Mid-Career Recruitment Recruitment Information
Find answers to frequently asked questions.
How do I apply for a job and get selected?
Do you have job openings other than those listed on your website?
Regrettably, we do not accept applications for the jobs not listed on our website. If the job you wish to apply for is not listed, however, you can use our Career Entry system. For further details, see the “Career Entry” section below.
Do you accept applications by post?
All applicants are asked to submit applications on our website. We do not accept applications by post.
Can I apply for more than one job at the same time?
You cannot apply for more than one job at the same time. When you have submitted an application for one job, please refrain from applying for another until you are informed about the results of that application.
Can I apply for other SoftBank Group companies at the same time?
You can apply for other SoftBank Group companies at the same time. For their application and recruitment information, please inquire directly of the department in charge of hiring at each company.
I was previously declined for a job at SoftBank. Can I reapply?
As a rule, you can reapply. However, to reapply for the job you were declined for, at least one year must have passed since you were informed of the result of the previous application.
How do you handle and manage résumés and other personal information?
Résumés and other personal information submitted will not be used for purposes other than hiring. Please be aware that documents submitted for application purposes will not be returned to the applicant. All personal information will be disposed of securely by the company.
Do you hire non-Japanese nationals?
There are no nationality restrictions. However, foreign nationals wishing to work in Japan must have visas. In addition, business-level proficiency in Japanese is required.
Do I need to be proficient in English?
That depends on the job you apply for, but English language proficiency is not necessarily required. We do welcome those who are proficient in English.
What salary and benefits can I expect after joining SoftBank?
Salaries are raised yearly, according to the results of evaluation and assessment conducted semiannually. Bonuses are awarded twice a year (as of fiscal 2017). Employee benefits range from social security schemes, to a defined-contribution pension plan, asset-building savings, and use of resort facilities provided by the health insurance society. For further details, see the “Employment Terms” page.
Will I be relocated?
If you take on a job whose Employment Terms indicate a possibility of relocation, you may be relocated to anywhere in Japan, in principle, after joining the company. The frequency of relocation varies from one employee to another. The company provides relocated employees with relocation expenses, housing allowance, and other benefits.
Do you have childbirth and childcare support systems in place?
The company has the childcare leave, childbirth lump-sum benefit (provided by the health insurance society), and other systems. It also subsidizes costs for the partner day care centers and other expenses. For details, see the “Helping Balance Work and Childcare” page.
What programs do you have to maintain employees’ physical and mental health?
Our headquarters, for instance, has the Wellness Center with full-time industrial physicians and counselors, offers health support and consultation services, and is equipped with a massage room that helps employees recover from work fatigue. For details, see the “Employee Benefits” page.
What is the Career Entry system?
It is a system for those who are interested in working for our company but do not wish to apply now because, for example, the currently available jobs do not match their wishes or they have no clear idea in what jobs they can leverage their experiences. By registering their work history and other information, they may be informed of the hiring process if openings for jobs suitable to them come up.
Around when will I get contacted after registering my information?
If, within three months of your registration, the company has an opening for a job that matches your wishes and is deemed suitable to your registered work history, we will inform you of the hiring process.
- ※Please note that, if there are no suitable job openings, the company will not contact you.
Can I register more than once?
The information registered is valid for three months. Upon expiry of this period, you can reregister.
How can I delete the information I registered in the Career Entry system?
If you wish to have your information deleted from the system, please inform us to that effect by emailing:
Where can I get information on the recruitment of mid-career professionals with disabilities?
If you wish to obtain information on the recruitment of mid-career professionals with disabilities, please inform us to that effect by emailing: