3 Ways To Get Hired in Japan

Getting hired in Japan is sometimes challenging especially you are on your own and a newcomer without any idea how to apply plus the language barrier! Either you don't know any Japanese skills or can't even converse basics. 

Thankfully, if you are a Filipino, the chances of getting hired is there! 

Many Filipinos are thriving in Japan, and are part of the large workforce. You just have to be careful in choosing the individuals or organizations/agencies you are about to go.

Filipinos are known to be hardworking, can get along easily with Japanese peers (other than those pasaways, yes, there are those kinds din) Just don't follow those examples and I am sure you will treasure the moment and working in Japan is a plus to your working experiences.

Here are 3 Ways to Get Hired in Japan

1.) Go to a Kabushiki Gaisha - Brokerage Firm

 In Japan, brokerage firms are always there to bridge between the applicant and the company. They will introduce you to the company and even provide housing for you. Usually, it is salary deduction system so you can talk with the company on how it will be. Will provide an interpreter even during the job interview. (Although it is of advantage that you learn some Japanese words)

2.) Go to Hello Work

Hello Work is the Japanese Government Service Center in Japan where everyone looking for work goes to. Lots of job openings and all about employee welfare are also catered here. Find Hello Work branch in your place or ask the municipal hall where to find it.

3.) Through Referrals

If you have a friend in Japan and is working in a company, you can ask him or her to introduce you to the company or the agency. 

In the Philipines, TESDA has the most job openings for Japan companies and corporations so you can also find information through them. You can be sure it is legit. Always exercise caution for there are agencies also claiming they are TESDA credited even though they aren't. Always look for the license.


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