Foreign workers respond to survey about changes they’d like to see in the Japanese workplace

The top requests for implementation would benefit not only foreign workers, but Japanese workers as well.

Read More

Survey says more than 70 percent of Japanese people think gender inequality exists in Japan

But it’s not just women who feel that way; a majority of men think so, too.

Read More

Nine times Japanese people got schooled on their own country and culture by foreigners

Japanese people dish on things foreigners told them that they’d never realized before about their home country.

Read More

Japanese workers reveal the 8 most astonishing things new employees do in the workplace

Have you ever rubbed your colleagues up the wrong way with these odd behaviours?

Read More

Japanese animator ordered to pay 900,000 yen before quitting company

The world of Japanese animation is a harsh one.

Read More

W.T.F. Japan: Top 5 strange Japanese office occurrences【Weird Top Five】

What, you mean you don’t have a Yakult Lady at your office? Weird.

Read More

Japanese commercial shows off blissful world where cats outnumber people at the office【Video】

Wouldn’t your job be so much more enjoyable if most of your coworkers were cats?

Read More

Four common workplace occurrences that could land you in hot water in Japan

A Japanese website recently published a list of four commonly occurring behaviors at work which are actually considered to be crimes by Japanese law. The scariest thing is that regardless of where you are in the world, you might have been doing them all along!

Perhaps take a moment to check whether you have explicit permission before doing any of the following four things at your place of employment, or else you could find yourself in a legal mess in the worst case scenario.

Read More

Enjoy even more “catmosphere” from the Tokyo office that’s filled with cats!

If, like me, you just can’t get enough cats in your life, then you’ll probably remember how last month we introduced you to this Japanese workplace that’s filled with cats! The Tokyo-based IT company which owns nine adorable rescue cats (which are free to play and snooze around the office as they please) has since been posting regular kitty updates to their dedicated Twitter account, so we thought it was about time we updated you!

Join us after the jump for brand-new pics of what has to be the world’s most purrfect work environment!

Read More