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GPODs at a Glance
GPODs at a Glance

Become a GPOD

We are looking for people who wish to expand their global experiences.
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Become a GPOD

We are looking for people who wish to expand their global experiences.
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Current companies where our GPODs are employed

Characteristics of a Global Training GPOD

Global talent expertise

No matter the project or type of business you do, we offer bilingual professionals with the necessary skill sets.

Multilingual

We support a wide range of languages from English, Chinese, German, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Japanese, and other minor languages, such as Finnish and Chilean.

Globalization from within

In addition to creating a global atmosphere within the company, GPOD’s offer a variety of other training services. These consist of language, business skills, and pre-departure and more.

Full-time placement

There are many advantages of having a GPOD full-time at your company such as the ability to freely adjust training schedules to meet the ever changing needs of your staff and reducing overall training fees.

Additional Services

Time outside of training can be used for a variety of other services. Some of these services include the translation of documents/website related material etc., In-house materials such as email language checks, presentations and interpreter functions are also possible.

Real time / Real world language instruction

Your employees have the advantage of learning real time practical language as the need presents itself throughout the day. By having a GPOD in-house, there is someone there to answer and assist with these situations immediately.

Flexible contract period

A variety of different training options are available. From one-day training sessions such as our New Employee training and our Global Mind, Intensive training: two ~ six days including our business skills as well as long term training where we can meet your company’s specific needs and timeframes.

Adaptability

Most of our GPODs have extensive experience here in Japan and are able to communicate in Japanese. Due to their experience they are able to understand Japanese business culture and possess the skills in order to match your company’s working culture.

Available online

In addition to face-to-face training, online training through video is also available to you. Whether you are working remotely or have frequent business trips we can still support your training needs through video conferencing.

Main areas of support provided 

by the Overseas Business Development GPOD

International Market Research

The information collected from conducting thorough market research and examining the target global market’s needs and competition, helps GDI aid in the planning of our client’s global strategic planning.

Development and Expansion of

Overseas Connections From our extensive market research, we are able to identify potential customers and agents on a local level, which allows greater access to the local market and a greater possibility of success.

Overseas Expansion Strategy Development and Execution Support

By utilizing our various experiences and knowledge, we can help plan the optimal strategy which allows your company to take an active part in the international marketplace and support your success through to reaching your strategic objectives.

Overseas Business Consulting

Our business consultants will examine the various issues your company may face when doing business overseas and will be able to provide quality advice, based on experience and expert knowledge in order to solve these issues and reach your goals.

International Exhibition and Overseas Project Support

From research on international exhibitions and tradeshows to booth design, construction and teardown, we support your overseas exhibition presence every step of the way. Interacting professionally and interpreting technically with potential customers, visitors, and other vendors on site, we can secure long lasting relationships.

Main Contact for Overseas Customers and Distributors

Keeping in contact with potential clients and local agents which have been met at exhibitions and through market research is key to success in a foreign market. Managing these relationships and communicating effectively and efficiently is just as important. Whether it be email, telephone, video conference, etc. we can manage all of the necessary intricate communication with all your overseas contacts.
Examples of IT / Technical GPOD Projects

System Development

Responsible for the development of next-generation systems for automobile-related companies and their groups. Using development tools to improve their systems, defining requirements, question handling, as well as consulting with the end-user. We also provide coding and data cleansing work.

SAP License Auditing

We provide auditing support for SAP licensing. GDI communicates in English with overseas businesses. We will put together all of the work related to the license audit as well as establishing and making adjustments to your cooperation system. We will also respond to questions from affiliated companies and deal with the preparation of all documentation.

Global Office 365 Operation ・Translation Service

We operate and improve the Office 365 cloud in each country. GDI also takes care of the management documentation, workflow, and operating manuals as well as creating English versions for the user. We also create management workflow systems, vendor contact lists, and daily operation calendars.

Core system maintenance

We take care of internal network troubles, responding to data collection requests from each site, equipment manual creation as well as improving the approval systems and related documentation. In addition, we also support the construction of new installation systems. (RPA, workflow, video conferencing and daily business reports)

Engineering Support

We support system licensing agreements with overseas businesses. (Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, South America, etc.). We will also take care of preparations for regular meetings as well as reports and announcements.

Office 365 License Management

We handle the management of Office 365 licenses at locations all around the world. We collect the number of purchases and users as well as the differences at each site and then create the documentation. We handle the calculations of the difference between the amount charged and paid at each location as well as consulting with the person responsible. We tailor our approach for each region, calculating the shared service costs in addition to handling MPSA preparations and contracts.

Help Desk

We handle the migration of your PC operating systems from Windows 7 to Windows 10. We also deal with troubles encountered when updating versions. Support is also offered regarding the installation of conversion tools and setting changes.

Mechanical Engineer

We manufacture various products such as food packaging using specialized machinery for our clients. All of our foreign engineering staff are bilingual and can communicate smoothly with their team while conducting everyday industrial business.

Digital Marketing Support

A remotely-working GPOD who is assigned three days a week. Offering remote business assistance, we provide digital marketing content creation and support. We also attend regular meetings and are able to respond quickly and flexibly to corporate requests.
How to become a GPOD

Apply For The Position

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Apply For The Position

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Application Screening & Interview

Upon receiving your information and conducting an initial screening, GDI Communications will reach out to you to schedule your interview

Application Screening & Interview

Upon receiving your information and conducting an initial screening, GDI Communications will reach out to you to schedule your interview

Project Matching

Project matching will be based on the needs of individual projects and how well your skill sets match the needs of the customers

Project Matching

Project matching will be based on the needs of individual projects and how well your skill sets match the needs of the customers

Interview With The Client

Upon finding a project that matches your skill set, GDI Communications will then set-up the interview(s) with the appropriate client(s).

Interview With The Client

Upon finding a project that matches your skill set, GDI Communications will then set-up the interview(s) with the appropriate client(s).

Acceptance

If the interview is a success and you accept the position you will become a GPOD!

Acceptance

If the interview is a success and you accept the position you will become a GPOD!

GPOD Employee Testimonials

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GDI Communications Inc.

Aichi-ken, Nagoya-shi

1-11-20 Nishiki Naka-ku

Daiei Bldg. 7F

Japan

Tel 052 212 8207

Fax 052 212 8208

contact@gdicommunications.com