March 22, 2019

(Podcast) To TESOL or not to TESOL

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ45.mp3 This week I talk with David from TESOLJapan.com about how important the TESOL is in 2019, what it can do for your teaching career in […]
March 15, 2019
InhousetranslatorGraeme

(Podcast) 30 Year In House Translator, Graeme

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ44.mp3 This week I talk with Graeme, a two-time passer of N1, 30 year translator, and all around driven dude. I wish I had half as […]
March 12, 2019

(Podcast) The NHK man is coming…

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ43.mp3 This week I explain what NHK and the “NHK man” really are and what your options are if and when they come knocking on your […]
March 1, 2019

(Podcast) Don’t Do What Employers Hate! – w/Peter

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ42.mp3 This week I talk with Peter from JobsinJapan about what he learned at the latest ETJ expo from employers in Japan, and we also talk […]
February 22, 2019

(Podcast) Fostering a Community – Amanda from the Tokyo Expat Network

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ41.mp3 This week I talk with Amanda, creator of the awesome Facebook Group Tokyo Expat Network, an awesome resource for foreigners living in Japan. We talk […]
February 15, 2019
Andy from Interac

(Podcast) Climbing the Ladder w/ Andy from Interac

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ40.mp3 This week I talk with Andy, a person that started as an ALT with Interac and has done much more through his many steps up […]
February 8, 2019

(Podcast) Making the Jump after JET w/ Somee and Takeshi from Rainmaker

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ39.mp3 After I talked with the person that places this ad, I knew I had to learn more. After doing so, I knew she would be […]
February 1, 2019

(Podcast) Working at a Sake Brewery

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ38.mp3 This week I talk to sake brewer Andrew, about how he got his job, what each day entails, and what its like to work for […]
January 25, 2019
Startup Lady Japan

(Podcast) Starting a Company w/ Startup Lady

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ37.mp3 Right-Click to Download the Mp3 [Check out Startup Lady: StartupLady.org | Facebook | Twitter | Insta] [Follow the Show: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Youtube] [Find a […]
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
job hopping in japan selling on amazon

(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
working at my gym in Japan

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
melissa from my english school

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 […]