Things You Should Know About Working in Japan: What’s the Difference Between a “Sector,” “Industry,” and “Occupation”?

When looking for work in Japan, the three words you should pay attention to are: “Sector” (業種 gyōshū), “Industry” (業界 gyōkai), and “Occupation” (職種 shokushu). Once you understand the difference between them, you’ll be able to steer your career the right direction. So, let’s discuss what all three words actually mean. What’s the Difference Between a “Sector,” “Industry,”

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7 Reasons Why You Should Teach English In Japan

For many, teaching English is the most viable option to be able to make their way across the world and begin their professional lives in Japan. However, perhaps there are certain concerns that are keeping you from committing to this particular job. Should you take the plunge? I once taught English in Japan for two

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Tips for Nailing a Job Interview at a Japanese Company

In Japan, the most important part of job-hunting is arguably the interview (mensetsu). In this article, we’ll discuss the entire process, from uniquely Japanese interview rules and etiquette to what you should be mindful of when talking to a potential employer, as well as things to prepare beforehand. What to Bring to a Job Interview?

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