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is it hard to find a job right now?
with all that's going on right now...
There are jobs because a lot of people left the country to go home for the unforseeable future. Coming into Japan might be hard right now though
What is remote work like actually in Japan?
I heard that the infrastructure was there but it wasn't common until people were forced to do it because of corona. Just curious
For me, it's easy because I can do everything online. I just have to report what I do at the end of every day. Not commuting's nice.
Basic Japanese interview questions
I want to be prepared for what they might ask me on the interview. It's in English but I'm assuming the interview style is Japanese?
I think the biggest first impression is when they ask you to Jikoshoukai - introduce yourself. You should say your name, some basic information about your background, things you like to do. Brief but ...
What do I have to if I change my job?
Is there a lot you have to tell immigration?
I think the general rule is if you want to stay on your current visa, you have to find a new job within 3 months. Once you find a new job, you have to report your new job to immigration within two wee...
I don't know why they're asking me to include a photo with my resume. Can it be like a passport photo?
All resumes in Japan require a photo. A passport style photo is best with a white background and with professional wear.
Do people decorate their desk area?
I just started an internship and was planning on putting photos of my family around my desk but noticed that no one else has pictures. Are we not allowed to?
Well I'd always ask if you're not sure. But I think it's less that you're not allowed to and more that people keep their work and private life completely separate. So they don't br...
What's the difference between Otsukaresama desu & deshita?
I'm always a bit confused at the end of work which to say when.
Usually the person leaving says "Otsukaresama desu" because the people in the office are still working and the people staying say "Otsukaresama deshita" because the person leaving ...
Working from home
Is working from home something you can do? Can I find a job working from home?
Translation, teaching English via skype, Youtuber, etc.
Where can I get good Mexican food? Are there places like Chipotle?
There's no Chipotle, but something similar is Frijoles. Not as good in my opinion but pretty close!