【The 2023 webinar has already concluded. Information about the 2024 Essentials of Job-Hunting in Japan Webinar will be sent out in late 2023.】
The purpose of the Essentials of Job-Hunting in Japan Webinar, previously known as the Career Vision Web Seminar, is to help JET Programme participants who have a desire to stay in Japan approach their post-JET career with confidence. Learn what Japanese companies want and how to organise your CV in preparation for the JET Programme Career Fair. Information on job-hunting in Japan and concrete advice on preparing your CV are provided by a professional career lecturer, while a Q&A session with former JETs who got hired through the JET Programme Career Fair provides perspective on challenges and opportunities experienced by foreign workers in Japan.
Naoko Yoshimura joined Pasona Inc. in 1998. Since then, she has worked as a career advisor, providing support to those seeking employment, including foreign workers. From 2014 to 2017, she was stationed at Pasona Thailand, where she taught career courses in English at major Thai universities such as Thammasat University and Kasetsart University.
Current or former JET Programme participants who wish to obtain a job in Japan post-JET.
The Essentials of Job-Hunting in Japan Webinar focuses on topics which will help JET Programme participants secure their next job in Japan after their JET appointment ends, such as:
- Information on job hunting in Japan and the Japanese labour market
- Trends in corporate recruitment and job vacancies in Japan
- An overview of the basic steps in job hunting, from application to joining a company
- How to make the most of your JET Programme experience in your future career
- Case studies of the careers of former JET Programme participants
- Q&A session
2023 Essentials of Job-Hunting in Japan Webinar Guidebook
The 2023 webinar has already concluded. However, it is possible to view the document from the 2023 Essentials of Job-Hunting in Japan Webinar at the link below.
Please use these as a reference for information on job hunting, formatting your CV and more.
【English】Career Vision Web Seminar Guidebook 2023 (PDF)
【Japanese】キャリアビジョン形成WEBセミナー2023年 ガイドブック (PDF)
The Essentials of Job-Hunting in Japan Webinar was previously known as the Career Vision Web Seminar. All old material does not reflect the name change.
The following videos provide information on job-hunting as well as other topics and are intended to help you find a job in Japan after your term in the JET Programme.