POEA warns against overseas jobs via ‘southern backdoor’

Bonjour. Mabuhay. In case you haven’t heard. Be warned. Be informed.   The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration advised  would-be overseas Filipino workers to reject or at least be careful about job offers that require them to leave for abroad through the country’s “southern backdoor.” POEA Administrator Hans Cacdac said the exit points in the southernContinue reading “POEA warns against overseas jobs via ‘southern backdoor’”

10 Commandments vs Illegal Recruiters

Bonjour. Mabuhay. I believe this is worth the read :).   THE Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) is urging jobseekers to take the necessary time to study the 10 Commandments Against Illegal Recruiters to avoid being victimized by illegal recruiters. In an advisory, Dole Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz noted how important for an applicant toContinue reading “10 Commandments vs Illegal Recruiters”

POEA: Beware of fake recruitment e-mails

Bonjour. Mabuhay. A POEA story for you to read. Be aware everyone. Be smart. ================================================== The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has advised job seekers to ignore e-mails coming from certain “international companies” saying that they are selected for a job. In a statement, POEA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac said an e-mail congratulating an applicant forContinue reading “POEA: Beware of fake recruitment e-mails”

POEA: Saudi Hiring 800 Muslim Nurses

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Good new to our Muslim sisters in Cagayan de Oro. ===================== CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines — Good news to female Muslim nurses. The Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia is hiring 800 female Muslim nurses, the Philippine Overseas and Employment Administration (POEA) announced on Friday. This will be a government-to-government hiring ofContinue reading “POEA: Saudi Hiring 800 Muslim Nurses”

POEA Suspends Licenses Of 10 Recruiters

Bonjour. Mabuhay. POEA news for those planning to find their luck abroad. The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) suspended the licenses of 10 recruitment agencies for charging excessive placement fees and committing other recruitment violations.   POEA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac said the licenses of the following recruitment agencies were cancelled from January to February 2012: Tai-FilContinue reading “POEA Suspends Licenses Of 10 Recruiters”

POEA revokes licenses of 2 recruitment agencies

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Take this info at heart if your planning to apply for overseas job. ================================== The licenses of two recruitment agencies have been cancelled after they were found be collecting excessive placement fees from Filipinos applying for work overseas. “The public should be extra cautious when applying for work overseas and report to POEAContinue reading “POEA revokes licenses of 2 recruitment agencies”

OFW group calls for return of P13M overcharged by POEA, slams ‘institutionalized mulcting’

Bonjour. Mabuhay. This is news… Migrante International has another bone to pick with the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). The Commission on Audit (CoA) recently released its report on the POEA’s “Balik Manggagawa Program” and implied that the agency has been overcharging overseas Filipino workers by at least P13 million ($ 302,326 ). In itsContinue reading “OFW group calls for return of P13M overcharged by POEA, slams ‘institutionalized mulcting’”