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Recruit (company)

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Recruit (株式会社リクルートホールディングス, Kabushiki Kaisha Rikurūto Hōrudingusu) is a human resources company headquartered in Japan. It was founded as "Daigaku Shimbun Koukokusha" in 1960[1] as an advertisement company that specialized in university newspapers. It owns the job search engine Indeed and the employer review site Glassdoor.

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Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
TypePublic (K.K.)
TYO: 6098
IndustryPublished media
Founded1960; 63 years ago (1960)[1]
Key people
Hisayuki Idekoba, President, CEO and Representative Board Director
RevenueIncrease ¥2.27 trillion (FY 2020)[2]
Increase ¥162 billion (FY 2020)[2]
Number of employees
138 (holding company)
46,800 (group) (as of March 31, 2021)[2]
Recruit Higashi Shinbashi building

It had sales of over 2,269.3 billion Yen in FY2020,[3] with overseas sales contributing 46% of total revenue.