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This Website is Giving Away Copies of Successful Job Applications to College Students

One Career has launched a new ad campaign that aims to make the "shukatsu" process more transparent.

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Understanding Japanese Unemployment Insurance

Something everyone working in Japan should know about but hope they never have to use.

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Location Situation: Can an English Teacher Afford to Live in Tokyo?

What locations in Japan offer English teachers the best earnings versus savings potential?

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5 Misconceptions About the Trains in Japan

They’re not all perfectly punctual futuristic concepts and none of them transform into giant robots.

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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