Author: M.Kok

  1. House hunting in Japan

    The first home for many foreigners working in Japan is some form of short-term r…

  2. Answers for the most common Japanese interview que…

    The same as in the first part, these are the preferred answers to the most commo…

  3. How an Interview for a Job in Japan is not a prese…

    The interview is often the final and arguably, the most stressful step along the…

  4. How to get an IT Job/Visa in Japan

    The Japanese job market has a shortage of IT professionals. For a candidate with…

  5. How to get promoted in Japan

    One of the most decisive factors for choosing which company to work for in the p…

  6. ‘Horenso’ what, why and how

    People who already work or are planning to find work in Japan are bound to encou…

  7. What is a “Bonus”?

    One of the many benefits of working in Japan is getting a bi-annual bonus (賞与 or…

  8. English Level in Japan

    According to this year's 'English Proficiency Index', Japan is at the 53rd place…

  9. Measures to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus Infe…

    For the past few days, new recorded cases in Tokyo alone have been in the mid-hu…

  10. Getting Through the Japanese Summer

    Japan is a country with four seasons. Autumn is colorful, winter (depending on t…

  1. Author: Bill

    [Blog] A Guide to the Working Environmen…
  2. Author: M.Kok

    What to do over the Golden Week?
  3. Living in Japan

    Playing Instruments in Japan
  4. Author: J.J.

    Living in an Earthquake Prone Country
  5. Author: J.J.

    Postcard from the Yokosuka Naval Base
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