Just Japan Podcast
Just Japan Podcast 30: GaijinPot and the GPod

In Episode 30 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks to Anthony Joh, Editor of GaijinPot.com. GaijinPot is often known for it's Japan job board, but also has many other great services such as the GaijinPot Blog, a Japanese language learning section and travel information. Anthony and Kevin also discuss finding work in Japan and Anthony gives some great advice and job hunting tips.  We also discuss the GPod, the GaijinPot podcast. 

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast30GaijinPotandtheGPod.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Just Japan Podcast 29: Tales of Kindness

In Episode 29 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea shares some tales of kindness from both Japan and South Korea where he also lived for a number of years. With a great deal of bad news coming out of Japan recently such as flooding, typhoons and landslides in Hiroshima, hopefully these tales of kindesss by some strangers in a foreign land will make you feel a little happier. 

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast29TalesofKindness.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 8:40am EST

Just Japan Podcast 28: Ups and Downs of Teaching

In Episode 28 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks to returning guests Jeff and Liam about the ups and downs of teaching in Japan. Those who come to Japan to teach can face challenges in and out of the classroom as well as from dubious employers. Although a great place, Japan can certainly pose challenges to those who choose to work and live here. Kevin also talks about some other Japan-related podcasts. 

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast28UpsAndDownsOfTeaching.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 2:02am EST

Just Japan Podcast 27: University Jobs

In Episode 27 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea talks to returning guest Pee Jay. Pee Jay has been teaching in Japan for more than 15 years. He has worked in the public and private school systems in Japan in a variety of positions. Now, a Ph.D student, Pee Jay teaches at several universities in Japan. He talks about what it takes to get a teaching position in a Japanese university and the general working lifestyle versus other teaching jobs. 

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast27-UniversityJobs.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 7:48am EST

Just Japan Podcast 26: Missionary Life in Japan

In Episode 26 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O'Shea interviews Jarom, an American living and working in Japan. Now in his late 20's, Jarom works as an English teacher in Tokyo, but when he was 19 years old he came to Japan for 2 years as a Mormon missionary. He talks about his experience as a missionary and how different his life is in Japan post missionary life.    

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Direct download: JustJapanPodcast26-MissionaryLifeInjapan.m4a
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 7:55am EST

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