Recruiter websites

I investigated a lot of recruitement companies before and fter my arrival in Japan. Here I’ve listed websites for the companies that I actually met in person.

Some of these websites have job listings and other useful information, so it’s worthwhile looking through all of them. Some of them are in Japanese, and you’ll have to find a link to the English version of the page.

I also saw a couple of consulting companies. They’re worth talking to, but I get the impression that the work they could offer was less interesting and lower-paid than the more straightforward recruitment companies.

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18 comments on “Recruiter websites”

  1. 1
    nette said (13 June 2006 at 9:00 pm)

    hi everyone. sut want to share my problem..
    a japanese company/boss is not willing to give documents to sponsor my visa.. but is willing to give me a job!! I am offered a job through another foreign friend who’s in japan. The problem is my friend couldn’t ask this boss for documents to support my visa..

    Degree on non-degree holder…?? helps to get a degree of a more related, demanding field maybe..

    i finished master’s degree in economics in a japanese university under a grant from the japanese government.. i’ve another degree in management. Main problem, i think is that they (Japanese) fear of getting involved in visa processes, etc..

    I’m totally depressed and don’t know what to do back here in my country.. I wish to go back to japan and try finding a job…

    They are afraid basically of getting involved in immig talks, and yes, reason for hiring someone outside japan and proving that that not any local (or currently living foreign national) is more fit than i am for the job..

  2. 2
    nette said (13 June 2006 at 9:02 pm)

    i think this shouldnt be the space for my post 😉 please re-route 😉

  3. 3
    Gill Lawson said (1 December 2006 at 11:19 am)

    Hello, my name is Gill Lawson. I am hoping to move to Yokohama in January. I am trying to get some information on teaching english there but I keep getting this, we can’t hire you over there but you can’t work here unless you have a visa. What do I need to do considering I have 5 weeks left before I’m either in Japan or on the streets. Any information would be a great help. GILL

  4. 4
    Bennett said (3 December 2006 at 11:00 am)

    Gill, this kind of thing really does depend on the employers. I know some people have been able to organise teaching jobs before they arrived in Japan, but this was 3-4 years ago so maybe things have changed. Generally, when you’re moving to live in a different country, the more preparation, the better. (I had 12 months’ preparation before moving to Japan, but I still didn’t get a job until 5 months after I arrived.)

  5. 5
    Md. Afsar Ali Khan said (13 December 2007 at 4:34 pm)

    I am 39 years. I am from Bangladesh require even a labour job with a good salary. How can possible and where I am to contact. I am very very serious to have a job in Japan.

  6. 6
    ekyn said (3 March 2008 at 4:15 pm)

    i want to work in japan but i want somebody who could hire me first in japan to give me working what my country (PHILIPPINES) needed before i can permit to go japan.
    i can work as information personnel or even as administration assistant.

  7. 7
    Santanu said (14 April 2008 at 5:17 pm)

    All, this is Santanu from Oracle Corp looking for sales and consulting recruiters for Oracle Japan. Interested candidates can respond with their resumes to

  8. 8
    Andrew said (7 June 2008 at 8:03 pm)

    For quality service and honest recruitment, I recommend Way Simmons Partnership in Kasumigaseki, and Legal Futures K.K. They’ve got almost all areas covered.

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  10. 10
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  11. 11
    Jim said (25 January 2016 at 12:49 pm)

    Hi – It looks like the James Harvard website is down…. So I did a little digging and found that Hays purchased them.

    Looking for an IT position before I move to Japan if possible – but noted your comment that it is easier to do so after relocating – a friend of mine based in Japan said the same thing.



  12. 12
    bruno said (3 February 2016 at 5:14 pm)

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  13. 13
    Babu said (18 February 2017 at 12:56 am)

    Dear sir, Good afternoon, I am Babu from India, I am sending this email very very hopefully because I am a poor family member, I have no regular job now, I have experience in labour job more than 20 year’s (housekeeping, domestic worker and material handler) in middle east countries under contract U,K, and French management companies so If I a given the any labour job I can do my best previous experience. I am waiting your kindly informations. Thanking you, your’s faithfully. From Babu.

  14. 14
    Abraham said (26 April 2017 at 6:26 pm)

    I’m a recruitment consultant & I’ve recently hired one candidate for one of my clients. I’m not aware of the tax terms OR work authorization & other formailities? Can someone please provide me link or help me out? This is extremely urgent.


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    Saravanan Rethinam said (23 July 2017 at 1:00 am)

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  17. 17
    Robin said (8 September 2017 at 5:41 pm)

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  18. 18
    Abdelghafour Elhantiri said (9 August 2018 at 1:19 pm)


    I am Abdelghafour Elhantiri, Moroccan citizen, looking for a Job offer or traineeship in Japan, I have graduated from “Applied Technology Institute Specialized in Hotels and Tourism”, Marrakech in 2013, I am pursuing an experience of 5 years as a Food and Beverage Server, so I was wondering whether an employer can sponsor me to have a job there.

    Best Regards,

    Abdelghafour Elhantiri,

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