Mid-Career Recruitment Recruitment Information

Employment Terms


SoftBank Corp.

Employee Status

Full employee

Salary increases

Salaries are increased annually (in principle)


Paid twice annually

  • Standard annual bonus (6 months of salary) + special additional bonus (paid according to the company’s business results)
Appraisal System

Contribution-oriented appraisal, core competence & SoftBank Values-oriented appraisal

  • Access more information about the appraisal system here.
Working Hours

In principle, 9:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. (comprising 7 hours 45 mins’ work and a break [usually 1 hour from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.])

  • Super Flextime System available (no core working hours)
  • The standard working hours above do not apply in some departments where working hours are prescribed separately or shift work takes place
  • Employees may be required to work overtime
Holidays and Leave

5-day workweek, annual paid leave, wedding/funeral leave, special incentive leave, maternity leave, infant care leave, leave when spouse/partner gives birth, parental leave, days off/leave to care for and assist family members, nursing leave, volunteering leave, bone marrow donor leave, disability leave (for hospital visits required by individuals with disabilities), etc.

  • Access more information about holidays and leave here.

Non-managers: Allowances for overtime, night work, travel, etc.
Managers: Allowances for night work and travel

Employee Benefits

Employee savings scheme, congratulatory or condolence payments, defined contribution pension scheme and scheme for elective contributions to a defined benefits pension plan, parental support system, tie-up with employee benefits service provider (Benefit One Inc.), etc.

  • Access more information about employee benefits here.
Training System

Training based on structured skills development (training for new managers, skills-based training, English language training, and a variety of other programs employing e-learning), on-the-job training, etc.

  • Access more information about the training system here
Duration of Contract

Open-ended contract

Probation Period

3-month probation period


Health insurance, employee pension, employment insurance, and workers’ accident compensation insurance are provided

Other benefits

Career development assistance programs (internal job posting, financial help for acquiring qualifications, etc.), lending of PCs and/or cell phones (in accordance with company rules), Yahoo! BB employee monitoring and long service awards, etc.

  • Employment terms vary according to employee status; the details provided above are for full (regular) employees.