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Your Preferred Executive Search Firm
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!
For our Clients:
Executive Search Services
Japan Market Entry
Human Resources Consulting
For our Candidates:
Career Opportunities Introduction
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.
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.
We have a network of experienced bilingual HR consultants who are ready to help you build or revamp your organization.
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.
IT Software, Hardware & Telecom
Cloud (IaaS, PaaS,SaaS)
Luxury brand / Consumer goods.
Pharmaceutical / Medical devices.
Commercial Real Estate
Hotel / Hospitality
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
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
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The number of employed persons in July 2018 was 66.60 million, an increase of 970 thousand or 1.5% from the previous year.
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%.
AL was featured in the Japan Network Updates section of the Japan Times on May 13, 2019
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.)
We are committed to protecting the information and data pertaining to our clients and candidates.
We will not disclose your information to any third party without your expressed permission.
We ensure complete confidentiality and will exercise discretion.
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.
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
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
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.
Disclosure Of Data
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,
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.
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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
Tel#: +81 - 3 - 6897 - 2907