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Job Decision

Filed under: — Andy @ 11:23 pm

I have decided on a new job. I will become an English teacher at about 3 elementary schools in Yokohama. There are a few reasons why I decided to take the job. First, I will get a visa to stay in Japan. I really dont feel like leaving back to the US right now, and if I declined the teaching job I would have to take my chances of getting deported. Although career wise it is not a good option to go back to teaching English, if I get an IT job at a Japanese company I may be at that company for a while. That means little vacation time, probable overtime work, and having to sit in front of a computer screen all day. Teaching at a public school means I get all holidays off as well as a whole month of summer vacation I can use to go travel again somewhere. Honestly, I wont be making as much money, but I would rather travel as much as I can while I have the opportunity. In one year or less, I will finish the teaching job and then worry about what to do for the rest of my life.