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Joe Peters

Joe Peters is a long-time resident of Japan and the Managing Director of iSearch Worldwide K.K., a recruiting and executive search firm. Joe is also an active Toastmaster and an officer in the Tokyo American Club Toastmasters Club.

Articles by Joe

I’ve lived in Japan for over 30 years and until this pandemic hit us, I don’t recall ever wearing a mask. I was one of those who thought I’d attract too much…

As a visitor to Japan, your chances of being injured in a typhoon are probably less than your chances of being run over by a truck because you forgot to look right…

CANCELED! From lunch meetings, to dinner dates, to exhibitions, to sporting events, and more this dirty nine-letter word keeps rearing its ugly head. Is the sky really falling? Are people and organizers…

As a Pacific Ring-of-Fire nation, Japan averages 40 to 50 earthquakes or tremors every day. Most are so small that the majority of people don’t even feel them unless they are in…

As the old song says, “your bags are packed and you’re ready to go!” Your Japan trip is off and running! Hopefully, you won’t need any medical care while in Japan, but…

While not topics we like to discuss, nothing is more certain than death and taxes. The finalities of life in Japan are well-covered in Wilhelmina Penn’s book, The Expat’s Guide to Growing…