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(Podcast) Japan-based Singer Elizaveta

This week Elizaveta drops in to walk us through her career in the music industry, which has led her to being a Japan-based singer that just finished a tour. Enjoy!

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Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 24, 2019

Source: Gaijin Pot

Don’t speak Japanese but want to work in Japan? Each week we’re looking through our database of jobs in Japan to showcase the top positions that don’t require any Japanese language ability. By creating a GaijinPot Jobs account, you can apply directly to these companies in English (or the language specified in the job listing).

Cezars International K.K. (シーザースインターナショナル)

Kitchen Manager & Chef

  • Company: Cezars International K.K. (シーザースインターナショナル)
  • Salary: ¥250,000 ~ ¥300,000 / Month, Negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Conversational level
  • Japanese: Basic level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

As a kitchen manager and chef, you will be managing the kitchen and be in charge of staff management, taking inventory, catering service among other tasks.

You must have at least 5 years of cooking experience and 2 years of managing experience.

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Senior Software Developer

  • Company: 株式会社トランザス
  • Salary: ¥4.5M ~ ¥6.5M / Year, Negotiable
  • Location: Yokohama, Kanagawa
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Basic level
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

You must have at least 5 years of experience in application development. Include your portfolio or open source contributions in your application!

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Little Angels 学園株式会社 (Little Angels International School)

High School English Teacher

  • Company: Little Angels 学園株式会社 (Little Angels International School)
  • Salary: Salary negotiable
  • Location: Mitaka, Tokyo
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Basic level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Certified English teacher or University lecturer, even retired ones, are welcome.

This is a part-time position.

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Overseas Public Relations

  • Company: 株式会社アクティブゲーミングメディア
  • Salary: ¥3.0M ~ ¥5.0M / Year Negotiable
  • Location: Osaka, Japan
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Crushing the Second Interview

job interview in Japan

You thought the first interview was tough, but when you’re fighting for top jobs in Japan you may need to go back in for round two!

There may be several reasons why a company wants to see you again, but the reasons and the interview should be taken in a positive light. This is good news, so think of it as an opportunity to explain things that wanted to say in the first interview and be pleased that you are still in the running for the job.

On the one hand, the reasons for the prospective employer asking you to come back may be a mundane as it is policy procedure. This is because it is often the institutional norms that dictate the hiring process has a two-part interview. On the other hand, it could mean that the choices have been narrowed and those responsible for hiring need to make a final decision. The latter means that there are additional opportunities for interviewers to make enquiries with broader, and deeper questions that might be probing. Maybe there is internat debate on who to hire, and you may have some of your interviewers on side, but others may prefer a different candidate. Your task is to do everything that you can to prepare for any reason to ensure that you secure the position. That requires that you are prepared for both easy questions, and hardball questions.

There a few further steps that you’ll want to consider taking in order to properly prepare for this type of interview. There are cases where the second interview was supposed to be just a formality, a “shoe-in” but the candidate was rejected after there were issues with one of the interviewers who was a board member. This even came a surprise to the committee members who …continue reading


2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 24

Source: Gaijin Pot

If you’re looking to work in Japan, check back here each week as we look through our database of top jobs in Japan posted to GaijinPot and pick some of the ones we think are most interesting. You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs.

Restaurant Staff at a Ninja Restaurant

  • Industries: Restaurant management, development, and consulting
  • Position Available: 2

A Ninja-themed restaurant located in Akasaka and Shinjuku is looking for ninjutsu-skilled staff to join its Shinobi team. Meals, transportation and uniforms will be provided.

Restaurant staff and kitchen staff positions available.

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French or Korean Bilingual Video Game Localization

  • Company: 株式会社KINSHA
  • Salary: ¥1,200 / Hour
  • Location: Kyoto, Japan
  • English: Conversational level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Must currently reside in the Kansai area, Japan

Kinsha is looking for a bilingual who speaks English plus native-level French or Korean with Japanese proficiency (JLPT N1~N2) to perform translation and proofreading tasks for Japanese mobile games.

Your duties will include game testing to write reports and check translations.

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Wit One Inc. 株式会社ウィットワン

Japanese/English/Chinese Video Games Translators

  • Company: Wit One Inc. 株式会社ウィットワン
  • Salary: ¥1,200 ~ ¥1,600 / Hour Negotiable
  • Location: Minato, Tokyo
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business Level
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

A native Chinese and English translator is wanted for the …continue reading