According to Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, there were around 1.65 million foreign workers in Japan…
Interviews. Undoubtedly, they are the most stressful part of the job hunting process. Plus, for those of us who aren't native speakers, Japanese interviews have an added layer of difficulty. If you dislike interviews as much as I do, keep reading to learn what NOT to do, as well as what TO do to make your Japanese interview as successful as possible.
In many countries, capital gains made by individuals are taxable, and with a hefty rate at that. Interestingly, Japan has a special system in place which allows tax-free investments and in some cases even tax deductions. What is the reasoning behind such a system? How could you benefit from it after making an investment? Let's find out together!
Volunteering is a meaningful way to spend your free time, and have that "feel-good factor" for contributing to a worthwhile cause. It is also a great way to boost your resume, gain new experiences, learn about your community and the wider society, meet new people, and make new connections that could open up further opportunities in work or life.
So, you married a Japanese person and may be seeking to expand your family with him or her. However, working with your spouse to expose your kids to both cultures can seem daunting and confusing, so in this article, I'm going to give a few tips based on my own experiences on how you can work together with your Japanese spouse to offer your children the best of both worlds.