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Overseas Jobs Supply and Demand for 2013 – JobStreet.com Official Report

Manila, Philippines, June 13, 2013- Everyday, more than 40,000 overseas jobs from POEA-Licensed Agencies are posted on JobStreet.com. Of the 4.4 million JobStreet.com jobseekers, 1.5 million are overseas. This year, in partnership with the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), JobStreeet.com drives to continue to provide the Filipino jobseekers with safe and real overseas jobs.

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Types of Working Visa per Country

Types of Working Visa per Country

 

US Working Visa

Saudi Working Visa

UK Working Visa

 

Types of Working Visa for US

A-3 and G-5: Personal/Domestic Employee of representatives of foreign governments

B-1/B-2: The visitor visa, which is issued to aliens for several purposes:

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Types of Visa

Types of Visa

A visa is a permit issued by countries to individuals who wish to enter a certain territory. Different countries issue various visa types, depending on the individual’s purpose of travel. Common visa types include tourist visa, student visa, and temporary worker visa. Before travelling, whether for work or leisure, it is advisable to check if the country of destination requires a visa or not. If the host country requires the issuance of a visa, it is also important to know the type of visa that you’ll need.

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List of Fees Collected for Overseas Employment

A. Fees Chargeable to Workers:

1. Placement Fee

In countries where collection of placement fee is allowed, the maximum legal fee charged by licensed recruitment agencies from hired workers must not be more than the equivalent of one month salary. The amount does not include documentation and processing costs.

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What is an ePassport?

All Philippine passports are now integrated with chips that contain the data of the holder. These new passports are called ePassports. The ePassport is a global standard in travel documents, and as a member of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the Philippines is required to adhere to their standards.

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8 Steps on How to Work Overseas

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are often regarded as modern day heroes. More than the sacrifice they give for working overseas, they are also seen as economic heroes because of the remittances they give. As of 2011, at least 1.8M Filipinos have been deployed to work as OFWs. Many get attracted to work overseas, either as a white collar professional or as a skilled worker, because of the high salary they are offered. Some go abroad because of the “better opportunities” other countries offer.

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Overseas Jobs Supply and Demand for 2013 – JobStreet.com Official Report

Manila, Philippines, June 13, 2013- Everyday, more than 40,000 overseas jobs from POEA-Licensed Agencies are posted on JobStreet.com. Of the 4.4 million JobStreet.com jobseekers, 1.5 million are overseas. This year, in partnership with the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), JobStreeet.com drives to continue to provide the Filipino jobseekers with safe and real overseas jobs.

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POEA Answers Top 10 Questions to Help Ensure Safe, Real Overseas Jobs

MANDALUYONG CITY, Philippines, June 5, 2013 – To officially launch the partnership with the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), JobStreet.com,the number one job site in the Philippines,  hosted its Anti-Illegal Recruitment press launch at the POEA PST Hall.

Attorney Hans Cacdac, POEA Administrator, said this year’s program is focused on a two-pronged nationwide anti-illegal recruitment campaign for 2013—identifying information dissemination and  law enforcement & prosecution.

The POEA, together with JobStreet.com, forged a partnership to strengthen information dissemination both online and offline through a series of co-branded anti-illegal recruitment materials and projects.  As part of this collaboration, POEA took centerstage at the recently concluded JobStreet.com Career Fair series (Manila, Cagayan de Oro, and Cavite) to shed light on frequently asked questions by overseas jobseekers. The following are the top ten questions and their answers straight from POEA’s top officials.

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JobStreet.com and POEA Lead the Battle Against Illegal Recruitment

Manila, Philippines, June 13, 2013 - “Matalino ako! Hindi ako magpapaloko!” This resounding pledge to fight against illegal recruitment was celebrated at the JobStreet.com and Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Press Launch on Anti-illegal Recruitment on June 5, 2013 at the POEA PST Hall.

The partnership between the number one job site in the Philippines and the POEA was forged last February to promote “safe and real jobs” for overseas jobseekers. In his presentation of the 2013 Anti-illegal Recruitment programs, POEA Administrator Attorney Hans Cacdac launched the series of co-branded educational resources that this partnership has brought into fruition.

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