OFW Guide – List of Work Abroad Websites To Help You Find Jobs Overseas

By Kach Umandap - Howe January 3rd, 2020 Posted in Guide for Filipinos, Inspiration and Love Stories, Travel Blog One Comment

People want a brighter future, at minsan makikita natin yan sa ibang bansa. A lot of Overseas Filipino Workers have benefited a lot by working abroad; due to higher salary rates compared to working in the Philippines, they have savings or were able to buy a house or let all of their children graduate up to college. It may be hard leaving our country and our loved ones, pero maraming tao nag-sasakripisyo para sa mas magandang kinabukasan. 

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If you want to work abroad, be it for your family, to be able to travel or to have more savings in the near future, then you might want to Find Jobs Abroad and Become an OFW. One way is applying through a POEA licensed recruitment agency and there are many of them and it’s hard to look at it one by one.

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However, we will help you in achieving your dream by listing out popular work abroad websites where you can find official and accredited companies where that will give you work outside the Philippines!

POEA Website

List of Work Abroad Websites To Help You Find Jobs Overseas

Check out the announcements at the POEA website for urgent hirings. You just need to click the job you are interested in. There are government to government arrangements where you can directly apply and get hired through POEA and not at an agency. However, you may need to personally submit your documents at POEA in Ortigas or POEA Regional offices.

There are not a lot of job offerings here, and sometimes it is not updated so you might want to check out a few other works abroad websites too.

You might also want to check out this article on POEA Process on how to register or apply online, tips on getting work abroad, and explanations on some requirements. 

Workabroad.ph

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Workabroad specializes in land and sea-based jobs outside of the Philippines. You can easily register on their website to get job updates, search for jobs, and apply. Make sure you upload your resume and a picture. Don’t forget to get your phone verified too.

You can search for a job or a country you would like and if you something you are interested in, you can easily click “Apply Now” and submit your application. You can also check your application status in this work abroad website; like if you have been shortlisted, your resume was kept for future reference or if you are not qualified.

Jobstreet.com

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Jobstreet is a popular website for Filipinos looking for local jobs, however, they don’t only show local jobs but also work abroad opportunities. You can also register easily and search for jobs too just make sure that you have chosen the location to be out of the Philippines. If you are not yet ready to apply for the job, you can also save it. 

Applying is also easy with one-click. It’s also recommended to make a cover letter or a pitch so that you could also get noticed. However, it’s limited to only 300 characters, so you better make it straight to the point. You can check also your job application status in your profile or home button.

Indeed

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Indeed is also a popular website for local jobs in the Philippines and has a feature for work abroad jobs. Redefine the search to POEA or the location outside of the country. You can also upload your resume and sign in so that potential employers can see you. Indeed can also let you apply through its website or the company’s website itself. 

OFW Guru

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OFW Guru is a website offers jobs for those who want to be Overseas Filipino Workers. It is still growing, so there are only a few jobs and agencies on this website. Countries that are on the list are less than ten but it will eventually grow as it is still a new company. 

Application is just in 3 easy steps – Create and complete your profile, choose jobs that will perfectly fit you and click buttons to submit your application. Now, all you have to do is wait for the good news.

Seaman Jobsite

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For those who want to be part of a crew (from oiler, mates to a captain or chief engineer) be it on a cargo vessel or tanker, then this website is for you. You can choose jobs by the agency or rank or closing date. By signing up and showcasing your resume, you can also receive job offers and get job updates, you might get an opportunity to go to your dream country too if it’s ever one of your stops (like Europe or the US). So if you want to go aboard and also travel by boat apply through Seaman Jobsite as it literally is for Seamen.

Magsaysay Group of Companies

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Magsaysay Group of Companies is a recruitment agency for those who want to work abroad both land-based and sea-based. So if you want to try being a member of a cruise, go and check out job opportunities at Magsaysay Careers. This is a POEA accredited licensed agency. The agency has been present for quite a long time, so you can be confident in its handling of people. Register easily and apply at jobs at a click!

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For 4 years, I have been an OFW in Kuwait and Kurdistan, Iraq and it was a great experience; I earned ansa saved money, I was able to discover new places and more of myself. So I can share with you on how to find jobs and work abroad. This list is work abroad websites where you might discover an opportunity fit for you. If you found an agency and a bit wary, you can check in the POEA Accredited Agency List. Check out the POEA process too – so that you will be more aware of the requirements and the hiring and deployment process after being offered a job. Good luck!

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Written by Kach Umandap - Howe

Co-Founder of Two Monkeys Travel Group. Since 2013, Kach has visited all the 7 continents (including Antarctica) and 136 countries using her Philippines Passport. In 2016, she got married then a year later bought a sailboat and went on sailing adventures with her two cats - Captain Ahab & Little Zissou in the Caribbean for 2 years. She now lives in Herceg Novi, Montenegro. She writes about her experiences traveling as a Filipina traveler with a PHL Passport. Also tips on backpacking trips, luxury hotel experiences, product reviews, sailing & adventure travel.

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