Jobseeker articles

If you’re like most jobseekers, your career can be both exciting and challenging. Robert Half, a recruitment agency in Japan has resources to help you throughout every step, from identifying hiring trends and skills, through to advice on how to negotiate a salary. Get expert tips and advice for landing the right role and how to build a promising career.

How to improve and leverage your soft skills at work

It doesn’t matter what type of job or industry you’re targeting — or the specific knowledge or technical skills you’ll need to bring to a role. Interpersonal skills can give any professional a significant edge in the hiring market. More than that, these skills are likely to have a direct impact on how you advance in your career.

How good communication skills help convert techie speak

In most workplaces, it's expected that employees have good communication skills. However, unlike public relations or human resources, that expectation is not always the same for techies. This means tech-savvy workers have a unique opportunity to impress their co-workers and superiors by demonstrating strong communication skills and knowing how to explain new technical concepts.

Salary negotiation: Here’s how to do it

For some candidates, a salary negotiation can be one of the most harrowing aspects of the interview process. Fortunately, since you already have an offer, you also have the upper hand. The following tips and salary tools can help you negotiate the salary you want and deserve.

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.

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