Here are the best jobs to look out for!
Saudi Arabia remains the top destination of OFWs, with one out of four choices to work there. More and more job opportunities continue to be available for OFWs, but here are the 5 most in-demand jobs in Saudi Arabia:
It comes naturally for Filipinos to care for others, especially to one’s relatives or close friends. Their love for family, no matter the distance, is evident in caring for others. Nursing is the top ticket for OFWs to give their families a chance at a better life since salaries abroad can be up to 15 times larger than that of local nurses.
Waiters / F&B Service Crew
Being hospitable is a Filipino trait that translates well for OFWs in the customer service industry. They are able to learn languages easily, and how they are able to navigate through customers’ needs and emotions, which makes them a top provider of quality service.
Filipinos are known to be dependable and hardworking regardless of the task given. They see the value in going the extra mile no matter how large or small the demands of the job to provide good service to employers, and in turn, provide for their families as well.
Constant development and changes in a country entail structures and systems in place. There is a constant demand for civil, electrical, and mechanical engineers, and with Filipino engineers’ skill set, these jobs are a top demand.
Still related to development, there is a constant need to make sure systems are in top working condition, and that everything is running smoothly at any given time. Working hard and consistently working smart makes Filipinos valuable in this work environment.
OFWs possess a globally valuable work ethic, but the chance to give their families a better life is what drives them to perform well in any given field. As more job openings become available in Saudi Arabia and in the world, one can count on the talent the OFW brings to the workforce.