working in Japan

NEETs in Japan: What Does It Mean?

Although Japanese are considered to be very hard working people, there is still a fracture of people that don’t want to work. The definition of NEET was created to define the generation from 15 to 34 years old that do not wish to work. How did this happen and what does the government do to…

How to move to Japan?

There are many reasons why people would want to live in Japan. From their individual interest to the country, safety factors, wanting to gain particular knowledge in subjects, and other reasons that make people want to start a new life in Japan. But to be honest, getting a residency in Japan is not an easy…

Filipino caregivers and nurses in Japan

In 2009 Japan opened opportunities for qualified Filipino nurses and healthcare providers(caregivers). The nurses and healthcare providers who’ve been qualified were required study Japanese or “Nihongo”. It is difficult to start a career in japan as a nurse or a health worker, because of the communication barrier. Japan offered an opportunity to learned basic “Nihongo”,…

Japanese salarymen–what’s so different about them?

Most might have heard of the jingoish term salaryman (sararii man サラリーマン), which actually entered the oxford dictionary . What is so special about this phenomenon and why are the Japanese ones so different from foreign white-collar workers? Commitment First, they are not only employed but are an important part of the company. They are…