Moving to a foreign nation in search of employment opportunities is on the rise in the Philippines. With the top-level work ethic and skillset displayed by the Filipino Workers in the hospitality industry, many companies are opening their doors for them.
The hospitality business has been categorized as one of the fastest-growing industries internationally in the last few years. And this accelerating growth rate only signifies the rise in the hospitality industry on the global stage. As a result, there will be more opportunities in the future for devoted Filipino workers.
Here we’ve master crafted a guide to help you understand and escort your path for your career through overseas hospitality jobs. Read on to learn how to get started.
1. Types of Hospitality Jobs
Depending on your skills and knowledge, you can find almost all kinds of jobs in the field. From managerial operations to bartending works to everything in between, the hospitality industry boasts many and varied professions.
If you are competent enough and have superior knowledge, you can also get assigned to high-paying top-level jobs in the hospitality field.
Moreover, with simple training, you can get yourself involved in preparing hot and cold beverages to establish yourself as a Barista. You can also become a skilled waiter who gracefully serves mouth-watering dishes to the guests.
2. The Best Countries to Work In
You can find Filipinos expats working in hospitality sectors in developed nations like Japan, America, and China. In fact, statistics reveal that more than two million Filipinos are currently employed in several sectors all across the world.
That’s not all! Middle Eastern countries like Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar are also very famous among Filipinos because of their competitive salary packages and greater career opportunities because of the steady increase in their economy.
3. How Much Can You Earn?
There is a handful of Filipinos who live in a foreign land, miles away from family, to boost their career by chasing their dream. However, for the majority of Filipinos, the core driving factor to join the hospitality industry is money so that they can financially support their family back home.
Over the past few years, the hospitality business has been offering high-paying jobs to Filipinos internationally. The pay may range from USD 1,000 to almost USD 5000 for skill level jobs such as bartender, cook, casino dealer, and sommelier.
And if you have a better educational qualification in the hospitality field you might even be offered even higher-paying jobs with other perks.
4. Where to Apply?
Streamlining the job options and finalizing the one that matches your skills and knowledge is overcoming one milestone to landing a good job. What follows next is the question- ‘Where to apply?‘
Fret not! We’ve got your back with that too with a very simple solution- the Internet! At present, smooth access to the internet has made job searching a lot more convenient and secured. You can easily filter the jobs on several online professional portals and then submit the applications.
‘Workabroad.ph’ is one of the leading websites for finding jobs abroad. It provides guides for ambitious OFWs and covers topics such as financial wellness, legal recruitment and how to boost your hospitality career. Another popular website that Filipinos rely on is OFWguru.com.
Government Placement Branch
You can also apply for a job via POEA’s famous in-house recruitment and job placement facility known as GBP (Government Placement Branch). The perk of finding a job through this medium is the security you get by the mantle of the government.
The employment opportunities they update are cent-percent legal in addition to the assurance that the employer is good. Therefore applying for jobs via different recruitment agencies that are licensed by POEA ascertains that you land a job legally.
There are many good-paying hospitality jobs available for Filipinos in every nook and corner of the world. All you have to do is to hone your skillset prior to submitting the job application.