Job Interviews in Japan Are an Etiquette Minefield

Job Interviews in Japan Are an Etiquette Minefield

https://youtube.com/watch?v=8KKtCaShBTUWith two jobs available for every applicant in Tokyo amid a shortage of young people, more foreigners are seeking positions with Japanese companies. But the rules for job interviews are complicated. Even Japanese applicants have to be drilled on...

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The Troubled Saga of Masa Son’s $100 Billion Fund

The Troubled Saga of Masa Son’s $100 Billion Fund

https://youtube.com/watch?v=ffcPg6GHLsoSoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son’s Vision Fund has been impossible to ignore since its inception, pumping billions upon billions of dollars into tech companies like WeWork and Uber. Now, a string of high-profile losses and the coronavirus pandemic have put...

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Inside Carlos Ghosn’s Unbelievable, Daring Escape

Inside Carlos Ghosn’s Unbelievable, Daring Escape

https://youtube.com/watch?v=vQ0Ch0-s5WoJust before New Year’s Eve 2019, Carlos Ghosn, the ousted leader of Nissan Motor Co. and Renault SA, completed a daring escape from Tokyo, where he was facing criminal charges that could have put him in prison for more...

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Japan to Tighten Immigration Procedures After Ghosn’s Escape

Japan to Tighten Immigration Procedures After Ghosn’s Escape

https://youtube.com/watch?v=Z7_UfzOeEv0Jan.05 -- The fallout from the Carlos Ghosn and his dramatic escape from Japan should become clearer this week when Ghosn gives a statement this week. Also, the government announced new measures to tighten immigration since Ghosn’s escape. Bloomberg’s...

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How Japan’s Bullet Trains Changed Travel

How Japan’s Bullet Trains Changed Travel

https://youtube.com/watch?v=yc8SlAiynegToday high-speed trains are comparable to air travel in price and door-to-door speed for shorter journeys. But decades ago locomotives faced fierce competition from air planes and private cars. Then came Japan’s bullet trains. Then This Happened is a series...

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How Masayoshi Son is Shaking Up Silicon Valley

How Masayoshi Son is Shaking Up Silicon Valley

https://youtube.com/watch?v=cDpTPrfw1mQLove him or hate him, Softbank's Masayoshi Son is shaking up Silicon Valley and global investing. He once lost more money than anyone has ever lost in history, but has since recovered to make some of the world's most...

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How Toyota Changed The Way We Make Things

How Toyota Changed The Way We Make Things

https://youtube.com/watch?v=F5vtCRFRAK0The Japanese Car Company is a corporate behemoth - but it's done much more than just give us Corollas or Land Cruisers. It's changed the way the world makes products. Here's how. Video by Tom Gibson Bloomberg is the First Word...

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