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There’s a massive rush for full-time positions for April every year, and once you got your gig, should you put up with anything your school throws at you for your ¥3m a year?
Do you know your basic rights in Japan and how do you secure them?
If you want to be an English teacher in Japan people will tell you that you’ll need a TEFL qualification. This is not true, but you should get one anyway.
Japanese can help you both professionally and personally even outside of Japan. Nihongo: The name of your new career insurance policy!
Japanese visa guide for tourist and short-term trips to Japan
This Japan job hack is simple and easy to implement.