About Recruiters

I contacted a few recruiters from Australia before I went to Japan. The ones that said anything all said the same thing: it would be much easier to look for a job while over there. This is true even for the recruiting firms that have branches in both Japan and Australia; they seem to operate pretty much independently.

There are enough workers already in Japan that companies do not generally have to consider people who are not yet in the country. Unless you are in Japan and available for interviews, it will be very hard to get any employer or recruiter interested in you.

Some companies present themselves as recruiters, but are really more like contracting companies, hiring you and selling your services to a third party. I don’t know what difference this might make to your visa status, but it probably reduces your salary, since the contracting company will be taking a cut. One agent I dealt with did not tell me this until I was on the way to an interview; the agent told me to be on my best behaviour for the interview because I was representing his consulting company!

It’s best to make sure you understand exactly what the terms are before signing up.

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13 comments on “About Recruiters”

  1. 1
    fahad bin zafar said (15 October 2006 at 3:26 am)

    i like japan too much and i want to go there for a good job.
    where i can perform my ability and hard work. hope i can go japan for a good job.

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    Andy said (7 June 2008 at 8:11 pm)

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  3. 3
    Mohsin Zia said (13 August 2008 at 12:36 pm)

    hi. i am doing a job as Assistant Finance & Accounts & also have 1 year experience. please tell me what to do for getting a job in japan

  4. 4
    ashraf samman said (4 November 2009 at 10:30 pm)

    iam egyptian living in tokyo now ,looking for part time job or teach arabic as native speaking for pravite lesson .besides i have 7 years expiernce at toursim industry career in egypt as english guide & tour operation .now my level is 3 level in japanese lanaguge ….can be good at daily conversition …and bussiness level in english ….please advise the way to get a job as partime job or full time job …

    ashraf samman

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    Md. Razaul Karim said (23 October 2010 at 5:20 pm)

    Do you have any kinds of jobs in your country? I may be seemed a perfect eligible worker. Please take any necessary action for this.

    Md. Razaul Karim.

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    sparck said (27 October 2010 at 1:12 am)

    A pleasant day good sir/madam.

    My name is yoshiro iwasaki born here in the philippines.My father is a Mr.Hidetaro maeda Iwasaki ( deceased )a native of kagoshima Japan and My Mother is a Filipina.

    I was wondering if ever you could help me obtain a job in japan. If ever you could refer me to some of your associates who may have experties on this matter.

    you may reach me on my mobile#0916-4086-675.

    Your truly

    Mr.Yoshiro Iwasaki

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  8. 8
    bernadette bullo said (12 January 2012 at 3:00 pm)

    I am interested to work in Singapore. Hope JobStreet will help me find one.

    Thanks ,

  9. 9
    GAZI AFTAB said (21 June 2012 at 10:17 am)

    Hi i am working now in Dubai.i like Japan and i like to work there.can you help me regarding this.Thanks!

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    RecruitingJapan said (30 August 2012 at 1:16 pm)

    Pursuing a job or career in the Japan Recruiting or Japan Executive Search industry can be very lucrative or just a good weigh-station in your career.

    But, and a big but, you definitely do not want to go into it with being educated about all of the facts and “dangers” you may face.

    Check out recruitingjapan.com for the inside scoop.


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    RecruitingJapan.com said (30 August 2012 at 1:19 pm)

    Once last thing, RecruitingJapan.com was previously known as JESARS.com (The Japan Executive Search and Recruiting Society) but they are on and the same now.

    Happy recruiting!

  13. 13
    kishan said (22 October 2012 at 12:28 am)

    Dear sir /madam

    i am kindly interest to work in japan and willing to know about japanese art and culture . so please , if u have any sort of work you can email .

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