The Lifetime Employment System. 終身雇用

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Shusin-koyo literally means lifetime employment. 

終身雇用とは、生涯にわたって雇用を保証することです。

Under this employment system, young employees get lower salaries at first.

この制度下では、若い従業員は給料が低いです。

The Lifetime Employment System. 終身雇用

But they are guaranteed permanent employment, so they can work without worrying about being fired.

この制度下では、従業員は定年に達するまで解雇されることなく、安心して働くことができます。

As they get older, their positions and salaries are raised automatically.

年を取るにつれて、地位も給料も上がります。

Instead, employees are expected to be loyal to their employers or companies. 

ただしその代わり、従業員は、会社または雇用主への忠誠が求められます。

The Lifetime Employment System. 終身雇用

The merit of this system lies in the development of human resources. 

この制度の利点は、とりわけ、人的資源の能力開発にあります。

Employees work for their companies for a long time, so they can experience various job careers until they get retired. 

同じ会社で長期間にわたって働くので、職種の変更ができます。従業員は生涯にわたって、さまざまな業務を経験できます。

 

After the World War 2, Japan made a remarkable success in economy.

戦後日本は経済的に目覚ましい発展を遂げました。

These workers made it possible to sustain Japan's high economic growth. 

日本の高度成長を支えたのはこういう人材でした。

The Lifetime Employment System. 終身雇用

However, today, when the high economic growth came to an end, it seems hard to maintain this system. 

しかしながら、高度成長はもはや望めない今日、終身雇用を維持することはむつかしくなっています。

Instead of recruiting new staff, more and more companies employ human resources of immediate use.

新人を雇うかわりに、即戦力の人材を雇う会社が増えています。

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