Tag: entertainment jobs in Japan

Freelancing in Tokyo: Harsh Realities

Posted by David Chester on 10 August 2011

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Summer Suica
Despite the picture of summer sweetness, there are certain harsh realities that any foreigner freelancing in Tokyo needs to be aware of.  Specifically: getting paid an appropriate amount and in a timely manner for certain entertainment-related jobs. 

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Freelancing in Tokyo: You have negotiating power!

Posted by David Chester on 26 July 2011

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Rainbow morning
It is easy to forget that you, the hungry foreigner, looking for a great freelancing job, actually have negotiating power. You need a job, someone offers it, you take it, end of story. 

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