Going Abroad Guides

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The Beginner’s Guide to Work Abroad

Interested to work abroad, but not sure where to begin? The application process may seem confusing at first, but perhaps we can get you started. 1. Research. Are you really prepared to work abroad? It may be tempting to say yes right way,...

5 Places to Hangout in Saudi Arabia

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 lifes...

POEA Accredited Agencies

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) reviews and licenses all legal recruiters operating in Philippines. Beware of any recruiter without a POEA license or who had their license revoked. They may claim a faster proce...

Requirements for direct hires to work abroad

You have gotten a offer to work abroad directly from a foreign employer. You are very excited for this opportunity and accepted it. Now, do you know what steps to take after accepting the job offer? If you don’t know, then do not worry. I...

Medical check-up for GCC states bound OFWs

Every OFW needs to undergo a medical test to ensure that they are fit to work in another country. A fit to work medical certificate must be submitted in order to get an OEC and leave the country. For GCC states (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qat...

Job listing sites for working abroad

Official DOLE job listing site : Thousands of listings for local and OFW Jobs Workabroad.ph: OFW job listings for most POEA accredited agencies

Ins and outs of OFW Medical Exam

Every OFW must undergo a medical exam in order to determine if they are fit to work before leaving the country. This is usually taken only by OFWs that have passed the interview and have an employment contract already. The last hurdle tha...

How to identify illegal recruiters or agencies

More and more Filipinos are looking for jobs overseas to improve their lives. They usually go to recruitment agencies for help in finding jobs. Unfortunately, there are some agencies that operate illegally and should be avoided at all cos...

How to get NC II for Household Service Workers

If you are planning to work abroad as a household service worker, you will need to get a NC II from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) as part of your requirements in getting an OEC. There will be an assessme...

How to get an OEC when applying for work abroad through a recruitment agency

All OFWs go through a certain process in order to get their documents and apply for a job to workabroad. There are also steps that they have to accomplish before they can leave the country, most importantly getting their Overseas Employme...