Corporate Profile


  • Company Name

    Cambridge Research Institute, Inc.

  • Business

    Personal Placement and executive search
    Consulting on
    personnel management issues

  • Established

    January 1962

  • Capitalization

    JPY 63.8 Million

  • President

    Yukihiro Yamao

  • Address

    Koujimachi Crystal-city. 6F,
    4-8 Koujimachi, Chiyoda-ku,
    Tokyo 102-0083

  • Tel

    +81 3 3556 1815

  • Fax

    +81 3 3556 1816

  • URL

  • E-mail

  • License No. for Placement Business


  • Group Company

    AXIS Consulting Corporation


  • 1962

    Cambridge Research Institute was founded to serve as a valued Consultant to multinational enterprises

  • 1966

    Japan’s Minister of Labor granted Cambridge the first license in Tokyo to be a professional placement consultant.
    Since then, we have remained a leader in quality placement, and consulting services.

  • 2003

    Renewal of management by MBO (Management Buyout)

  • 2012

    50th anniversary

  • 2016

    Jal.2016 Became a subsidiary of Axis Consulting Corp, by transter of shares

  • 2021

    Transferred the Digital team of Axis Consulting and strengthened the Digital (DX) area

Introduction of our Services

Recruiting Services (Contingency Basis)

Each consultant is responsible for both client firms and candidates. They submit suitable candidate

Executive Search Services

We are capable of serving for filling the special needs, such as searching of corporate executives, those who are not found in the existing data bases of job seekers, such as the specialists with particular qualifications or skills. Also, our highly skilled consultants can help finding suitable candidates for such as management transfer, generation changes, M&A, and starting of new business department which normally require confidential hiring procedures.
The exclusively appointed consultant will lead the task team to meet the client’s hiring need effectively.

Strength and Feature

We are the pioneer in the Japanese recruiting market with over 60 years history

  1. High standard of work ethics and strict behavioral principles
  2. We consistently provide high quality services based on the rich and successful business experiences.

We pursue quality-, rather than quantity-oriented consultation services

Two-way consultation approach

  1. All of our consultants serve both client companies and job seekers/ potential candidates. By maintaining this approach, we can win strong reliability from candidates, as well as from client companies.

Our consultants are well versed in client’s industries and have actual work experiences.

  1. For candidates: we provide consultation based on the long span career planning.
  2. For clients: we introduce candidates who we have chosen after lengthy and in-depth consultations, thus are highly recommendable.

Business descriptions to meet a wide range of requests

A wide range of recruitment work

  1. Recruiting Services (Contingency Basis)
  2. Executive Search Services