A guide for how to format an English resume when applying to a company in Japan.
Lai Huynh Binh Minh speaks about his experience moving from Vietnam to Japan and breaking into the world of tech as an intern.
Great candidate experience turns applicants into fans. Over the years, I’ve collected many strategies that help improve candidate experience. This guide will explore them, giving practical examples you can implement today at no extra cost.
This article describes the mental health challenges a foreigner working in Japan may experience, and the available resources.
A guide to tech meetups in Tokyo, including where to find them and the differences between Japanese and English meetups.
Tokyu RubyKaigi was one of the more unique conferences I've been to — and it was a lot of fun.
Advice about using a recruiter to land a tech job at a Japanese company.
An overview of Japan's paternity leave system, including the options and benefits available.
Advice from an intern who has worked with several Japanese companies in a software engineering capacity.
This article is informed primarily by my experiences as a deaf American living in Japan for the last 16 years. It covers the challenges someone with a disability will face and the accommodations available.
The process of setting yourself up in Japan can feel like it's full of circular dependencies. Here's a basic guide on how to get started.
A step by step guide on how I used a migration to fix the typo in the has_one_attached association.
This article explores the challenges I've faced as a working mother in Japan, along with those of society as a whole.
Wading through the cultural differences to maximize your salary as an expat in Japan's tech industry.
Save up to ¥4,400 per child on a babysitter with this government subsidy.
Sharing my experience and tips based on interviewing with 30 Japanese tech companies.
Compiles various sources for software developer salary data to help you judge the market.
Theories about why it is more difficult to get a job as an international developer in Japan in 2023 than a couple years prior.
Everyone knows about coworking spaces, but what are some of the other options when looking for places to work remotely from.
This article aims to provide insight and help for Filipinos software developers looking for a job in Japan.
Recapping my first RubyKaigi - an unforgettable community experience
ChatGPT seems like it is a powerful tool for writing a custom cover letter for a job. But what it produces won't help you.
Recapping the first Rails Girls event held in Nagasaki
Companies in Japan can roughly figure out what you made at your previous job, so you might be caught if you exaggerate your compensation.
EoRs can help your business expand to Japan and beyond, and they might be an option if you're looking to work for an overseas company from Japan.
Telling the experiences of women who work as software developers in Japan, covering the positives and negatives of working here.
TokyoDev has sponsored five communities that are working to empower women in technology.
In October 2022, new regulations were put into place that put legal requirements on job board operators.
558 international developers living in Japan answered our survey about themselves and their work.
If you're living in Japan and working as a developer, please take our survey by November 6th, 2022.
435 international developers living in Japan answered our survey about themselves and their work.
If you're living in Japan and working as a developer, please take our survey by November 22nd, 2021.
After working on it for more than ten years, I sold Doorkeeper, an event management platform I bootstrapped.
Software developer salaries in Japan have dramatically increased since I first came here, but this isn't without its downsides.
362 international developers living in Japan answered our survey about themselves and their work.
If you recruit without a license in Japan, you could go to jail. The surprisingly interesting historical origins of recruiting in Japan explains why.
An overview of how COVID-19 affected the software developer market in Japan soon after the pandemic started.
The complete guide to visas that permit you to work as a full time software developer in Japan.
The results of a survey of international software developers in Japan. Breakdowns based on several criteria like language, tech, and company size.
As adding more code to a product will slow down development, we should view all code as technical debt.
A guide to understanding your chances of getting a job as a programmer in Japan are, and what the first steps you can take are.
While solid technical skills are necessary to land great jobs, your ability to sell yourself is as important, if not more so.
The experience of an Australian software engineer working in Japan.
An overview of the gotchas when incorporating a company in Japan based on my personal experience of incorporating three of them.
In our first survey, we only got fifteen replies. Future surveys would do much better.
How a developer living in London got a job at a Japanese startup.
Why you won't find junior developer positions advertised in Japan.
The story of my personal journey of coming to Japan straight out of university and finding a job as a Ruby developer at a Japanese startup.
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