When looking for work in Japan, surely you don’t just look at the industry and the salary. You choose the company you want to work for by also looking at the type of employment they offer, i.e. full-time, contract, temp, or part-time. These all differ not just in terms of salary, but also in social
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,”
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
In this article, we’ll present a list of 10 criteria you should focus on when choosing which company to work for in Japan. Whether you’re looking for work or changing jobs, you should, of course, look at things like the job description, salary, and the corporate culture, but there are also things you should consider
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?