Job hunting might seem difficult when you are not sure what you want to do. How do you choose a company when you are living a foreign land? DON'T WORRY! In this article we will explain and give you tips on how to do job hunting; as well as some helpful tips to live in Japan. Be a Jimoto-min aka jimomin, a local with us!
Universal Key Factors
When choosing a company what is the first thing that comes into your mind? Perhaps the salary, reputation/size of the company, etc are few which might affect your decision. According to job hunting websites, the following points are key factors for people when choosing a company:
- Working Hours
- Employment Benefit
- Stability of the company
- Learning Potential
Alongside, the factors mentioned above, depending on the country, people’s preference varies. According to the survey conducted by jimomin.work, the majority of the foreigners who are working/want to work in Japan answered “Being a full-time employee” to be the most important factor when choosing a job. Many people have this one of the important factors as by being a full-time employee, as there is financial security and sense of stability. Compared to a part-time employee or a contract employee, there are also more employment benefits.
Based on where you live your criteria differs when researching or joining the company. By comparing people’s criterias, you can also explore other factors which could become one of the elements when choosing a company. Although factors such as size/reputation of the company are essential, it is also important to note that there are pros and cons to it. Ventures or small to medium scale companies might have benefits which can be suited to your needs.
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