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Connection away from home: Online forum for foreigners living in Japan

Living in a foreign country such as Japan could be challenging for some. However, the emergence of various platforms allow people to be connected and be helpful to one another. Online forum platforms ...

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Things that you must know to avoid culture shock before living in Japan

Japan has a rich, deep cultural background with different beliefs and traditions that may come as both shocking and intriguing for foreigners. Understanding the differences can help you better appreci...

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Deconstructing the Japanese after-work culture: Nomikai

After-work celebrations may be an occasional part of an employee’s work experience. Meanwhile, in Japan, it is not treated merely as something fitting a special occasion. Instead, it is often an...

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Hourensou and its implications in the work rules in Japan

Just like any other corporate set up, offices in Japan follow a certain set of work rules. The most crucial concept that encompasses the overarching work rules within Japanese companies is hourensou. ...

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Mend Lives: Engage in Social Work in Japan

Social workers are essential to any society that wants to maintain a sound and holistically healthy workforce and society, more so for the vast population of Japan. Empathy is the foundation of a soci...

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Marketing Jobs in Modern Japan

Japanese consumers' grade based on brand trust and quality, and to compete, a strategy is a key. Marketing in the modern world can take place in social media platforms, through magazines, and even...

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Things that You Should Know Before Working for a Japanese Company

Workplaces around the world have their own defining features. Japan definitely has its own share of them. Politeness, for example, is an identifying mark of Japanese work culture, as well as being goo...

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Studying the Japanese Language: Make a phrasebook and other tips

Studying a language to achieve a conversational level can take a few months to a year, and even longer to master a language. The key to any long-term endeavor is starting early, and to start with the ...

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Japanese Hospitality: How the Japanese express “Thank you for coming”

Words to express gratitude are always lovely to hear more-so if the other party goes out of their way to speak it in your mother tongue. The Japanese language has a variety of words for similar situat...

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What is the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program?

One opportunity in Japan to encourage cultural exchange within its society is the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program. It invites young people around the globe to participate in a longstanding commitm...

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