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April 12, 2017

2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 15

Each week we look through our database of jobs in Japan and pick out the ones that we think are the most interesting.

April 4, 2017

Sick Pay in Japan: What You Need to Know

Ever heard of the Japanese government’s Injury and Sickness Allowance?

April 3, 2017

2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 14

Each week we look through our database of jobs in Japan and pick out the ones that we think are the most interesting.

March 28, 2017

2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 13

Each week we look through our database of jobs in Japan and pick out the ones that we think are the most interesting.

March 21, 2017

2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 12

Each week we look through our database of jobs in Japan and pick out the ones that we think are the most interesting.

March 15, 2017

How to Deal with Being the Foreign Chick in a Japanese Office

From eternal genki-ness to getting hit on by your clients, navigating the Japanese workplace can be a treacherous maze of outdated expectations for foreign women.

March 8, 2017

Ask James: Am I Too Old to Teach in Japan?

Age is just a number until you put it on your job application.

March 7, 2017

2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 10

Each week we look through our database of jobs in Japan and pick out the ones that we think are the most interesting.

February 20, 2017

Ask James: Can I Get A Job in Japan Without A College Degree?

Good news: It is possible to work in Japan without a degree. But how should you go about it?

February 6, 2017

Ask James: I Don’t Drink but I’ve Been Invited to my First Nomikai

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?

December 26, 2016

Ask James: Working in Japan

The pros and cons of practicing Japanese with colleagues if you work at a language school in Japan.

November 1, 2016

5 Tips for Tackling Stress in the Japanese Workplace

Is Japan a fertile breeding ground for stress and anxiety-related disorders? If you feel like it is, here are some ways to help you cope. And remember, you’re not alone.

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