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Introducing the D&I Team! Promoting Diversity Within Mercari #メルカリな日々

Japanese Ver. Hi everyone, this is Marina (@suzumari) from the PR Team! Earlier this month, 50 new graduates joined Mercari. More than 40 of these new graduates came from overseas, and the atmosphere within the company has become very live…

THE BUSINESS DAY 02 Report: Kazuyuki Okudaira from the Nikkei interviews Mercari’s Fumiaki Koizumi about the Ups and Downs of Mercari’s First Five Years

Japanese Ver. THE BUSINESS DAY is a conference started by Mercari in 2016, where leaders in management and corporate fields come to learn, meet others in their field, and implement ideas. At this second hosting of the conference, key playe…

Evaluating each and every member’s performance: What Mercari hopes to achieve with its new evaluation system

Japanese Ver. “No ratings” refers to a system where employees are not given official ranks based on their skills and performance. Nowadays, more and more people are claiming that assigning ranks does not in fact lead to better performance …

Learn Before You Join: Mercari’s Language Education Program for New Global Employees

Japanese Ver. Hi everyone, this is Liz from People Partners (formerly HR)! I’m in charge of global talent acquisition. Mercari is actively holding overseas recruiting events. We also work to create support systems for things like language …

Meeting Halfway: Supporting Mercari’s Globalization Through Language Education

Hi everyone, this is Madoka from the Global Operations Team (GOT)! GOT handles translation, interpretation, global talent outreach, and other activities promoting Mercari’s globalization. Right now, Mercari has employees from over 25 diffe…

What Does “Be Professional” Mean for an Engineer? CTO Suguru Namura’s Definition

Japanese Ver. The three values we emphasize at Mercari: Go Bold, All for One, and Be Professional. All members of Mercari keep these values in mind as we pursue our respective missions, but in engineering, we place particular importance on…

Merpay’s Very Own GOT - Designing the culture of the organization by eliminating cultural and language barriers #MerpayNow vol.27

Japanese Ver. Hi everyone, this is Rika from the Merpay HR team. Here at Merpay we believe that diversity is key to understanding our user’s needs and promoting high levels of creativity and innovation within the company. To help support n…

IIT Summer Interns Make Their Final Presentations! #メルカリな日々 2018/07/11

Hi everyone, this is Ishikawa from the PR team at Mercari. As part of Mercari’s efforts to become a leading global tech company, we currently have members from the U.S., Europe, and Asia in our Tokyo office working to create amazing produc…

Introducing Our IIT Interns #メルカリな日々 2018/06/01

こんにちは、Global Operations Team(GOT)のMadokaとJasonです。今日の#メルカリな日々は英語でお届けします! Hi everyone, this is Madoka and Jason from the Global Operations Team (GOT)! This week we welcomed nine interns from four different cam…

A New Organization to Help Mercari Grow While Maintaining Its Culture: Interview with Shunsuke Karasawa, VP of People & Culture

Japanese Ver. As part of its efforts to grow through its members and company culture, Mercari recently combined its HR, general affairs, and payroll teams to form the People & Culture group. The leader of this new group is none other than …

Coming Together Across Borders to Achieve Success – Chatting with the developers behind Mercari US

Tsuyoshi Yoshioka (@tsuyogoro) and Yoichi Tagaya (@yoichitgy) We shared an article the other day about the rebranding of the Mercari US app. mercan.mercari.com As Mercari’s US CEO John Lagerling mentioned in this article, the recent rebran…

Hackathon on the Other Side of the World? GOT’s Mikako Discusses the Indian Hiring Project That Won Her Mercari’s 2nd Quarter MVP Award

Japanese Ver. The other day, I was told out of the blue that I had been awarded the MVP award for the second quarter of this fiscal year. It was a great honor to be selected and, to be completely honest, it took a while for it to feel real…

The Advantages of Understanding Both Japanese and Western Culture|Mercari US Team Members Talk About Their Experience Abroad

At Mercari, we hire both new graduates and mid-career talent on a rolling basis throughout the year. As a result, we’ve managed to gather together members with a variety of different backgrounds, including many with experience studying/wor…

Introducing GOT– the team building Mercari’s global network.

Japanese Ver. Mercari is currently working hard to achieve its mission to “Create value in a global marketplace where anyone can buy & sell” across its three locations in Japan, the US and the UK. This time around, we’ll be interviewing Hi…