May 12, 2019

Interview in Japan Follow-Up – Don’t Drop The Ball

Once you have put in the effort, and gotten the interview, you don’t want to drop the ball at the last hurdle by not following up […]
May 10, 2019

(Podcast) University Teacher Ian

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ52.mp3 This week University Teacher Ian drops in to regale us with his tale that started with a high school trip, into the financial world, and […]
April 26, 2019

(Podcast) From JET to Restaurateur

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ50.mp3 Zach finished 5 years on JET and then wasn’t sure what he would do. After learning that the Japanese corporate rat race wasn’t for him, […]
April 23, 2019

Get Connections and Better Jobs by Joining TAIP

The Tokyo Association of International Preschools (TAIP) is an organization of schools, teachers and services that aim to serve the needs of the early childhood education […]
April 14, 2019

(Podcast) Online Teaching w/ Jason from Digino.org

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ48.mp3 This week Jason from Digino drops in to explain another option for those wanting to get into teaching, those looking to make a few bucks, […]
March 29, 2019
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(Podcast) You have to be good to be lucky – Direct-Hire ALT Danny

http://traffic.libsyn.com/altinsider/IJ46.mp3 This week I talk with Direct Hire Danny about how he landed his position, his teaching style that earned him a direct hire job, and […]
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
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(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 3, 2019

Education Tourism – Travel and Boost Your Salary in Japan with a CELTA

You don’t have to go back home to get a CELTA qualification – you can do it while having an amazing time travelling in a beautiful […]
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 1, 2019

The Zen Art of Class Management

My personal teaching philosophy is to put a strong focus on the development of a student’s self-awareness during the learning process. The reason this is useful […]
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 17, 2018

How To Make Next Year your Best Year in Japan

For many teachers and professionals living in Japan, December is a time for reflection on growth and choices in the past year. In fact, most full-time […]
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 4, 2018

How To Become a Direct Hire ALT

How to become a direct hire ALT?  The competition is fierce yet there is no reason why you shouldn’t give it a shot. Using this guide […]
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 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 […]
August 18, 2018

Staying Focused and Motivated During Your Teaching Downtime

Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, your settling into your new teaching job. The honeymoon excitement of learning the ropes and consolidating the schedule details is drawing to a […]
June 30, 2018
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How To Win Your Way in Japanese Corporate Culture

If you thought that landing a job in a Japanese company was already hard enough, well… brace yourself! Understanding the intricacies of the Japanese corporate culture […]
June 27, 2018

Tools for Success in Japan

In the 1960’s, the richest man in the world, J. Paul Getty, wrote a book called ‘The Golden Age’, and in it he talked about the […]