A Guide to Japanese Resume (Rirekisho)

A Guide to Japanese Resume (Rirekisho)

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Resume and CV are the first and most important step in your journey to secure a good job out there, the more attractive your resume is the higher chance for you to get a callback.This golden rule applies all over the world, BUT in Japan the resume game is in a whole different level. 

Japan has its own set of rules and approach to resume writing than what you might be used to. If in your own country you are free to modify and be creative when building your documents, you can't really do that over here. Below we compiled the basic guidance on how to fill out a Japanese style resume or known as 履歴書 (rirekisho) 


 

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