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September 13, 2018

Surviving the Enkai: How to Prepare for Japanese Drinking Culture at Work

Whether you love drinking with colleagues or hate it, it’s a necessary part of life in Japan. Here are some tips to get you through your first — or next — work party.

September 3, 2018

2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 36

You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.

August 31, 2018

Understanding the Japanese Pension System Part 3/3: How Do I Collect?

A breakdown of how to get the money you are entitled to after contributing to the Japanese pension scheme. Whether you plan to retire here or are leaving Japan or your home country — this guide is for you.

August 24, 2018

Understanding the Japanese Pension System Part 2/3: What Will I Pay?

Whether you work in Japan for a limited or extended period of time, here’s a breakdown of the amount you will contribute to the pension plan and what you can expect to get out of it.

August 21, 2018

Accentuate the Positive: Using Different Styles of English in the Classroom

Your English accent is a part of your teacher DNA so make it a part of your lessons, too.

August 13, 2018

2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 33

You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.

August 8, 2018

Black Flag: How to Avoid Working for a Shady Japanese Company

It’s important to draw the line between working hard and being deviously overworked by a company that may want to bend the rules by manipulating new or junior employees. Here are some tips.

August 6, 2018

2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 32

You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.

August 2, 2018

Understanding the Japanese Pension System Part 1/3: What Is It and How Does It Work?

A pension explanation that won’t leave your head spinning.

July 30, 2018

2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 31

You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.

July 24, 2018

Teaching Japanese Kindergartners: 4 Reasons It’s Not as Scary as You Think

While most people first start looking for English teaching jobs in Japan that cater to adults and older teens, teaching young children has its benefits, too.

July 23, 2018

2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 30

You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.

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