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The seminars below took place at the previous career fair.

Time Lecture Details Speaker
17:30-18:20

“How to write a powerful resume geared for interviewers” by ex-HR Director of foreign-capital companies

Have you ever thought how many resumes recruiting team is screening a day? Quite many candidates write their resumes without paying attention to interviewers. “Easy to read” is one of the key success factors when it comes to resume writing.
This seminar tells you how to write each section of your resume and the reason why based on the speaker's experience of screening more than 100,000 resumes. Practical tips such as minimum Japanese language level to put on you resume will be also shared.
<※Presentation will be in English.>

Ms. Mikako(Micky) Suzuki
President, AT Globe Corporation Global Career Adviser

Micky started her career at GE Japan and continued to develop her HR career working for several foreign capital companies including DHL Japan as HR Director. In total, she has over 25-years corporate HR experience. Micky has been providing career counseling based on her experience of interviewing more than 10,000 candidates. Supporting individuals aspiring to seek for better career opportunities is becoming her passion. She is a certified practitioner of Lumina assessment tools.
18:40-19:30

“Tell Me About Yourself: How to Use Critical Thinking and Storytelling to Get Your Next Job”

How do you stand out from other candidates when searching for a job? Learn how to combine critical thinking with storytelling to engage your audience and persuade your next employer that you are the perfect fit for the job. In this interactive session with GLOBIS University lecturer Darren Menabney you will learn how to:
- Make critical thinking work for you
- Ask the right questions
- Use stories to make your CV come alive
<※Presentation will be in English.>

Mr. Darren Menabney
Graduate School of Management, GLOBIS University Lecturer - Critical & Analytical Skills

Darren has been a TEDx speaker and a storytelling and design-thinking coach with IDEO U. He spent 20 years in Canada with the federal government, building R&D partnerships. After getting his MBA at GLOBIS in 2013, he made a career pivot and now leads global HR programs at a Japanese MNC. As faculty at GLOBIS, Darren teaches courses like Business Presentation and Critical Thinking.
19:50-20:40

A Globe-Trotting Crosscultural Consultant Reveals---
“Invisible Skills” Required at Gaishi/Global Companies Other Than English

If you want to excel at global companies operating in Japanese market, certain “invisible capabilities “are needed. English language and assertive skills are too common to make a meaningful difference in a society needing a new paradigm of human connection and well-being. They are “Japanese social values”, “common good” and ”new vocabulary”. This presentation reveals how these capabilities work as compas in today’s confused society, and help your strategic career path in global sales, business development and enlightening western-educated business partners you will be working with.
<※Presentation will be in English.>

Mr. Takashi Kawatani
President, Diversity Management Institute Inc. Crosscultural Management Consultant.

Kawatani teaches crosscultural management, Japanese business ethics at corporations, government and graduate school in Asia, US and Europe. Lived in Asia for 17 years including ISIS Malaysia, a think-tank of Malaysian government. Besides corporate training, he is involved in executive coaching to top management of foreign firms in Japan and pre/post M&A cultural integration consulting of western firms acquiring Japanese firms. Authour of “Winning Together at Japanese Companies” and many others.