372 General manager jobs in Japan

    Job Outlook for General Manager

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    The title of general manager can be assigned to a variety of managers across industries. The designation is typically given to experienced team members who progress from being specialists who execute a particular job responsibility to being managers who oversee the work of other employees. Effective general managers should have excellent organizational and communication skills, as well as technical expertise. Demand for the role remains steady. While many organizations are moving towards a flatter hierarchy, reducing the need for general managers, the responsibilities performed by them will remain crucial to the functioning of teams.

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    Before beginning your job search for general manager openings, it's important to understand what the fair wage is. Consider the following when looking for top-paying positions.

    • Research what other general managers in your region are making. The average pay can vary depending on things like the cost of living in an area and the number of available jobs.
    • Consider your level of experience as a general manager when you begin your salary negotiations. Examine the total pay scale for jobs along a general manager career path.
    • Mention your certifications and marketable skills to potential employers when applying for job listings. For general managers, this might include Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or a Certified General Manager (CGM) certification.

    Your total salary includes your compensation and benefits package, so it's important to take these perks into consideration. Your total salary as a general manager may include:

    • Consider the company contribution amount toward dental, vision, and medical insurance. In some cases, a company will pay part or all of the cost of medical benefits.
    • Management often receives additional administrative leave, vacation time, sick leave, and accumulative paid days off. This benefit may increase depending on the number of years worked in a single position.
    • Retirement benefits include funds above your base salary. Accounts like 401(k)s often include both employee and company contributions. It's important to see how long it takes to become vested to ensure you receive any money the company puts into the account.
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