Filipino workers who are able to get a job by applying directly to the foreign worker is called name-hired workers. Name-hired workers are exempted from placement fees but they still need to go to POEA to be registered as legal OFWs. The registration procedure for name-hired workers are provided below:
t is wise for all newly-hired overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to do basic research about the country they are headed to so their adjustment period would be easier and faster.
Check out these short guides about the top five most popular destinations of Overseas Filipino Workers: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), United Arab Emirates (UAE), Singapore, Hong Kong and Qatar.
Filipinos usually get hired for an overseas job through the assistance of a recruitment agency with a valid POEA license. However, an aspiring overseas worker can also get a job through POEA's Government Placement Branch or GPB, which serves as its in-house recruitment and job placement facility.
Many Filipinos aspire to work overseas in search for better opportunities to be able to support their families here in the Philippines. Because of this, many of them are enticed when offers of job opportunities abroad come knocking on their doors.