How OFWs Can Take Pre-Employment Orientation Seminar (PEOS) for FREE

If you are an aspiring Overseas Filipino Worker,  you are required to take the Pre-Employment Orientation Seminar (PEOS) before you can leave the country. This was set as a pre-qualification requirement by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). Before you can submit your application to a POEA-accredited agency, you must first have passed the PEOS …

IT and Computer Experts Needed in Malaysia and Singapore

It is no question that a career in technology is one of the most in demand professions. The demand lies not only in the country, but also abroad particularly in Malaysia and Singapore. Presently, the need for specialists in the fields of computer science, information technology and software engineering continues to increase. According to the …

5,000 OFWs Needed in Qatar; P80,000 Salary Offered for Electricians

The Philippine Overseas Employment Adminstration (POEA) recently announced that around 5,000 Overseas Filipino Workers are needed for Qatar. The agency added that despite the ‘diplomatic crisis’ the country is currently facing, its economy continue to flourish. OFWs who apply to Qatar can expect a salary of at least 1,700 Qatari rials or Php23,000 for welders …

Department of Health Hiring 25,000 Health Workers For Local Deployment

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended the Department of Health (DOH) to hire 25,000 health workers to fill different positions in the agency. Vacancies include nurses, doctors and midwives among others. According to Health Secretary Jean Ubial, their 2018 proposal included around Php9 billiopn in budget to hire 25,000 more health personnel. “Because the …

Regional Wage Board Approves Minimum Wage Hike for NCR

Starting October, minimum wage earners in Metro Manila will be earning Php512; Php21 more than the current rate of Php481. Wage Order No. NCR-21 which was released by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board-NCR states that from Php 481 the minimum wage for non-agricultural sectors will be Php512. Meanwhile, those working in the agricultural, …

Renewing Your Philippine Passport in 2018? Here’s what you need to know

The extension of the Philippine passport’s validity from five years to ten years has been well-received by the general public. With the approval of RA 10928 or Philippine Passport Law by President Rodrigo Duterte, we will be saved from the hassle of needing to renew our passports often. However, the new policy would mean a …