ready for a Japanese job fair

Author: Yukadon

Job Fairs for Foreign Exchange Students and Workers

When foreign people who are studying in Japan or living in Japan want to get a job in a Japanese company, they have several ways to do job hunting activities. Among them, participating in a Job Fair where many companies gather in one place makes it possible to find out about various companies at once, so you can proceed with job hunting efficiently.

So, this time I’ll introduce some upcoming Job Fairs for foreign students who are going to graduate in 2019 and foreign people who are living in Japan.

See upcoming Job Fair event information below.

What time should you go to a Job fair?

You can come at any time as long as it is within the reception hours. However, in order to see as many companies as possible and obtain related information for your job hunting in Japan, I recommend that you arrive as early as possible.

What are appropriate clothes for a Job Fair?

You should wear a suit. You should avoid wearing casual clothing such as jeans or t-shirts. You’ll be speaking with personnel representatives of companies, so it is important to make a good impression.

Know-how and tips for successful job hunting

  • By participating in a Job Fair, you can get lots of opportunities and advice. I think that you can get a job in Japan if you can leverage what you learned at the Job Fair in the actual job interview.
  • In order to obtain information, it is good to consult at various places and find people who are easy to talk to. Moreover, rather than going to as many company interviews as possible, it is better to narrow down the companies to visit in advance, by deciding exactly what company you want to work for and what you want to do.
  • Especially for students, it is important to start job hunting well before graduation. You will have to compete against many other excellent candidates applying for good companies, so don’t wait.
  • Let’s learn Japanese thoroughly. Japanese companies seek globalization for their employees, but they demand flexibility of foreign people. There are many companies that require Japanese. Japanese may be difficult, but you should improve it to a very high level during job hunting.

For foreign people, I think it is difficult to get a job in Japan, but do not give up. I think that absolutely success will be found if you do your best. I support all of you!

Job Fairs scheduled in June 2018 or later

● JOB HAKU

Tokyo: August 8th, 2018 (Wed.) 9:30 – 17:30 at JOB HUB SQUARE
2-6-2 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Osaka: August 10th, 2018 (Fri.) at Osaka PASONA Group Building
4-2-15 Awajimachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-city

・ Admission free
・ Advanced reservations are required
・ Details will be announced on the following pages at a later date:
https://job-haku.com/tokyo
https://job-haku.com/osaka
・ After registration is completed, a completion notification will be sent to your registered e-mail address. Please check the e-mail, and print and bring your tickets for the event and seminars to the Job Fair. You need to prepare tickets for every company you are going to attend on the day. You will be asked for submission of an attendance sheet at the reception if you do not bring your ticket.

What to bring:

Pen and paper
Tickets
*It is not necessary to bring a printed resume/CV. However, if you have one, please submit it at reception on the day.

● Job Assistance Festival 2018 for foreign students in the Kinki district

June 15th, 2018 (Fri.) 13:00 – 17:00 at Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium
3-4-36 Nanbanaka, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-city, Osaka

What to bring:

Reservation ticket
Resume (You need a resume for every company you are going to apply for)
Residence card
Student identification card
Registration card of Hello Work (Public employment security office)
Pen and paper

You can download reservation tickets and leaflets from here: https://jsite.mhlw.go.jp/osaka-foreigner/home/ryugakusei/20180615.html
*Bring the above mentioned items and come to the venue directly. In addition, international students who have not yet registered for Hello Work, please be sure to register at Hello Work or Osaka Foreign Employment Service Center in advance to apply for work.

● Global Career Fair 2018

June 18th, 2018 (Mon.) 12:00 – 16:30 at Omiya Sonic City
1-7-5 Sakuragi-cho, Omiya-ku, Saitama-city, Saitama

What to bring:

Pen and paper
Resumes (if you want to attend the job interview session)

You can download leaflets from here: http://www.ggsaitama.jp/information9706/

● Job Fair for International students in Nagoya

July 18th, 2018 (Mon.) 13:30 – 17:00 at Access Nagoya Station Front
8th floor Dainagoya Building 3-28-12 Meieki, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya-city, Aichi

If you make a reservation in advance from this site, and visit by 14:30 on that day, it seems that you will receive a 1,000 yen QUO card on the spot.

Advanced reservation site: https://job.ac-lab.jp/2019/front/jseminar/reserve.html?yid=181
*You must first register as a member of “Access Job Hunting” site.


By Yukadon
社内翻訳、通訳経験後、2年前に独立。現在は、特許翻訳、法廷通訳者の傍ら、Webライターとしても活動中。

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