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Global Resumes & Cover Letters: Japan

AUTHOR: Darlene Zambruski
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POSTED: January 27, 2009 at 9:02 am


JAPAN

Resume Guidelines

Personal Information (Include for English-style resume):

1. Nationality
2. Age
3. Marital Status

Personal Information (Include for rirekisho (Japanese)-style):

1. Nationality (if non-Japanese)
2. Age
3. Marital Status
4. Gender
5. Family Members
6. Hobbies
7. Club Memberships

All of the below pertains to the English-style resume:

Professional Experience:

1. Include company descriptors
2. Specify if work was full or part time
3. Include all teamwork experience

Special Skills (include):

1. Language Skills (especially Japanese)
2. Computer Skills (specify PC or Mac)

Length: One to two pages long

Cover Letters are generally NOT a part of an application for a job

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