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(Podcast) Polyglot Steve Kaufmann

Living in Japan Guide

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ67.mp3 This week I speak with life long language learner and creator of lingq.com Steven Kaufmann about the methods he...

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(Podcast) The 2007 Downfall of NOVA

Living in Japan Guide

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ66.mp3 This week I go over the biggest scandal in the history of English education in Japan. The 2007 Downfall...

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(Podcast) The History of the ALT Position

Living in Japan Guide

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ65.mp3 This week I go over the 30 year history of the ALT position, and then give some thoughts on...

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(Podcast) Being a Scaffolding Erector in Japan

Job Seeker Advice, News

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ64.mp3 This week BlUnk drops in to share his unique path through Japan. Currently a tobi, he has an interesting...

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(Podcast) Leaving the Island? – Former JET/HR – Cara on Why she is leaving Japan

Living in Japan Guide

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ63.mp3 This week former JET and HR Manager Cara (and former guest #1, #2, #3), drops in to explain exactly...

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(Podcast) Growing Japanese/Foreigner Tensions in Hokkaido? – JET CIR Mitchel

Living in Japan Guide

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ62.mp3 This week JET CIR Mitchel drops in to share with us his story of getting on the JET Program,...

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The Importance of Referrals in Japan

Job Seeker Advice

While not all jobs will require a reference or referee, it is a good idea to prepare and act as...

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(Podcast) The State of Being a Direct Hire ALT in 2019

Career Advice

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ61.mp3 Higgins in Japan is a former dispatch ALT turned Direct Hire ALT. Orrin is a former JET turned Direct...

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(Podcast) The End of Direct Hire ALTs?

Job Seeker Advice

This week I go over the changes coming to the ALT world, and what it might mean for Direct Hire...

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(Podcast) From JET to Link Japan Careers – Rhys

News

This week Rhys drops in to tell his tale of getting to Japan on the JET Program, jumping around with...

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(Podcast) From the Longboard to the Cutting Board – Dan Pape

News

This week Dan drops in to tell us his tale of how he took a skateboarding brand from America to Japan, and...

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Job Seekers’ Frequently Asked Questions

Jobsinjapan.com is a job posting website showcasing employment opportunities from various companies. We are not a recruiter or staffing agency, so we cannot directly offer you employment.
Please look on the site for a job that you are interested in and apply. A few pieces of advice:

a. Create an online resume (or several depending on the job you want to apply to). Please note that you can apply to jobs using either your PDF file resume or the online resume.
b. Make sure your cover letter is customized for each employer that you make an application.
c.  Ensure that your resume and profile includes a photo.  While many job seekers find adding a photo to one’s application as unusual, or even discriminatory, this is a customary practice in Japan.  It will show employers that you understand Japanese work culture and procedures.

To apply to a job, you need to register and create a job seeker account; then just hit the apply button next to each job. You have the option to create and apply via online resume or apply via your own PDF/MS Word resume. Some employers set the “Apply” button to take you directly to their own website’s hiring page.

While we make every effort to gather a large amount of jobs in various categories, it is possible that we do not have a current job matching your skills and interests. Please check back, and set up “Job Alerts”, as there are new jobs uploaded continuously.

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