25 Countries Where Filipinos Are Not Allowed To Work

Are you planning to work abroad as an OFW? Many Filipinos have found good employment and earning opportunities abroad, whether as a professional or a skilled worker.  Filipinos are known for being industrious, trustworthy, and hardworking that is why it is not surprising to know that wherever there is a job to be done inContinue reading “25 Countries Where Filipinos Are Not Allowed To Work”

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What Can POEA Do For You? A Quick Guide for Aspiring OFWs

If you are planning on working abroad, one of the first things you need to take care of is your security.  Be wary of illegal recruiters and fake job agencies that can only get you in serious trouble with abusive employers abroad.  In order to avoid being in an OFW Horror Story, you need toContinue reading “What Can POEA Do For You? A Quick Guide for Aspiring OFWs”

How to Get an I-DOLE OFW ID Card

Last July 2017, the Department of Labor and Employment launched a new ID system for OFWs called the I-DOLE.  This ID allows OFWs to do away with the long and tedious process of applying for the Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) that they need to secure in order prove their legitimacy as Filipino workers. Apart fromContinue reading “How to Get an I-DOLE OFW ID Card”

POEA: Vacationing OFWs: Get your exit clearance early

Bonjour. Mabuhay.   News flash for OFWs vacationing for the holidays: ======================= “Avoid the rush. Avoid the long lines”. Administrator Hans Leo J. Cacdac advised balik manggagawa or overseas Filipino workers spending the holiday season in the Philippines to get their overseas employment certificate or exit clearance early and not get caught with the last-minuteContinue reading “POEA: Vacationing OFWs: Get your exit clearance early”

POEA warns of another e-mail scam, Australian hospital disowns English training for Filipino nurses

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Mag ingat sa fixers at sa mga manloloko. Nakita mo na ba ang balitang ito? The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration yesterday exposed another e-mail scam targeting Filipino nurses and other medical practitioners for supposed employment in a hospital in Australia. Administrator Hans Leo J. Cacdac said the POEA received another recruitment e-mail, supposedlyContinue reading “POEA warns of another e-mail scam, Australian hospital disowns English training for Filipino nurses”

LUSWELF: ‘No illegal recruitment at seafarers’ center’

Bonjour. Mabuhay. It seems like the illegal thing was over exaggerated naman ata. If the process is within the law and the right and proper procedures are met, then by all means, let us support our seafarers who are also bayaning OFWs. You be the judge of this issue: A nongovernmental organization managing a seafarers’Continue reading “LUSWELF: ‘No illegal recruitment at seafarers’ center’”

POEA: Seamen Exempted for OEC at LAC

Bonjour. Mabuhay.   Good news for Seafarers. Read the news article below.   Seafarers will no longer have to present their overseas employment certificate (OEC) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) for validation after the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) issued a memorandum exempting them from this procedure. Citing a one-page Memorandum Circular No.Continue reading “POEA: Seamen Exempted for OEC at LAC”

POEA: OEC Delivery Service

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Found out that the OEC delivery service is now currently stopped. I wonder what options vacationing OFWs now have in getting oEC. Lahat ba dapat pumunta sa POEA? Kawawa naman ang mga bagong bayani ng bayan kung mahirap ang transaction sa pamahalaan. Services should be useful to people and proactively efficient. Anyways, nabsaContinue reading “POEA: OEC Delivery Service”