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How to Use A Japanese Air Conditioner

Mastering the functions of your a/c remote is key to surviving summer in Japan.

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 24

This week's top jobs in Japan include processing plant account manager, machining service coordinator, international auto exporter, video game production manager and more.

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Gaijinpot Direct Summer 2021

Tune in to GaijinPot Direct on June 15 to kickstart your career and chat online with the GaijinPot Jobs team.

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 23

In this week's top jobs in Japan: the city of Obama is looking for tour guides/PR specialists, various content positions in the video game industry, PC computer tech opportunities and much more.

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 22

If you're interested in jobs that involve computer and tech support, early childhood education, socio-economic development or video game translation (from Japanese to various other languages)—then check out this week's top jobs in Japan!

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 21

If you're interested in jobs that involve computer and tech support, early childhood education, horticulture, socio-economic development or video game translation (from Japanese to various other languages)—then check out this week's top jobs in Japan!

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 20

This week our top jobs in Japan include a variety of new and interesting positions including web developers, a head gardener for an historic worldwide land management commission; Chinese, English and Korean writers, translators and content professionals; post-edit manga translation checkers (J->E); senior PC tech recruiters and specialist support as well as modern hotel/residence front desk staff.

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Food Allergies and Dietary Restrictions in Japan

A quick guide to help vegans, vegetarians, halal followers and those with dietary restrictions in Japan.

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 19

Sales and service support jobs abound—along with environmental health and safety, graphic design/UX and English proficiency test editor positions—in this week's top jobs in Japan.

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Shopping Online in Japan

Everything—including groceries—can be purchased online, sometimes at half the regular in-store price.

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 17

Engineers, health and safety professionals as well as service and sales engineers lead this week's list of top jobs in Japan.

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The Coronavirus Situation in Japan

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in Japan so far.

By 7 min read