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http://www.isgjapan.com

http://www.isgjapan.com

ISG specializes in integrating a diverse range of wealth-building strategies for the expat market while addressing individual needs.

Because you are living overseas, TAX REDUCTION, INVESTMENT and REAL ESTATE options are available to you, which are not available in your home country.

At ISG we focus on building up your wealth by leveraging the following tools, among others:

  • Monthly savings plans for accumulating wealth in the mid-long term
  • Lump sum investments that provide solid returns in all market conditions because they are decoupled from world stock/bond markets
  • Real estate investments which offset your taxes while building up your real estate portfolio for future capital gains
  • Tax reduction strategies which enable you to take advantage of the tax benefits that derive from residing outside your home country. We can’t give you a pay raise per se, but we can definitely streamline your situation so that you pay less tax. You win in either case.

For more info contact: wealth@worldisg.com


http://www.japaninc.com/

http://www.japaninc.com/

Born out of the gilded belly of Japan’s IT bubble, J@pan Inc has its roots in technology but has now blossomed into a broader business magazine. J@pan Inc aims to cover issues, trends and controversies across all industries in Japan with a particular focus on foreigners already established here, or those hoping to break into the market.

With business as the soul of the magazine, Japan Inc features an independently researched feature on a particular industry, high quality pieces tracing the commercial journeys of individual entrepreneurs or companies plus coverage of a range of other topics pertinent to those with interests in Japan from politics to real estate, to education.


http://www.computec.co.jp/

Computec Engineering is headquartered and was founded in July 1991 with a mission to be the top network systems integrator for the international community in Japan. Due to the clients, partners, and employees, Computec Engineering has been in operation and supporting its clients for close to 20 years.

Computec was built on the philosophy of providing high-end multi-lingual IT solutions and support. As the clients’ time is important and with the right technical solutions, Computec can provide its clients competitive edge to compete in the international environment, while allowing them to focus on their core business. This has been achieved by investing and providing highly qualified, experienced, and certified multi-lingual engineers, programmers, developers and project managers.

Computec’s excellent reputation and growth has been established largely from the recommendations of its clients and partners. Today, over 800 clients have come from a wide variety of various industries including: financial services, medical, retail, communications, higher education, government, and more than 80% of the multi-national law firms and 100% of the large domestic Japanese law firms.

Computec supports many of its multinational clients in Japan plus Hong Kong, China, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, the United States and Europe as well. Computec is familiar with Multilanguage platforms, knowledgeable about local and cultural differences in business practices all combining to make us your best answer for project management system integrator and roll out management regardless of your office location.


http://www.tmt-aba.com/

TMT was founded by Thomas J. Nevins in 1978 as a Personnel Policy and Labor Consulting firm.  Although Tom Nevins; CEO had been firing, and then asked to recruit and replace client companies’ Presidents, it was not until 1982 that TMT entered into Executive Search in a big way.

With a maximum of 28 staff, quite large in the old days.  Tom Nevins always concentrated on his Labor Consulting.  Nowadays, that is pretty much the sole focus of TMT.

Tom graduated from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University.  He also studied Japanese at Cornell.  He began in Japan as a Researcher for the research organ of the Ministry of Labor.  For his first 6 years Nevins worked part time in major Japanese labor unions and a few companies.  Japanese to English translation accounted for much of his time and income.

A book about USA personnel policies and human resources, aimed at Japanese companies investing in the USA, was published by JETRO in 1980.  This was followed by Labor Pains and Gaijin Boss (Japan Times 1984), and Taking Charge in Japan (Japan Times 1990).  These books along with Japan True or False (2004), and Gaijin Boss’s Power Pill (2011), give detailed, concrete strategies, and advice on how to best manage people.  Much focus is on Rules of Employment/ROE, Salary and Appraisal systems, staff reductions/cost savings, problem employee solutions, and unions.  Also, how this fits into initial set-ups, change, mergers and acquisitions, JV’s, and closures.  Signed by clients in his books, and on the website, are 87 often detailed case study/testimonial letters.

Tom Nevins gets the best and fastest results when he helps communicate and implement change in the Japanese language face to face with as many employees together in the room as possible.  He studied for thousands of hours to hone these softer skills, also involving how to be happier and more fulfilled at work and in life.  Know Your Own Bone first written in 1991, and published in 2004, is a manifestation of this.  It was often given to help people headhunted and placed by TMT, and to people who were dehired by Nevins.

After writing his ultimate human resources and labor consulting books, in 2016 he published in the UK, Stay Put?  Make a Move?  From Lake Waccabuc to Omotesando..  The Unholy Bible of…  As is written on the cover it is “Chock a block with mostly fun, but some serious beer blast or cocktail party stories and facts for all…”  It is a book thanking Tom’s many mentors and friends.  It is also about lower New York State, Tokyo, and Japan, and much more.

Whether a pop culture or film buff, a nature buff, a history buff, or in the buff, there is something for everyone.  A video trailer, picture gallery, and detailed content is on the book website at www.thomasnevins.co.uk

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