Daily Archives: May 25, 2018

First Steps: My 1st Two Years in Japan

After arriving in Nagoya it took me a while to get my bearings. I dealt with new bosses, new food, no curtains, huge black cockroaches (that could fly!) -not to mention, culture shock! At 6AM Enka music that would wake … Continue reading

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JALT West Tokyo needs a Venue

**LOOKING FOR A VENUE** Hello West Tokyo JALT Members and Friends, The officers at West Tokyo JALT are looking for a venue for our July 14th event (Saturday). The details of the event are still TBA, but will be run … Continue reading

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Salaries in Japan

What will you be paid? Enough? The cost of living in Japan can vary enormously from area to area, so do your research! Pictured: a Kawasaki Oil Refinery One owner reminded me that all salaries are not equal. For example: … Continue reading

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Jobs in Japan for Americans

There are many jobs in Japan for Americans and other expats, however if you are going to come without a job. You need to be sure to bring enough Yen to tide you over until you do find one. I … Continue reading

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Tips for Effective Resume Writing

Tips for Effective Resume Writing, you have about 30 seconds to a minute to make an impression on the personnel manager. Make the first impression a great one! Have a great looking resume. Either make it yourself or have a … Continue reading

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First Steps to teaching English in Japan

I am often asked, what are the first things one needs to do to come and teach English in Japan. We have you covered in our First Steps Section. This advice has come from many sources, with many years of … Continue reading

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