Working Culture in Japan

5 Books to Better Understand Japanese Work Culture
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5 Books to Better Understand Japanese Work Culture

Dive into the Japanese corporate machine and the undying devotion that some employees have for their jobs. 

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6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Working At a Japanese Company

Do NOT underestimate the power of nomikai and other tips!

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Navigating Controversial Topics During English Lessons in Japan

What do you do when your students say something racist or ask you about politics?

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Coping with Corona: A Mental Survival Guide

A look at the long term impacts of the coronavirus and strategies for tackling them while living in Japan.

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You Should Learn These Basic Japanese Job Interview Questions

Don’t get caught off guard at the interview. Prepare, practice, perform!

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GaijinPot Survey Shows 55% of Readers Prefer Working from Home vs. at the Office

Not having to commute to work is pretty awesome, but many readers struggle with staying motivated while at home.

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A Day in the Life of a Frustrated Eikaiwa Teacher

I'm (not) fine, thank you. And you?

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The 4 Types of Remote Workers in Japan

Why shower when you can just roll over onto the floor and start working? Hell, why even leave the bed?

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8 Side Jobs for Foreigners to Make Extra Money in Japan

Japan is reeling from COVID-19. To help you find extra work while we wait for this to blow over, here are the best side jobs for foreign workers.

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How to Write a Japanese Resume

Follow this step by step guide for writing your Japanese resume.

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Japan’s Toxic Drinking Culture No One Talks About

Japan has a problem but is too addicted to admit it.

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Into the Mind of Shintaro Kago, One of Japan’s Most Infamous Erotic Manga Artists