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How Company Culture Affects Job Satisfaction

Apex KK 07/01/2019

There are many factors to consider when changing jobs. Some popular examples are salary, working hours, and work-life balance. But have you considered company culture to be an important factor?

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Will Your Study Abroad Experience Impact Your Career In Japan?

Melissa 24/12/2018

In recent years, studying abroad has become more and more common among Japanese university students and many jump at the chance to improve their English and gain a multicultural experience. But for those in previous generations, where studying abroad was not so common, will a mid career study ...

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How A Bad Economy Affects Job Prospects

Melissa 03/12/2018

It’s no surprise that a bad economy affects job prospects. The economy works in cycles, there are periods of highs, and periods of lows. How significant is this trend in Japan? When observing the unemployment rate of Japan - and comparing statistical trends to the Japanese stock market performance, ...

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Can Emotional Intelligence Improve Your Job Change?

Melissa 26/11/2018

Changing jobs can be a challenging process. From interview anxiety to long waiting periods without a response, changing jobs can begin to take a toll on you.

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Commercial Excellence 1.0: Entering the Commercial Excellence Field

Melissa 19/11/2018

The term ‘Commercial Excellence’ has been growing steadily for the past 10 years. While the term is broad in definition, the underlying theme is to inject new life and data-driven processes into the company’s commercial strategy.

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3 Leadership Characteristics To Emphasize in an Interview

Melissa 12/11/2018

One of Apex's founding members and long time recruiter, Curtis Jordan, discusses 3 things executives should keep in mind when interviewing for a leadership position. See his thoughts on important leadership characteristics below.

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