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Obtaining employment in Japan requires both clearly stated, marketable skills directly related to the job being sought and personal introductions.
Employment Trends
Japan's industrialized, free market economy is the world's fourth largest and is predicted to grow at about 3 percent this year.
Information Technology
Japan's IT device industry is declining, although its electronics parts industry has maintained a strong competitive edge.
Engineering
The demand for skilled professionals in electronics, telecommunications, construction and transportation will continue to increase this year.
Accounting and Finance
Recruiting of accounting and finance professionals is expected to pick up this year across all sectors.
Healthcare Industry
Japan’s health care industry has grown at the fastest pace of any industry sector over the past three years.
Top Companies
The following list represents companies reporting the largest assets/revenues in the country. More than 400,000 additional corporate profiles can be found in Going Global's Employer Directory.
Work Permits/Visas
Visas are issued by the Japanese embassy or consulate in the applicant’s country of residence.
Resume/CVs
When approaching a Japanese company, the rirekisho, a simple date and location Japanese resume, should be handwritten by the job seeker in Japanese, if possible.
Interviewing Advice
The purpose of interviews held by Japanese companies is not only to determine whether a candidate is qualified for a particular position, but also to determine if the applicant will fit into the company.
Cultural Advice
Expatriates who want to obtain employment in Japan need to have an understanding of, and respect for, this ancient culture and its people.
Cost of Living
Japan is one of the most expensive countries in the world, although prices have dropped in the last year.
Sales & Marketing
The greatest demand for sales and marketing professionals will be for candidates in online sales.
Business and Networking
With the right qualifications and connections, an interview may be only a formality. Without them, the best efforts may not be enough to even obtain an interview.
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