Aug 10

8 Tried and Tested Business Ideas for OFWs

By OFWguru on Aug 10, 2015

Pinoys work abroad in order to earn more and come back to the Philippines. Oftentimes, OFWs have the chance to start fresh and seek for ways to start a business. Business is the primary way for Filipinos not to have to return working for another compan... Read more
Aug 10

5 Places to Hangout in Saudi Arabia

By OFWguru on Aug 10, 2015

For a first time OFW, heading to their first job in Saudi Arabia can be daunting; the culture and customs between the two countries are very different. It can be hard to adjust to the new lifestyle, but you won’t have to do it alone, Filipinos are apl... Read more
Aug 06
In 2014, a total of 2.3 million Filipinos work abroad. More Filipinos were deployed as OFWs (4,500/day) compared to the number of Filipinos who found jobs in the Philippines (2,800/day). Future forecast only estimate the number to increase as global economy improves. According to World Bank, p... Read more
OFWguru.com is a one stop site for overseas job listing, guidance and tips on going abroad, as well as a blogs with real life OFWs sharing their life experiences. In 2014, more Filipinos were deployed as OFWs (4,500/day) compared to the number of Filipinos who found jobs in the Philippines (... Read more
Jul 28

OFW Success Stories in Business

By OFWguru on Jul 28, 2015

Working abroad is often the hard road taken by Filipinos who seek a brighter life for their families. Being based abroad entails distance from one’s family and friends, having to adapt to a new culture and the difficulty of making a new life for themselves. They are a lot of stories of OFWs who h... Read more
Jul 28
It’s a constant issue that many OFWs continue to struggle even though they enjoy an increase in salary working abroad. On the one hand, they often have to send money back home to their family who enjoy a higher standard of living; on the other hand, there is a lot of temptation to spend excess ca... Read more
Jul 28

Getting to know The Cristobals

By OFWguru on Jul 28, 2015

OFW life is not the easiest. Even for OFW blogger family, The Cristobal, life with their family living apart in two countries can be taxing and requires a lot of compromise. The patriarch of the family Tristan works as an auditor in Saudi Arabia for almost four years, while wife Carmi and their d... Read more
Jul 28
It can be difficult living thousands of miles away from your family and friends, but with the ease of social media, you can simply share snapshots of your life with loved ones back home in pertinent detail while working abroad. The rampant use of social media outlets like Facebook and Instagram i... Read more
Jul 28
Family is the most important thing in our lives. Especially in the Philippines, it’s the rock that keeps us going through the tribulations that life throws at us. We are used to constantly text messaging and keeping in touch with loved ones throughout so having a family member working abroad is a... Read more
Jul 28

Meet OFW YouTube Personality Junie Sorsano

By OFWguru on Jul 28, 2015

Moving to a new country, starting fresh with little knowledge of how your life will go can be daunting. For most, it’s their first time on a plane, and when they land, it’s all a mystery. Hundreds of questions fill their heads as soon as they are waiting for their bus with a suitcase in hand. Whe... Read more
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