This week, I got a chance to catch up with my old friend and coworker from when I worked as an in-house marketing consultant at Philip Morris Japan (PMJ). Anirudh Devulapalli’s career in Japan as a foreigner is a success story for those aspiring to make it in the professional world. Watch the video to
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Review: Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji
High level review of Remembering the KanjiIt’s a decent book if you’re brand new to kanji, but if you’ve spent more than a year studying kanji, it’s a bit regressive. He tries to mold your thinking to his imaginative stories, but ultimately you could make this up yourself. The first fifth of the book is
Why Should a Company in Japan Hire YOU?
You’ve honed your CV. You worked your ass off to get your Japanese to JLPT N2 – maybe even N1 by now. You’ve studied how to take a Japanese interview, use the right keigo, and you even have some great anecdotes to share that directly tie your skillset to a position at the company. Whether
How to Get a Job in Japan
So you want to work in Japan? Great – let’s learn how to get you from where you are now to working in Japan. Getting a job in Japan can seem like a daunting task, but like anything worth doing, you should put in the time and plan your strategy now to set yourself up
Black Companies and Why Some Jobs in Japan Are Not Worth It
So you’ve landed a job and you’re a month or two in. It’s not exactly the dream job you thought it was going to be. Your boss has a penchant for hovering over the female employees a little bit too long when he’s not busy naming and shaming under-performers at 5 hour marathon meetings that
Getting a Japanese Work Visa: What You Need to Know
Let’s talk about Japanese visas.Everybody who wants to come to Japan has probably looked at this site by the Immigration Bureau of Japan, which walks you through all the types of visas that Japan offers to foreigners. You’ll note right away that the column header on the left says “Status of Residence.” This is important to