As the EatMyBeats contest winds down, let’s take a trip down memory lane to probably the first “music video” I ever made over in Japan.
I’ve written about the drive to teach in Japan, why that desire stopped, and how it’s been moving on. It’s in that space of being back home, the mind can’t help wonder “what if”. What if I gave the JET Program another go? I don’t think I ever would, but here are some important considerations:Continue reading “Should I Do the JET Program Again?”
Why Jon Dao didn’t re-contract on the JET Program after three years.
The JET Program gave me an opportunity for amazing personal development, but as for career development, all these companies were acting like it didn’t mean shit. And it turns out, I wasn’t the only one who was going through this.
But many of the people who experienced the same thing kept quiet. Maybe it was because of shame, but they preferred to stay silent. And when people don’t talk about these kinds of problems, you’ll start to think that you’re the only one who doesn’t have their shit together.
Any JET who’s coming back home, know that you’re not alone in this struggle.