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    Japan,  Working Abroad

    5 Amazing Aspects Of Japanese Working Culture According To An Expat

    In this post, I share with you five amazing aspects of Japanese working culture from the perspective of an expat. I worked in Japan for two years on the JET Programme as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT). As a foreigner working professionally in Japan, I learned a lot about Japanese working culture. I was amazed by many aspects of Japanese working culture. In fact, I was so impressed that I seriously wondered: why are these practices not commonplace in Western working cultures? Japan might be known for their long hours, bureaucracy and strict policies, so Japanese working culture can often be viewed in a negative light. But it’s clear that…