The Inside Japan Podcast: JET Program Coordinator Kiah

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 JET Program to help you get on the program, or get a job in HR like she did as well. Listen, enjoy, share. You rock.


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  • 04:08 – Intro – What Kiah does with the JET Program
  • 10:00 – An Average Day for a JET Recruiter
  • 15:40 – The Full Application Process Explained
  • 26:21 – 5 Tips to avoid getting rejected for the JET Progam
  • 19:50 – Common mistakes foreigners make when working for Japanese Companies?
  • 44:00 – Debunking Myths + Random Q+A
  • 59:00 – Final Thoughts + Interview Advice

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Thanks for listening!


James came to Japan as an Eikaiwa teacher, morphed into a seven-year ALT, and now helps people have more fun while working in Japan, whether they’re just starting out or are veterans themselves. He started and The ALTInsider Podcast in 2015 and has been spreading his message of “Have more fun” ever since.To give your resume the tune-up it needs, head on over to ALT Insider Resume Review and get started today. Don’t let your dreams be dreams.

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