Q: Do the old Japanese values of "Men work and women stay at home" still exist?
Q: Do the old Japanese values of "Men work and women stay at home" still exist? Answer: Yes, there are still some. I think that tendency is particularly strong among SMEs. A Japanese worker would be puzzled to hear that a non-Japanese male worker, even though a dedicated employee, refuses to travel when his wife […]
Why are you looking for a job in elderly care?
Why are you looking for a job in elderly care in Japan? The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has released an estimate that about 2.8 million nursing care workers will be needed in fiscal 2040, when the number of elderly people aged 65 and over will almost reach its peak. According to the research […]
Japanese Job Interview -- (4) Japanese Job Interview Flow and Cautions
(4) Japanese Job Interview Flow and Cautions What you are always asked at the interview are self-introduction and reason for applying. You will also almost certainly be asked if you have any questions. Of course, there are many other questions. They ask you all kinds of questions about you: "How much salary do you want?" […]
Japanese Job Interview -- (3) Precautions and preparation when speaking
https://youtu.be/dgfSOy0GX6A (3) Precautions and preparation when speaking When you answer the question, be sure to answer straight. A roundabout explanation will irritate the listener. To that end, speak the conclusion first. Also, check the company thoroughly before the interview. By researching in advance what kind of mission they have and what kind of business strategy […]
Japan's most popular fire extinguishers' history
Japan's most popular fire extinguishers' history 1. Miyata Kogyo’s Fire Extinguishers 2. Miyata Industry Co. Ltd. was originally founded as Miyata Seijusho (gun manufactory) in 1881. It changed its business in 1902 and is now well known for its Miyata brand of bicycles. However, how many people know that this company is also a leader […]
Japanese Job Interview -- (2) Posture and way of speaking during the interview
(2) Posture and way of speaking during the interview Next, it is about the posture and the way of speaking at the interview. First of all, it is not common in Japan to shake hands. Sit with your back straight. It's not good to have a hunched back, put your elbows on the desk, or […]