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anthony gacis dubai

Our next OFW interview is about Anthony, who lived in Dubai for 7.5 years and came back last 2016. Currently, he is the Group Training Manager for SFC Group. From being a server to becoming an international trainer, he worked his way up to becoming a manager and general director! His story motivates us to… Read More

Our next OFW interview features Apple, who has been living in Dubai for about 3 years now. He is currently working as a Flair Bartender for OUNCE Facilities Management LLC. Prior to this, he was a bartender for TGI Fridays at the Mall of the Emirates. Due to his outstanding talent and skills, Apple has… Read More

Our next OFW feature is with DJ who has been in Dubai for 12 years now. He used to as worked as a waiter in the Philippines before coming to Dubai and working as a bartender. Since then, he has worked for various hotels and bars, winning different competitions, and is now the owner of an event planning… Read More

Russelito B. Sanchez bartender

Our next OFW feature. Meet Russell, a world-class bartender who has been in Dubai for 12 years now. He is the first-ever winner and hall-of-fame in the World Class Raising the Bar in the Middle East by Diageo, beating other competitors in the region. He is currently working as a beverage consultant, developing beverages for various international… Read More

Meet Farah, an Associate Director (Compliance & Back Office Manager) in a leading investment bank in Dubai. She has been living in Dubai for 10 years and has worked for the same company ever since she arrived when she was 24 years old. She worked her way up to being in her current post, earning experience and… Read More

katherine masahud dubai ofw

Our next OFW feature is with Katherine, a Filipina entrepreneur in Dubai. She came to city as this is where her parents are residing. After graduating college, she arrived and was able to find a job as an Admin officer in a service company, and then as a Client Relations executive for a property developer. While… Read More

Our next feature is with Rod, an Ecommerce Assistant Manager in Dubai. Rod used to work in Abu Dhabi for 2 years but has now been in Dubai for 7 years. Like many expats, he came to the UAE in search for greener pastures. He used to work as a spa therapist in Manila and tried… Read More

ofw kieth walter dubai

Meet Kieth, an HR officer working for one of the top Hospitality Group in Dubai. He came to Dubai after his brother invited him to visit the emirate. He kept a positive mindset despite no assurance he’d be able to land an HR job. Lucky enough, Kieth was fortunate to have secured a job before… Read More

pinay ofw dubai

Meet Lala, a senior Copywriter and web content editor in Dubai. She was able to land her current role through a recruitment agency in the Philippines. She also used to work in Oman prior to coming to Dubai. Lala is also a blogger where she writes her stories and musings at Let’s Runaway, In our short… Read More

Our next OFW feature is with Grace who is currently working as senior executive in an elevator company in Dubai. Grace has an interesting story as she did not come to the UAE directly from the Philippines. At 19 years old, she landed a scholarship to study in Japan and has since lived there for more… Read More

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Our next OFW feature is with Rachel who is currently working as a receptionist cum PRO assistant in a company in JAFZA. She has a degree in Nursing and is also a licensed nurse, but the course of events has provided her a different career in Dubai. Rachel has contributed a few articles in DubaiOFW.com (you can… Read More

Dubai OFW, although initially intended for Filipinos, welcomes readers from around the world to learn about life in the United Arab Emirates. We post helpful updates and useful articles that provide information to make you aware of what’s going on in this side of the country. So in this aim to help everyone, today we share… Read More

Our next interview is with Aprilyn who has been living in the UAE for 1 year and 10 months. She used to work as a beauty consultant in the Philippines. Now, she is working for one of the well-known companies in the UAE, handling top luxury makeup brands. Happily married, she and her husband are working hard… Read More

angel pinay in dubai marketing executive

Meet Angel, a Pinay marketing executive working in a leading luxury car dealer company in Dubai. This is her 3rd job in 4 years and she shares her struggles before coming to the UAE. Angel used to work in a bank in the Philippines but took a chance to find opportunities in Singapore. However, there was… Read More

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Start them young. Our next Dubai OFW feature is with a Sales Executive in the biggest telecom provider in the UAE. Prince came to Dubai when he was 20 years old (he’s now 23) and is one of the youngest staff in his current company. He came to Dubai because he wanted to help his family… Read More