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?
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on May 15, 2017
What are some of the ways that the Japanese system of “sempai and kohai” manifests itself during working life in Japan? One ALT shares his experience.
By Liam Carrigan on May 10, 2017
Part 2 of our guide to landing that teaching job in Japan.
By Liam Carrigan on May 3, 2017
It’s not all about your resume in an interview, this is your chance to demonstrate other qualities a piece of paper can’t show.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on April 28, 2017
Tips for making that ¥250,000 go the distance from somebody who’s been there, spent that.
By Liam Carrigan on April 18, 2017
Nail your first ALT interview before you even walk into the meeting room.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on April 13, 2017
Many Japanese English instructors lack an ability to speak the language they are hoping to teach their students. What might be some of the reasons?
By Liam Carrigan on March 21, 2017
Age is just a number until you put it on your job application.
By James Winovich on March 8, 2017
How can ALTs make the best possible impression in their first classes of the new academic year?
By Liam Carrigan on March 7, 2017
Many ALTs in elementary and junior high school will get to experience eating school lunch with their students. So what’s it like?
By Joyce Wan on February 24, 2017
Good news: It is possible to work in Japan without a degree. But how should you go about it?