December 9, 2018

The ALT Checklist:  What you need to know before you accept an ALT Position

Out of the ways to come to Japan is to be an English teacher, with one of the largest categories being that of an ALT (Assistant […]
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 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 3, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast: Alex from the Tokyo Association of International Preschools

Former ALT/Eikaiwa teacher turned Preschool Administrative Officer/President of the Tokyo Association of International Preschools Alex drops in to walk us through his path from anthropology to teaching to administrating whole working towards a long term goal the whole way.
September 13, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast – From JET CIR to International Sales Rep of a Hobby Company – Reina

This week, former JET CIR Reina drops to update us on what’s been going on with her since her first appearance almost a year ago, and how she managed to land her new gig as a International Sales Rep in a Hobby Company.
September 6, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast – From JET to Recruiter in Tokyo – Cara

This week we welcome back Cara, 2-time guest that is ready to start her new life as a corporate recruiter after a 2-year stint on the JET Program.
August 23, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast – Charles from Second Harvest

This week we welcome in Charles from the NPO Second Harvest, Japan’s first food bank. Charles started in the military, lived homeless in Japan for more than a year, and now is the CEO of his own company. Quite the story.
August 16, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast – Sam from Military Auto Source

This week I welcome in Sam, who is a proud Marine turned ALT turned Construction Worker turned Musician turned Car Salesman turned Body Builder with a very interested path through Japan.
August 9, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast – English Teacher turned Frozen Yogurt Shop Owner

This week Utsav, former English teacher turned Frozen Yogurt Shop Owner, explains how if you have the Japanese (and some money saved) opening a successful small business in Japan is definitely possible.
August 2, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast – Vickie from the Mental Health Support Organization TELL Japan

This week Vickie, Director of the not-for-profit Mental Health Organization Tell Japan. We get into exactly how TELL helps people, how VIckie got her position, and go over some issues Japan still has to deal with in terms of mental health.
July 24, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast – University Teacher Ben – Saving for Retirement in Japan

This week University Teacher Ben from Retire Japan drops in to share his wealth of knowledge about the very important, but rarely talked about topic of preparing for retirement while in Japan. Enjoooy.
July 18, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast – Dispatch Company HR and Training Manager Philip

This week Philip from the dispatch company Wing drops in to take us through his path from teacher in Taiwan to HR manager in Tokyo. We also learn about the Tokyo Global Gateway in Odaiba, Tokyo which will open soon.
July 10, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast – Job Fair Common Mistakes

This week, we would like to share observations of mistakes we see job seekers making at Job Fairs leaving employers shaking their heads...and you without a second interview.
June 22, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast – Brian from Link Japan Careers Inc.

This week Brian from Link Japan Careers drops in to walk up through his epic path through Japan, which even includes sitting in on the meeting where Interac decided to give the whole ALT thing a try… Enjoy
June 11, 2018

Why English teachers in Japan feel like frauds and what to do about it

An issue that is difficult to pinpoint within the English as a foreign language (EFL) teaching profession is about teachers who have joined the ranks without […]
June 7, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast: From Interac to Tech – Jordan

This week Jordan drops in to regale us with his tale of making the jump from Interac Teacher to his position in the Tech field.
May 28, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast: Simon from Modern English – Eikaiwa Teacher to Eikaiwa CEO

Simon from Modern English drops in this week to share his tale of going from Eikaiwa Teacher to CEO of a Eikaiwa Franchise Company (and a lot more). Interesting tips if you were considering starting your own school.
May 21, 2018

The Inside Japan Podcast: Adam from Housing Japan – Eikaiwa to Real Estate

Adam from Housing Japan drops in this week to tell the tale of his journey from the Eikaiwa Teaching World to the Real Estate World in Tokyo. Some good insights on learning Japanese and finding accommodation. Enjoy the show.
May 18, 2018

An MBA that can help you finish your BA too!

A blended-learning MBA Program in Tokyo/Kansai Next Starting Dates: August 9 and Oct. 10, 2018 Length of the Program: 12, 18 or 24 months (your pace). […]
May 16, 2018
Start a School

Starting Your Own School – Introduction

For foreigners living in Japan, starting your own language school has to be the most common business considered, attempted and, in varying degrees, failed at. While the market for another English school seems to be saturated, there are many opportunities for hard-working, entrepreneurial minded foreigners in Japan.
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 […]
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 […]
October 26, 2017

ALTInsider Podcast – Interview with HTM Niseko

If you are interested of living or working in Niseko, hospitality industry, season work in Japan or just a change of pace, take a listen to this interview.