 – 13:00
[Venue] Online: Zoom
[Speaker] 4designs Inc. / PROTEAN Career Association CGO Kazuya Kurihara 《Target》Human resources personnel *This is a service explanation for corporations.
《Click here to apply》 * ◆Certified Partner: PROTEAN Career Association General Incorporated Association *
Location: 2F, Shinjuku Washington Hotel Building Main Building, 3-2-9 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Business overview: Supporting individual independent career
development and creating better relationships between organizations and individuals
Representative Director: Kennosuke Tanaka (Professor, Faculty of Career Design, Hosei University) / Toru Ariyama (Representative Director and CEO, 4designs Inc.)
Established date: March 2020
Association website:
Media “Protean”:
* ◆4designs Co., Ltd. Overview *
Name: 4designs Co., Ltd.
Location: Ammy Hall, 1-1-3 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Date of establishment: July 2019
Representative Director, President and CEO: Toru Ariyama
Business overview: Management consulting, organizational development support to maximize human capital, career development support, etc. Website:
Service: PROTEAN Career Dock Implementation record: Panasonic
Industry Co., Ltd./Sumitomo Corporation/Morinaga & Co., Ltd./Pola Co., Ltd./Dentsu Digital Co., Ltd./Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd./Intage Co., Ltd./Exa Co., Ltd.
Over 100 other companies
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