Work in Japan Advice Board
Know how to find the right job information and start your dream career.
Did you ever find yourself confused by the many various ways of searching for jobs?
We will here explain about the about pros and cons of the following ①~③ methods. Let's find the best method of job search for you and get you started on finding your new career!
You can find a variety of information written in the job postings. Here are 7 points you should look at to find out whether the company matches your requirements, what is the company atmophere, whether there are any career advancement opportunities and other important information.
After looking at the job title, make sure to also confirm the specific details in the job discription. Positions in the same industry or positions that require similar skills or experience might be quite different from each other depending on what kind of partnerts you will be communicating with or what parts of the job you will be responsible for.
This is a MUST. If you want to apply for a position where you do not satisfy the hiring conditions, you must sell the skills you do have to make up for those you lack for the particular role.
The hiring background is usually divided into two categories: recruitment of new roles and recruitment for vacancies. For newly created roles, candidates with "no experience" are also often welcome and there are many attractive job offers for those looking to change careers or be a part of creating new business since the beginning.
For vacant positions, potential employees are required to be "work-ready." Since there are fewer vacancies and recruitment might end as soon as the spot is filled, you need to act quick.
Besides the salary make sure to also have a look at the other offered benefits, for example housing allowances, spousal allowances and the availability of remote and flex-time work options. Making sure that there is a pension system and retirement allowance will help you not only with your career plans, but also your life plans.
After confirming the basic corporate information you should also have a look at the company's official website. It is important to consider various aspects, such as the growth potential of the industry and companies, business strategies, and financial conditions.
Have a look at the strengths of the company you want to join. Understanding what makes them different from their competitors will help you understand why you want to join their organization.Besides looking at job posting and company official sites on your own, you can also consult a recruitment consultant and ask about your companies of interest.
The availability of VISA support is rarely described in detail in the job offer sheet, so please check it at the time of the application. If the company offers visa support, you should confirm the cost of visa application and what documents will be nescessary. In case a certain amount of time passes after you have left a company, various problems may arise when extending your VISA.