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Preparation for job interviews in Japan


Every country has its own style for job interviews. It is better to adjust their culture where you have the interview. Here are the tips for a job interview in Japan. Also, there are typical questions the interviewers ask in Japanese, so you better prepare the answers before the interviews.

1. Research the company

Before the interview date, it is important to research the company as much as you can. Understanding of Company’s core business, vision and mission are necessary. You can find the articles about the company on the internet, so please read them as many as you can.

2. Dress Code and grooming

Unless the company points out the dress code, you can wear anything. However, usually, you should wear business suits if the position is involved with clients. Also, you have better dress up with clean hairstyles, clothes, shoes, and bags to make a good impression. If positions are such as IT engineers who don’t communicate with clients face to face, it is not necessary to wear business suits. Casual clothes are fine.

3. Time to arrive