Nomura Research Institute recently announced the results of the “Survey on the Actual Situation and Future Intentions of Corona Leaves”. The survey was conducted on the Internet from October 20th to 21st, targeting 2,163 workers who are currently on leave due to employment adjustments at their employers related to the spread of the new coronavirus infection.

  • Future intentions regarding leave and work (regular employees on leave (by gender))

When asked about their future intentions regarding leave and work, more than 50% (54.7% for men and 57.1% for women) said, “If you can receive the leave allowance, you can continue to take the leave as it is now. Is good. ” On the other hand, nearly half (45.3% of men and 42.9% of women) answered that “it is better to actually work and receive wages”.

Approximately 40% (42.2% of men and 39.1% of women) of regular employees who are on leave who actually receive leave allowances answered that it is better to actually work and receive wages.

When asked about their intentions for future work, about 50% (52.8% of men and 49.2% of women) answered that they “want to find a new job.” 20.1% of men and 13.8% of women said they were “actually looking for a new job.”

  • Intentions about future work contents (regular employees on leave (by gender) (by gender)

Approximately 80% (81.6% of men and 80.9% of women) of those who wish to change jobs answered that “(new job) may be a different job type from the current one.” 26.4% of men and 24.3% of women clearly wanted to change their occupation, saying that “a different occupation is better”, which was one in four.

When looking for a new job among those who want to change jobs, “I think you may consider working in an industry (retail, logistics, medical care, long-term care / childcare, etc.) that is looking for someone to work under Corona. The percentage of those who answered was about 60% (61.0% for men and 60.5% for women).

  • Intention to consider changing jobs to an industry seeking workers (regular employees on leave (by gender))

A full-time employee who is on leave asks, “If it is difficult to cancel the employment adjustment at the current job (resuming normal employment), do you think it is okay to” secondize “to a company that has a job and is looking for a worker?” When asked, 17.3% of men and 14.9% of women answered that they “want to be proactive.” It was found that about 50% (53.1% of men and 50.8% of women) were positive about “seconded to enrollment” when “not aggressively, but may be” combined.

Among those who are positive about “seconded to enrollment”, 80% of the respondents think that “you may consider” seconded to enrollment “to a company in an industry that is looking for someone to work even under Corona” It was close (78.7% for men and 79.0% for women).

When asked about whether or not to receive leave allowance, 62.8% of full-time female employees received it, while 30.9% of part-time female employees received it. Over 60% (63.7%) of the working hours of the day that were previously worked are not only for short-term leave, but also for those who are closed on a daily basis. I answered that I did not receive.

  • Whether or not to receive a leave allowance (Women who are on leave and whose actual working hours are reduced by 10% or more (by employment type))

Looking at the presence or absence of leave allowances by household income, it was also found that the lower the household income, the higher the percentage of people who do not receive leave allowances. 34.8% of households answered that they receive an annual income of 6 million yen or more, but the proportion of those who receive it decreases as the annual income decreases, and it drops to 22.1% if the annual household income is less than 2 million yen.