Sekai e Bokan

Our first corporate client had strict candidate guidelines, and wanted to ensure a new, foreign staff member would be a good fit with the rest of the team. They trusted that we would help them succeed, and we introduced them to our candidate, Jessica. Learn more about Sekai e Bokan’s experience with Coto Work.

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Olive’s Journey at DEEP JAPAN

Olive was studying Japanese in Tokyo, but wanted a little more hands-on experience in the real world. She jumped at the chance to work at Deep Japan for a few weeks, and ended up becoming an invaluable member of the team. Learn more about Olive’s journey.

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Nommunication

Part of being a good team player in a Japanese company is going out for drinks after work with your coworkers. Drinking at the bar provides a setting where employees of any level can truly communicate with managers, and be open and honest about issues. In fact, there is a name for it: nommunication. It’s…

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Interview – Tom

We spoke with Tom today about working in Japan. He’s been here in Tokyo for about 2 years, is working for a foreign company, and was able to move here through an intercompany transfer from the UK.

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The Japanese Salaryman

If you’ve researched anything about the work culture in Japan, no doubt the term “salaryman” has come up. Most of the information out there paints a bleak picture of the life of salarymen in Japan, and eludes to the bigger picture of the Japanese working environment and culture. Coming from the west, the image of…

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