Working Culture in Japan

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Movin’ Up: Climbing the Career Ladder as an ALT in Japan

Here are three tips for long-term employment as an English teacher in Japan.

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Understanding the Japanese Health Insurance System Part 1/2: How Much Does it Cost?

An easy-to-follow guide for anyone who is confused by Japan's national health insurance plan.

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2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 41

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English Teacher Assessments: A Guide to Getting Your Contract Renewed

Every year, most English teachers in Japan face an uncertain time. Will they or won't they keep their job for another year? Today, we look at how to limit that uncertainty.

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2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 40

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2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 38

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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.

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2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 36

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 33

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