Last week, FirstPoint Japan's Publisher, James Santagata, participated in the 2014 After JET Conference's Career Panel which was held at the Pacifico Yokohama (Yokohama, Japan) on February 21st. Follow the links for full details and pictures.
We're pleased to announce that Jun Kabigting (MBA/MS/HRMP) has joined FirstPoint Japan's Advisory Board as our resident expert on all matters related to Japanese HR.
Jun is an HRCI-certified HR Management Professional (HRMP) with more than 20 years of solid experience across the entire HR value chain of recruit, retain and release, most of them Japan-focused. He passionately believes in advancing the HR profession in Japan through continuing HR education, knowledge sharing, and use of HR best practices.
He has a solid experience as a trainer, HR consultant, and HR-focused executive search consultant. He also has experience in other HR fields like performance management, compensation & benefits design, organizational design and development, change management, as well as other HR generalist functions like employee relations, coaching, and career counseling. Jun likewise serves as legal resident Representative Director and/or External Director for other organizations as part of HRCKK's Corporate Governance services.
Jun Kabigting (MBA/MS/HRMP)
Jun holds an MBA (Major in International HR Management) from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Japan Management Certificate from the Japan-America Institute of Management Science (JAIMS). He also holds an M.S. in Industrial Engineering (major in Production and Operations Research) from the prestigious University of the Philippines and received his Certificate in HR Studies from Cornell University’s School of Industrial Labor and Relations (ILR).
What are the challenges and opportunities facing Japanese HR departments, whether the firms in question be domestic (国内) or foreign-capitalized (外資系)?
Today we'll talk with Jun Kabigting, a Tokyo-based Japan HR expert.
In a nutshell, how does one overcome the deep and inherent cultural and linguistic informational asymmetries in this domain?
Well, today we'll hear from William "Bill" Lise, a Tokyo-based expert, and
arguably the foremost authority on the field of Japanese patent translations and patent litigation interpretation.
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