Preparing for your Successor

All of us can remember those anxious weeks before we came on JET. Some of us had predecessors who never got around to telling us much about what we were getting ourselves into, and some of us had predecessors that drew detailed maps of the grocery store. Welcome Email Make sure you prepare a welcome […]

Checklist for Leaving Japan

Organize the teaching materials you used for your successor. Designate a Tax Representative (for your The Pension Refund). Cancel your newspaper and magazine subscriptions, your keitai contract, your Internet service contract, car insurance contract, etc. Pay your bills! (Your office should help you with this.) Rent Electricity, gas, and water bills (Arrange ahead of time for […]