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.
June 6, 2018

An MBA in Japan could launch your career

Globally the most popular area of post-high school study is business, whether for certificates, diplomas, undergraduate degrees or MBA and other post-graduate studies. Business studies, and […]
May 29, 2018

Kids School for Sale

Here’s an opportunity to own a school that already has everything sorted, from the location to some students to start you off! And while you’re at […]
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 26, 2018

Moving from ALT to University Teacher in Japan

When I left Japan in 2010 after two years of being on the JET Programme, I never thought that five years later I’d be back working […]
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.
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, […]
April 3, 2018

Adapting to a Difficult School

Working as an English teacher in Japan can be an incredibly rewarding job, but sometimes your Japanese school can be really hard work. All English teachers […]
March 29, 2018

ALTInsider Podcast – Life in Japan/Learning Japanese Apps You’ll Actually Use

This week James, the ALT Insider, polled people on social media and the discord about the apps they actually use to make their life in Japan/learning Japanese more awesome. This podcast goes through the most popular answers along with what we use here. Enjoy
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

Kyoto School for Sale

Do you want to start your own school, but don’t know where to begin? There’s a big opportunity in Kyoto that you won’t want to miss […]
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 […]
February 7, 2018

Time to do your income taxes

Doing taxes can be a really worrying thought, but the experience of it here in Japan is nowhere near as terrifying as you might think. Depending […]
February 3, 2018

Increasing Qualifications to Get Access to Better-Paying Jobs

In a world in which the automated uploaded resumes process at prospective employers is the norm, there are potentially untold numbers of applicants for any attractive […]
February 1, 2018

Make City Money in Japan Working in the Countryside

Most countryside schools pay very little, but MY English School has put a lot of focus into their language program and wants to keep good teachers […]
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 18, 2018

Goal Setting For Job Seekers in Japan

As we enter 2018, for many it is time to look forward to the upcoming year and ask yourself if your job and career prospects will […]
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 […]
January 5, 2018

The Magic of a Night Bus

With the holidays and vacation season now in full swing in Japan, today I have a recommendation for a great activity to try at least once […]