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Rethinking Work: Japan's Rising Trend in Early Resignations

TOKYO, Apr 16 (News On Japan) - As work values evolve over time, so do the expectations and tolerances of each generation. Those accustomed to the idea of lifelong employment may find themselves at odds with current norms, which favor flexibility and personal growth over long-term stability.

The modern Japanese employment landscape has seen a sharp rise in resignation requests, particularly after the start of the new fiscal year. A service that facilitates resignations on behalf of employees has become particularly active, reflecting a significant increase in early resignations among new hires. According to this resignation service, the primary reason for these departures is the gap between expectations and reality.

A third-year male employee shared his brief one-month stint, highlighting the disparity between his idealized image of a salaried worker and the harsh realities. He stressed the importance of understanding these gaps before considering a career change. "Career changes should not be taken lightly," he advised.

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