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Whether you're a jobseeker or employer, the Robert Half Blog is your one-stop destination for tips, advice and insight you can use to hire engaged and productive workers or land a challenging and fulfilling job. We also offer new research about the workplace and the latest insights into the Japanese employment market. Learn from Robert Half’s expert recruiters about how you can build a talented team of employees or advance your career forward.

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Accountants overseas: What to expect when working abroad

Going on holiday overseas is one thing. Moving your entire life overseas for your career is another. For accountants, a world of opportunities are available in the global market. But before you hand over your passport to be stamped, take a moment to find out what you could possibly experience by working abroad.

Hackathons: a brave new world for technology

Once an informal practice by developers brainstorming new apps, the hackathon is now a mainstay in the information technology (IT) industry. Today,hackathons allow software developers to collaborate with designers, project managers and subject matter experts in intensive, high-energy sessions. What is the impact of hackathons on the IT industry?

Is becoming a “salaryman” a wise career choice?

Whilst the dedication of the salaryman can be applauded, is the tough lifestyle that comes with it good or bad for your career? This blog explores the advantages and disadvantages of becoming a salaryman and what you can learn from this career stereotype.

Is presenteeism affecting your workplace?

Presenteeism (the practice of coming to work when sick leave should be taken) may seem harmless, even commendable in its dedication to work. However, there are many hidden costs to presenteeism, and it’s important that you and your staff know how to identify and avoid it. Here are our tips.

9 steps to creating a healthy workplace in Japan

Your organisation can make a difference by creating a happier and healthy workplace. In almost every company, there is scope to improve the well-being and happiness of their staff. With that in mind, here are nine ideas to instigate change, with a view to creating a healthier workplace for your employees.

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