Should we sprint to the next mountain top or plan a bit before we move ahead? Justa.io is in the middle of a transition. The stated goal is a refactoring of nearly our entire technology stack. Why should we take the time to rewrite an entire website from scratch? Especially considering that Justa is already... Continue Reading →

Japan Startup Weather Forecast: Sunny with Strong Tailwinds

Is now a good time to create a startup in Japan? Or join one? The short answer is yes. If you’re in Japan, and considering to start a business, or join a growing one, now is the best time to do so. Why? I’ve delved into the current market conditions, all those detailed numbers, and after analysis the conclusion is that, the timing could not be better for Japan’s startup!

Announcing EQIQ

Effective October 1, 2019,  Wahl & Case K.K., the company that operates Wahl+Case, has changed its name to EQIQ K.K. Why?  In 2010, Wahl+Case started out to revolutionize the recruitment industry on a global scale by bringing unparalleled EQ to the world of tech recruiting. Since then, we have grown on both sides of the... Continue Reading →

Justa’s Founding Story

Justa was founded in the early days of Japan’s current startup boom. When we launched Justa it was hard for startups to hire (it’s still not easy!, but Justa is making it easier). Startups were not a “thing” in Japan yet. Most people were not open to join a startup. There wasn’t a curated pool... Continue Reading →

Skills in a startup: How to be a Founder?

These questions may be what most of the people considering to found a company may have asked. It may be needless to say, but to be a "good" founder, leadership is essential. Founders of companies need to be able to lead the company and their employees even when the companies grow larger rapidly.

HR Tech Market Report (Part 2)

If you missed the part one of this report, you can find it here. Investments into HR SaaS technology startups have exceeded US$10bn in the past 10 years, with over 2,700 investment rounds and 377 successful exits in total. Funding rounds and amounts have increased at a fast pace in the past five years, with... Continue Reading →

HR Tech Market Report (Part 1)

Read Justa's analysis of the HR Tech Market and gain insights about trends, market drivers, opportunities and customer needs. HR technology market developments are determined by a number of underlying drivers, primarily technological, economic, demographic, labor market and HR trends. The growth of increasingly cheap computing power is driving advances in digitalization, datafication and AI,... Continue Reading →

How to Write Job Descriptions for Startups

Important Points of Startup Job Description

Clear Vision and Mission Statements
Funding and Investment Details
Winning Description of Your Product/Service
Window onto Your Company Culture/ Core Values
Expansion/ Growth Plans
Duties and Responsibilities of the Role

Tech Events – October

10/17 ADTECH TOKYO http://www.adtech-tokyo.com/en/ Brands, Agency, Media and Solution Providers comes together to get-to-grips with the latest trends, innovations and technologies. ad:tech tokyo has grown into the largest international marketing conference in Asia. This is the 9th year for ad:tech tokyo, and it will offer attendees not only about ad technology, but state-of-the-art marketing management... Continue Reading →

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