Job Websites

Job Websites

Relocating to Tokyo may mean that you are in need of employment. There are many job opportunities available for English speaking individuals. There are state agencies that are available to help you in your job search, but also many private, reputable, services that can help you obtain a position that is worthy of your skills. The best place to begin is by consulting job websites that post employment vacancies with your specific specialization and skills.

Japan Times Jobs

Address 6F Nippon Cultural Broadcasting Media Plus, 1-31, Hamamatsu-cho, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0013Map
Description is a bilingual website advertising job opportunities all over Japan. It offers job seekers easy to use, excellent search facilities which includes being able to select options such as graduate or mid-career jobs. What makes it stand out however, is the database containing an informative summary of a mass of companies and organizations across Japan so job seekers can learn a little before applying for a job.

Career Cross

Address COI Nanpeidai Bldg. 2F 1-10 Nanpeidai Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan 150-0036Map
Description Career Cross is one of Japan’s leading recruitment firms for bilingual speakers. It has both land-based offices and an online service. Career Cross is owned and operated by C.C. Consulting K.K. and founded the service in 2000. Richard Bysouth is the president of the company. It offers positions for bilingual professionals in Japan and overseas for a nominal fee. It specializes in multiple industries and applicants can meet them at their Shibuya office in Tokyo.

Kimi Information Center

Address Oscar Bldg. 8F , 2-42-3 Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 171-0014Map
Description The Kimi Information Center aims to offer ‘life services’ for foreigners moving to Japan. It covers everything from apartments to jobs, as well as information on local cultures and customs. It displays the latest apartment and house listings on its website from a network of reputable landlords. Members can sign up for an account on the website. Furthermore, it directs people towards jobs at both entry and professional levels. Its main offices are located in the Toshima district of Tokyo.

Jobs In Japan

Address Yaesuguchi Kaikan 1-7-20 Yaesu Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0028Map
Description Jobs in Japan is an online service dedicated to offering jobs to English speakers in major Japanese cities like Tokyo and Hiroshima. It’s free to use and employers and employees can upload information about their job requirements and applications. It has jobs in all industries and uses a detailed search system to make results more accurate. It also has other branches where visitors can buy or sell household items. Their extensive use of classified ads across multiple sectors makes this a popular website.

Dai Job

Address 1F Nishi-Shinjuku Kimuraya Bldg. 7-5-25, Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, TokyoMap
Description Dai Job is an international recruitment agency aiming to match employers with employees. It holds a career festival multiple times a year in the heart of Tokyo. Its office is in the prestigious Shinjuku district of the Japanese capital and it’s been in operation since 1998. In 2013 it celebrates its fifteen-year anniversary with additional job fairs. It has an international executive board catering to highly qualified individuals. It’s open to both Japanese and foreign citizens.


Address 8F Nishi-Azabu Sonic Bldg, 3-2-12 Nishi-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0031Map
Description Metropolis is the leading magazine for English speakers in Japan. It has its head office in the Minato-ku district of Tokyo and has an extensive collection of jobs. It’s over 70,000 readers; many of which are also employers. It publishes the latest job openings for English speakers on its website and in its magazine. Users can sign up for an account free of charge and get instant updates whenever a job with specific criteria appears.

Japan Career

Address 1-21-3-202, Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 151-0053Map
Description Japan Career is a website dedicated to helping job seekers find jobs in Japan. It categorizes employment roles by condition and qualification to make it easier to search. It’s published multiple books on the subject and releases a regular magazine with news from career fairs and festivals. It offers guides on everything from finding a job to interviews on the website. Job seekers can apply online and it’s only a resource for finding jobs. It doesn’t accept visitors to its offices in Tokyo.

Job Seek Japan

Description Job Seek Japan is a website which matches employees and employers. Employees can upload their applications and make them publicly available to employers. Employers can publish their company information and any current job listings. It also provides a full guide to getting a job in Japan and the culture of the workplace. The service is completely free to use and is partly why it’s so popular. It’s an online service and therefore doesn’t have an office open to the public in Tokyo. - See more at:

Japan Recruit

Description Japan Recruit is the Japanese branch of international recruitment agency There are 14 localized websites and it operates in six major world languages. Its head office is in Hong Kong, but it’s an online service. They work closely with a lot of major companies to help them source qualified individuals for various job roles. Applicants can upload their resumes and actively seek out jobs on the site. It gets over one million job searches a year.

Gaijin Pot

Description Gaijin Pot is the largest online portal for foreign nationals wanting to find a job in Japan. It has its offices in the Minato district of Tokyo and also provides other services like real estate services. It caters to applicants by spreading its services across multiple employment sectors. Employers can also post job listings, whereas real estate agents can put an ad on the website. It also has a section dedicated to living in Japan and informing migrants about local customs.

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