Alex Curl


Senior Consultant

Human Resources

Originally from Vancouver Canada, Alex joined Specialized Group in 2018 to specialize in Human Resources. He attended Simon Fraser University on an academic scholarship and graduated with a degree in psychology.

Alex has been living in Tokyo since 2014 and has a deep understanding of Japanese business culture and etiquette. As a previous Business English instructor and school manager, he was able to gain great insight into many major industries through building strong relationships with his clients.

Alex is a Japanese food enthusiast, specifically when it comes to soba and sushi. He also enjoys training and sports including basketball, football, and hockey.

To speak to Alex about the Human Resource market or for assistance with a new opportunity, contact him today.


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One of the changes that have affected the Japanese Human Resources recruitment market is the shortening of hiring times. The shortage of qualified bilingual candidates has caused a distinct shift in power. Hiring managers now have to make decisions very quickly to avoid missing out on talented candidates.

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