Working Culture in Japan

9 Side Jobs for Foreigners in Japan

8 Side Jobs for Foreigners to Make Extra Money in Japan

As the gig economy model grows abroad, Japan’s government is now encouraging workers to take second jobs. Here’s our pick of the best side hustles for foreign workers.

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How Payday Works For An English Teacher in Japan

Moshiwake gozaimasen ya broke bimbo.

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Netflix’s Aggretsuko: Why It’s So Relatable for Women in Japan

Sometimes death metal karaoke is the only stress relief for navigating Japan’s gender inequality.

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What Is the Average Salary in Japan in 2019?

Which jobs in Japan offer the best salaries and what the future holds beyond the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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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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Earning Extra Income for English Teachers in Japan

How can English teachers make some extra money and what types of jobs are available?

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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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