January 18, 2019

(Podcast) Who Says You Can’t Go Home? – Rafael

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ36.mp3 Rafael stopped by this week to regale us with his tale of multiple jobs in Japan, both teaching and non-teaching, and eventually deciding Japan wasn’t […]
January 11, 2019

(Podcast) Voice Acting in Japan – Laura Moran

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ35.mp3 We start off 2019 with an interview with voice actress, actual actress, and all around creative-type Laura. We talk about how she got into the […]
December 21, 2018
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(Podcast) Job Hopping in Japan + Selling on Amazon Japan

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ33.mp3 This week professional job hopper Mitch comes in to explain why (and how) he has jumped from non-teaching to non-teaching job while also making some […]
December 14, 2018
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Working at My Gym – A Different Type of “School”

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ32.mp3 This week HR person Kyoko and Trainer Carlos come in to explain what it’s like to work at the unique “school”, that is known as […]
December 7, 2018
ALTopedia

The Inside Japan Podcast – Remaking Englipedia.com and Passing JLPT N1 but still an ALT?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ31.mp3 This week I talk with Jake about the death and rebirth of Englipedia (now ALTopedia), why he is still an ALT after passing JLPT N1, […]
November 30, 2018
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The Inside Japan Podcast – Thoughts from a Hiring Manager

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ30.mp3 This week Peter from JobsinJapan.com drops in to give us a taste of what he shares at the seminars he does all over Japan for […]
November 23, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast – Starting a Unique Business in Japan w/Hee Gun

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ29.mp3 This week entrepreneur Hee Gun drops in to share his unique story of creating the unique space known as Nishiogi Place. Listen, learn, and be […]
November 16, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast – Getting a University Teaching Position w/University Teacher James

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ28.mp3   This week University Teacher James drops in to help me clear my inbox out of questions all about being a University Teacher in Japan. […]
November 9, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast – Becoming Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable – Kani from Code Chrysalis

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ27.mp3 Kani saw an opportunity to start a coding boot camp in Japan and he made it happen with Code Chrysalis. He quit his stable job […]
November 2, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast – Job Hunting Advice from Charlie from Live Work Play Japan

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ26.mp3 Charlie has helped many people get jobs in Japan, and accordingly he knows a thing or two about a thing or two about finding work […]
October 26, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast – Zach from Pivotal Labs

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ25.mp3 Zach knew he wanted to work in Japan, but he did not take the first I’ll teach English and then I’ll work towards the job […]
October 24, 2018

Japan’s Winter is Coming – Here’s How to Survive

If you want to work in Japan, that means you have to live in Japan, which means you’re going to have to live through the winter. […]
October 19, 2018
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The Inside Japan Podcast – HR Manager Melissa from MY English School

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ24.mp3 Melissa from MY English School drops in this week to talk about her jump from a large chain Eikaiwa to a smaller school, making the […]
October 12, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast: Eikaiwa Teacher to Interac to Opening a School – Tyson

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ23.mp3 Tyson drops in this week to talk about working hard (while being a manager at Interac in particular), why passing N1 doesn’t guarantee you anything, […]
October 6, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast: JET Program Coordinator Kiah

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ22.mp3 An episode 2 years in the making, this week JET Program Coordinator Kiah drops by to share as much as she possibly can about the […]
June 18, 2018

Getting Hired: Apply from Home or Go to Japan First?

So, you’re itching to get your career started in Japan, but you’re having trouble deciding between two options: Option 1 – Get hired while in your […]
April 7, 2018

When JET Rejects You

The Agony and the Ecstasy of the JET Hopeful  You spent weeks putting together your application. You spent longer than that tracking down the perfect references, […]
March 22, 2018

Contract Limbo and How to Deal with it

The period from January through March can be stressful time for foreign workers in Japan who are on annual contracts that don’t automatically renew. Many BOEs […]
March 11, 2018

Featured JobsinJapan Jobs of the Week 3/11 – 3/18

Each week, we share just a few of the awesome jobs available here on Jobs in Japan to help you find your first, or next, awesome […]
March 3, 2018

Featured JobsinJapan Jobs of the Week 2/24- 3/3

Each week, we share just a few of the awesome jobs available here on Jobs in Japan to help you find your first, or next, awesome […]
February 26, 2018

Featured JobsinJapan Jobs of the Week 2/11 – 2/17

Each week, we share just a few of the awesome jobs available here on Jobs in Japan to help you find your first, or next, awesome […]
February 15, 2018

Just Arrived in Japan… and Saving Money?

When I came to Japan 8 years ago as a fresh faced new ALT, I had a thousand expectations, but three main goals: Have as much […]
January 25, 2018

ALTInsider Podcast – Can an older person find work in Japan?

This week James answers the question: Can an older person find work in Japan? (spoiler) The answer is a resounding YES, with caveats. Enjoy!    […]
January 10, 2018

ALTInsider Podcast – 3 Different Types of ALTs

James speaks with 3 different ALTs, one being a JET, another a dispatch company ALT, and another being a direct hire. A great way to learn […]