Neutral OutlookNo opinion of CEO
- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
I have been working at NHK full-time (More than a year)
Lots of travel. First row seat to the news. If you like international affairs and the USA, this is definitely an interesting opportunity for you.
There is no opportunity for advancement and the divide between local staff and staff from Japan is constantly underlined from compensation differentials to how decisions are made. If you can't handle that, this is definitely not a good place for you.
Advice to Management
Loyalty and morale would increase if there were better recourse for bad behavior from the senior members of the office. Also, an increase in the pay to minimize the vast difference between local and Japanese staff's quality of life would be appropriate.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at NHK.
E-mailed application to bureau chief. Received e-mail response asking for phone interview. Received invitation for in person interview with bureau chief and correspondent. Received invitation for second interview where I transcribed congressional hearing, underlined possible soundbites, interviewed people on the street, translated materials into Japanese for the correspondent. Received e-mail the following week with formal offer.
- All very easy questions. I didn't prepare at all. Answer Question
Could not negotiate terms
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Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK, also called Japan Broadcasting Corporation) is Japan's publicly funded broadcasting service. The company operates five television channels, including terrestrial networks Educational TV and General TV, offering cultural and educational programming, along with news and entertainment. It also broadcasts on three public radio services. NHK has 54 stations throughout Japan. Internationally, the company offers NHK World TV and NHK World Radio Japan; it produces news in 18 languages and has about 30 bureaus around the world. NHK gets nearly all of ...