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Using Japanese Values to Thrive in Global Business

Japanese companies have unique cultural, communication, and operational challenges. But they also have values that have led to remarkable longevity. Check out this seminar to hear how these values help earn trust from overseas head offices and develop employees.

Long work hours. Conformity at all costs. Exchanging business cards in sacred and mysterious ways.

The tropes of Japanese work culture flying around online are as terrifying as they are baffling. If you’ve been considering a career in Japan, you may find yourself second-guessing that decision after a quick Google search.

Using Japanese Values to Thrive in Global Business

Japanese companies have unique cultural, communication, and operational challenges. But they also have values that have led to remarkable longevity. Check out this seminar to hear how these values help earn trust from overseas head offices and develop employees.

Here’s the thing: navigating work-life in any foreign culture is initially going to be challenging—but that doesn’t mean it has to be scary.

Foreign workers are more interested in Japan than ever before. Data shows that companies are adopting employee-friendly work-from-home policies. Maternity leave is not only gaining traction, but seeing employees take advantage of it, bucking the long-standing trend of leaving the workforce altogether for motherhood.

Simply put, there’s never been a better time to work in Japan. You just need to make sure you’re prepared to do it.

Ready to see if you’ve got what it takes? Try this quick quiz to see where you stand!

So how did it go? Are you ready to navigate the complexities of Japanese work culture? Or do you still have some more research to do?

If you’re feeling more in the latter category, checking out a free trial class from GLOBIS University is a fantastic way to prepare yourself for a career in Japan.

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