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Work in Japan

Our participative guide will help you find out more on the work market and the legal framework in Japan.

Become a digital nomad in Japan

One of the world’s most contradictory and enigmatic countries, Japan is where the ancient and the modern not only meet, but they intertwine and blend into a truly unique concoction. Home to some of the latest scientific advances, multinational tech corporations and blossoming sakura gardens, “The Land of the Rising Sun” is a mystery any nomad would be lucky to explore.

Located on the west of the Honshu Island Hiroshima is one of the most famous cities in Japan. It is, unfortunately, ...

As one of Japan's largest cities it is no surprise that Osaka has an equally large job market. Located in the ...

The economy of Kyoto is very strong and its main economic contribution comes from electronics. This is because the ...

Hokkaido is the second largest island of Japan and is located at the upmost North of the country. The island currently ...

It is not difficult to find a job in Nagoya. Expatriates may be employed in various fields such as the automotive and ...

There are many different job sectors, industries and companies in Japan and as such the labour market is quite broad, ...

An internship offers work positions to students and trainees to give them practical training and the knowledge and ...

Utsunomiya is both the largest and capital city of the Tochigi prefecture and thus is a great place for those looking ...

Chiba is one of the most popular Japanese cities and is visited by thousands of tourists every year. Located in the ...

Saitama is located in the Kanto region on Honshu Island and is fairly close to greater Tokyo. Due to its location a ...

The capital of Miyagi prefecture and with over 1 million inhabitants, Sendai is by far the largest city of the Tohoku ...

The capital of Okayama prefecture, Okayama city is located on the west side of the Honshu Island and is fast becoming a ...

The capital of Shizuoka prefecture, Shizuoka is a city located in the middle of the Honshu Island. It is a popular ...

Situated in the North West and located on the Kyushu Island, Fukuoka city is one of the largest cities in Japan and the ...

Yokohama is one of Japan’s largest cities, second only to the big capital Tokyo. Its current population exceeds ...

If there is ever a good place to find work in Japan, Tokyo is definitely it. Tokyo is Japan’s capital city and ...

Japan is a country that is becoming increasingly popular with foreigners, and many aspire to live and work there. The ...

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A Jodi abroad

My name is Jodi and I'm an English teacher at a commercial high school in Japan. I’m originally from St. Louis, ...