James is an ex-ALT turned translator/blogger who helps people have as much fun as possible while working in Japan. Whether you're having a tough time winning over a JTE or getting hired in the first place, James wants to help.
Age is just a number until you put it on your job application.
Good news: It is possible to work in Japan without a degree. But how should you go about it?
Sometimes there is pressure to drink to excess and let off steam at Japanese office parties. What do you do if you don't drink — and don't want to jeopardize your standing at work?
What to do when you feel like a useless decoration in your team-teaching classes.
The pros and cons of practicing Japanese with colleagues if you work at a language school in Japan.
Despite what you might think, you don't have to teach English in Japan.
Your resumé shouldn't get you the job, it should get you the interview — that's where you get yourself the job!
I bet you think this resume is all about you. Heads up: It's not.
Here's one guaranteed way to improve your resumé for that dream job in Japan.
Everyone wants to work in Japan, bro.
While it feels like a JET’s job is to teach English and to teach English alone, that isn't always the case.