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Browse posts about building your tech career in Japan

Career Development - Blog Posts

Browse posts about building your tech career in Japan

  • February 21, 2024

    3 Lessons I Learned as a New Business Owner and Parent in Japan

    3 lessons from a new business owner and parent in Japan. My reflections on the first year of busine...

    3 lessons from a new business owner and parent in Japan. My reflections on the first year of business.

  • February 16, 2024

    Top Family-Friendly Tech Companies in Japan

    Want to start a family but don’t want it to affect your career? Here are some of the top Japanese co...

    Want to start a family but don’t want it to affect your career? Here are some of the top Japanese companies proving that you can easily have...

  • February 16, 2024

    Language Training and Interpretation Support in Japan: Which Tech Companies Offer It?

    Don’t let the language barrier stop you! Here are some of the best Japanese tech companies that offe...

    Don’t let the language barrier stop you! Here are some of the best Japanese tech companies that offer language learning and translation serv...

  • February 14, 2024

    Is Japan a Good Place To Work As a Software Engineer?

    Considering working in Japan as a software engineer? Here’s a helpful guide to making an informed de...

    Considering working in Japan as a software engineer? Here’s a helpful guide to making an informed decision.

  • February 7, 2024

    Career Coach: Top 3 tips for job seekers in Japan [2024]

    Top 3 pieces of advice for early-stage job seekers in 2024. Actionable steps to help you with your j...

    Top 3 pieces of advice for early-stage job seekers in 2024. Actionable steps to help you with your job search in Japan.

  • February 1, 2024

    [Updated 2024] Software Developer Salaries in Japan: The Ultimate Guide

    Updated for 2024! Featuring hard data from 100+ tech companies in Japan, this guide will teach you ...

    Updated for 2024! Featuring hard data from 100+ tech companies in Japan, this guide will teach you everything you need to know about softwa...

  • January 29, 2024

    Top Companies Offering Skill Development Support in Japan [2024 Guide]

    An ideal job should not only pay the bills but contribute to your career growth too. Here are some o...

    An ideal job should not only pay the bills but contribute to your career growth too. Here are some of the best companies that offer skill de...

  • January 25, 2024

    Best Tech Conferences in Japan for 2024

    Tech conferences are a great way to network and learn about your industry. Here are some of the best...

    Tech conferences are a great way to network and learn about your industry. Here are some of the best ones happening in Japan.

  • January 12, 2024

    Getting Fired in Japan: Here's How to Prepare

    When the worst comes to worst, being prepared is the best you can do. Find out all about getting fir...

    When the worst comes to worst, being prepared is the best you can do. Find out all about getting fired and what to do if it happens.

  • January 12, 2024

    How to live in Japan and work remotely for an overseas employer [2024 guide]

    Looking for ways to work remotely from abroad in Japan? Read all about the working holiday visa, and...

    Looking for ways to work remotely from abroad in Japan? Read all about the working holiday visa, and find out your options in this post.

  • January 4, 2024

    All About Shibuya Startup Support

    Shibuya City in Tokyo has good food, fashion, entertainment and an unmatched entrepreneurial spirit....

    Shibuya City in Tokyo has good food, fashion, entertainment and an unmatched entrepreneurial spirit. Here’s what Shibuya Startup Support doe...

  • January 4, 2024

    These are the World's Top Niche Developer Job Boards

    Like Japan Dev, many niche job boards from around the world cater specifically to tech professionals...

    Like Japan Dev, many niche job boards from around the world cater specifically to tech professionals. Read to find out all about them in thi...

  • January 4, 2024

    Work from Anywhere in Japan: 21 Companies with Country-wide Remote Work [Jan 2024]

    Do you enjoy working from home? These 32 companies allow you to live and work from *anywhere* in Jap...

    Do you enjoy working from home? These 32 companies allow you to live and work from *anywhere* in Japan.

  • January 4, 2024

    8 Companies in Japan with "Worldwide Remote OK" Policies [Jan 2024]

    Looking for a remote position in Japan? Here are some of the best companies that allow remote work f...

    Looking for a remote position in Japan? Here are some of the best companies that allow remote work from anywhere in the world.

  • December 18, 2023

    Top Startups in Japan Offering Employee Stock Options [Dec 2023]

    A stock option plan offers employees the right to purchase shares from the company. Here are some of...

    A stock option plan offers employees the right to purchase shares from the company. Here are some of the best startups in Japan that provide...

  • December 18, 2023

    Japan’s Intra-Company Transferee Visa: The Ultimate Guide

    Considering transferring to your company’s Japanese office? Find out all about the visa requirements...

    Considering transferring to your company’s Japanese office? Find out all about the visa requirements and how the process works in this artic...

  • December 14, 2023

    Stock Options in Japan: Here's the Latest [Dec 2023]

    Employee stock option plans have become increasingly common in Japan. But how do these systems work...

    Employee stock option plans have become increasingly common in Japan. But how do these systems work? What are the pros and cons? Check ou...

  • November 22, 2023

    Moving to Japan as a Software Developer: An Opinionated FAQ

    Want to move to Japan and get a job as software developer? Have questions? I have answers. This i...

    Want to move to Japan and get a job as software developer? Have questions? I have answers. This is my comprehensive FAQ about moving to J...

  • November 22, 2023

    New Graduate Recruitment in Japan: The “Shinsotsu” System

    Did you know that there’s a system in Japan for hiring new graduates? Read to find out about the pop...

    Did you know that there’s a system in Japan for hiring new graduates? Read to find out about the popular “shinsotsu saiyo” system and what i...

  • September 22, 2023

    Job-Type vs. Membership-Type Employment in Japan

    Discover the history of Japan’s very own “membership-type employment” and why the country is switchi...

    Discover the history of Japan’s very own “membership-type employment” and why the country is switching to “job-type employment” in this post...

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