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Oct
22,
2014

Latest Available Job Orders in UAE from POEA

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) had listed these approved job orders for licensed recruitment agencies in the Philippines for OFWs who are looking for available jobs in United Arab Emirates.

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Listed below are the recruitment agencies name, address, and the job order approved by POEA for deployment in UAE:

1. ABBA Personnel Services Inc. 
Address: Unit 1102, 11/F, Goldloop Towers, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Job Order: Nurse

2. HR Select Inc. 
Address: Unit 2105-A, West Tower, Phil Stock Exchange Center, Pasig City
Job Order: Sales Executive

3. EDI Staffbuilders International Inc.
Address: Units 701, 703 & 704 Corporate Center, 139 Valero Salcedo Village, Makati City
Job Order: Financial Analyst, HR Officer, Purchasing Officer

4. CB & T Pro-Staff Inc. 
Address: 755 Maria Clara St. Brgy. Plainview, Mandaluyong City
Job Order: Civil Engineer (Site) and Engineer (Draftsman/Architectural)

5. FILHIGH-GNS Inc. (formerly Fil-High International Manpower Inc.)
Address: Ground Flr (RW & LW) and 2F, Metroview Real Estate, 915 San Antonio St., cor. Pres. Quirino Ave, Malate, Manila
Job Order: Common Laborer

6. HIRO Global Manpower Inc.
Address: Room 101, Ground Flr., Zen Bldg., 8352 Mayapis St., San Antonio Village, Makati City
Job Order: Nurse

7. Giant International Employment Agency Inc. 
Address: 6/F, Yrreverre Square, 888 Mindanao Ave., Quezon City
Job Order: General Cleaner

8. Batangueño Human Resources Inc. 
Address: G/F, Dona Elisa Bldg., 1872 Remedios St. Cor. Taft Avenue Malate, Manila
Job Order: Electrician, Foreman (Electrical & Mechanical)

 

Click here for more overseas jobs. 

source: http://www.poea.gov.ph/cgi-bin/JobVacancies/CtyJobsResult.asp

Oct
17,
2014

Prioritize your Health, OFWs

If asked to choose between health and wealth, most Filipinos or OFWs will choose the first one. Apparently, this will be the obvious answer so as not to cause a stir and think of someone as money-minded.

 
Health, in every aspect should be the priority for everyone, especially OFWs who are working abroad. OFWs sacrifice everything just to provide better future for their family by overseas jobs. And most of the OFWs, though they’ve experienced bad experiences from foreign employers abroad, still decide to look for overseas jobs and work abroad again. This decision means taking risk in every aspect by working abroad – health, happiness, family, homesickness etc.

 
This is why Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) secretary Rosalinda Baldoz reiterated the call for OFWs not to take any risk by applying or entertaining employment or job offers from Ebola-hit countries like Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. She further said that the deployment ban for these countries still exists, and OFWs paper will not be legally processed by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration or POEA for them to be sent to work abroad.

 
The announcement was made by DOLE secretary amidst report stating that there was a high demand for healthcare workers for deployment on the West African countries to aid the increasing number of patients with Ebola virus.

 
The total ban deployment was enforced by POEA last month as part of the preventive measure for OFWs to avoid being infected with deadly Ebola virus disease.

 
Also, a total deployment ban was imposed for newly-hired OFWs last July when the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) issued crisis alert level 2 on the three countries because of Ebola virus spreading.

 
This total deployment ban ordered by POEA includes the processing and deployment of returning OFWs even if they have existing employment contract in the Ebola-hit countries.

 
Filipinos, especially OFWs, should heed the call not to apply for overseas jobs in the West African countries greatly affected by the Ebola virus. You all have one goal, to earn much money for the family, but it would be useful if you’ll be infected by this alarming deadly disease that had claimed thousands of lives.

 

 

 

Related article:
Facts about the Ebola Virus Disease

Why is the PHL prone to Ebola virus?

Published in: OFW Warnings
Oct
16,
2014

Medical exam needed before Pinoys Can Go Abroad

A pre-employment medical examination is one of the many requirements before a Filipino can leave the Philippines and work abroad.  POEA said that medical examination is required only after the applicant has been interviewed by the employer, principal or the representative of the recruitment agency and the job offered has a job order from the POEA.

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A medical examination would determine if the applicant is healthy enough to go overseas and be employed abroad.  The main objective of this examination is to secure the deployment of healthy Filipino workers or OFWs so that the scenario of repatriation in the future is less likely to happen.  Medical examinations for Filipinos will help identify any health condition that may affect the OFWs ability to perform the job.  If anything is diagnosed, remedies may be taken to avoid recurrence of such problem for any Filipino who wishes to work abroad.

The medical examination for Filipinos or OFWs varies among each principals or hiring country.  But the goal of each medical exam is to evaluate the overall health and well being of the Filipino or OFWs and know ahead any health condition which may increase the risk of complications and injuries when they work abroad.

Normally, a medical exam for an OFW is composed of the physical exam and laboratory test.  This may include:

  • Urinalysis or Fecalysis
  • Chest x-ray
  • Height and weight
  • Vision, which includes acuity and color test
  • Heart
  • Lungs

PEME

  • ECG for those 40 years and above, and for those with cardiovascular findings
  • Complete blood count
  • Blood chemistries
  • Dental check-up which may include treatment/ filling or extraction.
  • Pregnancy test for women
  • Special tests like Hepatitis B screening, HIV, Drug test and more.

If there are no abnormal findings during the exam, the applicant will be cleared for deployment overseas.  The doctor will sign a form stating that the Filipino or OFW is fit for employment and can work abroad.

Published in: OFW Tips and Guides
Oct
15,
2014

Are You A Welder? You are Needed Abroad

 

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Welders play an important role in a construction company. Pinoy welders are noted for their welding skills because they are meticulous and hardworking. This is why they are highly demanded for overseas jobs.

 

(Reminder: Click on each job title to view full details.)

 

Job openings abroad for Filipino welders

 

** For manpower pooling only. No fees to be collected during the application process. Mag-ingat sa mga illegal recruiter. **

Click here for more overseas jobs.

 

Published in: In Demand OFW Jobs
Oct
15,
2014

How OFWs can cancel Final Exit Visa in Saudi Arabia

If an OFW wants to live in Saudi Arabia and his Kafeel also wants to keep him, cancelling the final exit visa should be processed.

How OFWs can cancel Final Exit Visa in Saudi Arabia

 

These are the requirements and procedures needed to process the cancelling of a OFWs final exit visa.

  1. Fill out the form that is needed to cancel the final exit visa.  The information provided should be the same information an OFW has in the passport.  A copy of the form can be obtained from the Jawazat office.
  2. After the form was completely filled out, OFWs need to bring the form to their Kafeel who processed their final exit visa.  The Kafeel must sign and stamp the form.
  3. OFWs must request a letter from their employer asking the Jawazat to cancel the final exit visa.  The letter should then be brought to and be authenticated by the Chamber of Commerce in the city where the OFWs employer is registered.
  4. OFWs employer or representative should be present when processing the documents.
  5. If the OFWs iqama is already expired, fee for its renewal should be paid as well.
  6. Attach 2 photos with white background, a copy of the final exit visa, iqama and passport.
  7. Submit these requirements to the Jawazat office and follow the next instructions given by the officer.

 

 

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How to Apply for a Driver’s License in Saudi Arabia

How OFWs can Transfer Sponsorship if Kafeel is in Red Category of Nitaqat Law

How OFWs can Refund the P550 Terminal Fee

How OFWs can Authenticate Documents in Abu Dhabi

Published in: OFW Tips and Guides
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