WELCOME TO ADVANCE

Your Preferred Executive Search Firm

AL ISAGO PARVEZ

CEO & Representive Director 

I am a native New Yorker living in Japan since 1992 and recruiting business professionals in Japan & Asia since 1995.  I started my firm in 1998 and have been helping international firms succeed by hiring the best talent in IT, software, security solutions, telecom, consumer goods, green technology and E-commerce. 

We are experienced to work on both retained and contingency-based searches and we have an extensive network of pre-screened candidates and business connections in Japan, APAC, North America and Europe. Our primary focus is recruitment for mid-career management to senior executive (C-level) positions.  We are well- experienced in helping startups hire leaders including Country Managers and building their team.  

We are looking forward to partnering with you!

AREAS OF SERVICE

For our Clients: 


Executive Search Services 

Japan Market Entry 

Human Resources Consulting 

For our Candidates:

Career Opportunities Introduction

Career Counseling 

Executive Coaching

FOR OUR CANDIDATES

Whether you are actively or passively seeking  career opportunities or need career advice then please contact us

for a free consultation.  Al Parvez and the Advance Team will provide you with the information and advice you need to make the right decision in your career.   

Our service is free to all applicants and we ensure complete confidentiality. We will make every effort to partner with you throughout the process and provide honest feedback after your interview. Advance K.K. aims to support its growing community of high performing business professionals who have chosen Advance to be their preferred recruiter.


FOR OUR CLIENTS

Get the search done quickly and efficiently with Advance! 


We understand how important it is to feel confident and worry free when it comes to the Executive Recruiter you choose. That’s why we invest the time and energy necessary to be well prepared for any requests to hire the right people for your team. We are able to work on contingency or retained-based search and place a guarantee on our service.

  • Once we partner with a client we will  immediately pinpoint prospective qualified pre-screened candidates and also source our extensive network of business professionals. 

  • We will keep you updated on the progress of the search and give regular updates. 

  • We provide you with a career synopsis and assessment for each viable candidate we introduce and will help you select the best people for your team.  

  • We will set up interviews and prepare the candidates for the interview process. 

  • We will assist in composing contracts, offer letters and ensure a smooth on-boarding process for the hired candidate.   

  • After our candidate joins your company, we will follow up with you and the candidate to ensure that both parties are completely satisfied.

HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTING

We have a network of experienced bilingual HR consultants who are ready to help you build or revamp your organization.  

   

JAPAN MARKET ENTRY

We are also well-equipped to assist international firms in starting their operations in Japan.  If you’re needing to register an entity, find an office in a prime location, hire an interim CEO and build your core team then we’re ready to help.

INDUSTRIES AND POSITIONS WE RECRUIT FOR

Businessman

INDUSTRIES WE RECRUIT:

  • IT Software, Hardware & Telecom

  • Cloud (IaaS, PaaS,SaaS)

  • Security solutions.

  • Luxury brand / Consumer goods. 

  • E-commerce

  • Pharmaceutical / Medical devices.

  • Commercial Real Estate

  • Hotel / Hospitality


Morning Rush Hour

POSITIONS WE RECRUIT:

  • President / Country Manager

  • CFO, COO, CTO, CMO 

  • Sales Director, Manager, Staff

  • Marketing / PR Director, Manager, Staff

  • Financial Controller, Business Analyst, Financial Analyst

  • Accounting Director, Manager, Accountant

  • HR Director, Manager, Staff

  • Engineer Pre/Post Sales, Technical Support

  • IT Project Manager

  • Management Consultant

  • Logistics / Purchasing Director, Manager, Staff

  • Brand Manager / Merchandising Manager

  • Luxury Brand Retail Shop Manager

  • Restaurant Manager / F&B Manager / Executive Chef

  • Facilities Manager / Office Manager / Executive Assistant

NEWS

Media Buzz

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK!

Our Facebook page has been updated. Like, subscribe, share and follow us to keep up to date on the latest job market trends and news. Click on the button below and check it out. 

NUMBER OF EMPLOYED PERSONS IN JULY, 2018 INCREASED 1.5% FROM THE PREVIOUS YEAR

(1) Employment 

  The number of employed persons in July 2018 was 66.60 million, an increase of 970 thousand or 1.5% from the previous year.

(2) Unemployment 

  The number of unemployed persons in July 2018 was 1.72 million, a decrease of 190 thousand or 9.9% from the previous year.

  The unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, was 2.5%.

 JAPAN TIMES INTERVIEW

AL was featured in the Japan Network Updates section of the Japan Times on May 13, 2019

THE OPTIMISTIC CASE FOR JAPAN.

Economist Jesper Koll, a resident of Japan since 1986, explains why he is so optimistic about the country's future in spite of demographic challenges. (3 min., 36 sec.)

Jesper Koll.jpg

PRIVACY POLICY - CONFIDENTIALITY

  1. We are committed to protecting the information and data pertaining to our clients and candidates.

  2. We will not disclose your information to any third party without your expressed permission.

  3. We ensure complete confidentiality and will exercise discretion.  

Privacy Policy

Effective date: September 20, 2018

Advance K.K. ("us", "we", or "our") operates the www.advance-tokyo.com website (the "Service").

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data. 


By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from www.advance-tokyo.com


Information Collection And Use

We collect several different types of information for recruiting purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • ​First name and last name

  • Email address

  • Phone number

  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City

If you submit your CV (resume), career synopsis or any biographical information to Advance K.K., we will ensure to keep the information safe and secure.  

Advance K.K. will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure Of Data

Legal Requirements

Advance K.K. may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation and compliance.

  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Advance K.K.

  • To prevent any wrongdoing from an outside party in connection with the Service

  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public

  • To protect against legal liability

Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to us, We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, 

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.


Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

CONTACT US

ADVANCE K.K.

Established: January, 1987

Interplace Ltd 1998- 2007 

Advance K.K. in 2007

Capital: JPY 8.4 million

Al Isago Parvez 

CEO & Representative Director 

 

Licensed executive recruiting firm

License# 13-yu-309865

ADVANCE K.K.

Koyano Building 2F-37
2-27-12 Hasune, Itabashi-ku,

Tokyo 174-0046
Japan

Tel#: +81 - 3 - 6 2 8 1 - 0 7 7 9

White boardroom

©2018 by Advance K.K.. Proudly created with Wix.com