Some of the questions future ALTs were expected to answer range from the unconventional to the downright bizarre!
By Liam Carrigan on February 13, 2018
There is a continual debate over what locations in Japan offer English teachers the best earnings versus savings potential so we break down some facts and figures to come up with our No. 1 choice.
By Liam Carrigan on January 23, 2018
It’s that time again for English teachers in Japan: meeting with new companies, schools and boards of education to secure a new contract. These five tips can help.
By Liam Carrigan on January 17, 2018
This year, our most popular articles cover pretty much everything we believe the GaijinPot beast to be: all the info you need to navigate a successful life in Japan.
By Victoria Vlisides on December 20, 2017
It’s a culture festival, but in another very real way, it’s also the blood, sweat and tears of your students… It’s bunkasai!
By Liam Carrigan on November 1, 2017
Contrary to popular belief, ALTs have a voice. They just need to use it… strategically.
By Liam Carrigan on September 27, 2017
There are a hundred different reasons that people come to the land of the rising sun, but once you fall in love, you’re going to need to find a job.
By Alex Sturmey on September 15, 2017
A new “silent” manga contest is looking for the next great talent — and an editor to guide them.
By GaijinPot Partners on August 3, 2017
Working in Japan, especially at a local company, can be tough but there is always a silver lining!
By Chiara Terzuolo on June 8, 2017
Before you arrive and after you get off the plane, mind these key points to ensure a smooth transition to your new career.
By GaijinPot Partners on May 26, 2017
Everyone has their favorite classes, and likewise everyone probably has those one or two classrooms that they dread stepping into each week.
By Liam Carrigan on May 17, 2017
You did research, nailed the interview and the company has offered you a job — congratulations! What happens next?