So, you’ve got a job at a Japanese company. Congratulations! You’ve made it through the application and interview process, and now it’s actually time to go to work.
So you just got a new job. Congratulations! The bad news is that you now go to work. I know, I’m not a fan either; really wish someone warned me that this would happen. Worse, there’s going to be a first time you go to work, and people are going to expect a lot of […]
We have asked Sergei about life as a programmer in Ukraine, in general, and also he shared with us what is his job like, and how it is to work for a Japanese company.
We have come to perhaps the most challenging part of becoming a freelancer in Japan: how to find freelance clients. So far we have looked at straightforward logistical problems that include universals.
Hello, I’m Rina from Bogor, Indonesia. I majored in Computer Science but since I was a kid I always have interest in Japan. Probably it started in high school, where we had Japanese language class for 1 year. I was good at it, and I wanted to learn more. Since then, I learn the language […]
Jose moved from his home country Spain to Japan in July 2018 with his wife and is now engaged in cutting edge IT research and development for a Japanese IT company.We interviewed Jose, who spoke of his desire to live in Japan and work with the latest Japanese IT technology, and of how he studied […]
The challenges of moving to a new country to work are many, and if you add the stress of starting a new freelance career, all those can be overwhelming.
The best way to begin freelancing in Japan is to just start doing whatever it is you do — as long as this is allowed under your visa.
Teaching English in Japan has long been a relatively easy gateway into living and working here. Essentially, anyone whose first language is English and has a college degree has a chance of finding a job with a company that will sponsor a visa, and usually even help find a place to live.