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Interview with Overseas Filipino Workers

OFW feature. We interview our fellow Overseas Pinoy workers who are making a living and building a life in Dubai. We learn about their experiences working in Dubai. Learn more about their stories and learn important tips about what to do when you plan to work in the United Arab Emirates.

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Today’s OFW interview features Janice, a Filipina who has been living in Dubai for 17 years. Having studied and graduated from renowned universities in the Philippines, she is currently a Sales Manager for a real estate agency, catering to Filipinos and foreign clients in the UAE. Janice considers coming to Dubai as “the most pivotal moment”… Read more

Today’s OFW interview features Alvin, a Filipino who has been living in Dubai for almost 8 years now. He is currently working as a Supply Chain Assistant for a well-known supermarket chain in the country. Before this, though, we was taking up Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education! Alvin is not just an ordinary worker, however… Read more

In today’s OFW interview, we are honoured to present Dr. Rex Bacarra, Dean of General Education at the American College of Dubai. A highly-accomplished educator, he has been featured on ABS-CBN’s The Filipino Channel (TFC) and many media sites; hailed as one of the “100 Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf” by Illustrado Magazine. Recently, he… Read more

Our latest OFW interview features Wendy, a 35-year-old Filipina in Dubai. She is currently working as an Executive Assistant in a government healthcare facility, although her college degree is in Hotel and Restaurant Management! She has been living with her family in Dubai for 10 years now. Aside from her regular job, Wendy is a blogger and… Read more

Today’s OFW interview is about Kristine, who has been living in Dubai for almost 10 years now. She holds a degree in AB Psychology from De La Salle University in the Philippines. At present, she is working as an HR Manager for a leading manufacturing company here in Dubai. Before landing her current job, Kristine worked… Read more

Today’s OFW interview features Cheryl, a 36-year-old Filipina in Dubai. She graduated with a degree in AB Mass Communications. At present, she is a Digital Marketing Executive for an events company. She also happens to be a blogger and writes about her travels! She’s actually new and has been in the city for only seven months.… Read more

For today’s OFW feature, we interviewed Azumi, a 29-year-old Filipina in Dubai. She graduated with an Associate of Arts in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management. She is currently working as a Secretary in an Engineering Company. She is also a part-time Model, Host, and Muse for different basketball leagues in the city! Blessed with striking looks… Read more

Our latest OFW interview is about Kristine, a 29-year-old Filipina in Dubai. She holds a degree in Nursing and is actually a Registered Nurse — though her career has taken her to different fields. She has worked in the BPO industry, fitness and customer service, and is now a Sales Supervisor for a travel and… Read more

Our latest OFW interview features Jose, a 33-year-old Filipino in Dubai. Currently, he is a Beverage Consultant and Commercial Brand Ambassador as well. He has been living and working in the UAE for about 10 years now. Just like many OFWs, Jose aspires to give his family a better future and to pursue a promising… Read more

nadia cheapventure interview

Our next OFW interview features Nadia, a 22-year-old Filipino-Tunisian in Dubai. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship, and has been working as an Administrator for two years now. An avid traveler, she also loves to blog about her adventures in the UAE and other countries. Check out her blog at cheapventure.wordpress.com After graduating from college, Nadia… Read more

hannah magsayo blogger dubai

For our next OFW feature, we interviewed Hannah, who has been living in Dubai for almost 3 years now. Having graduated with a degree in Information Systems, she is currently working as a Social Media Executive. She loves her job, yet she also spends a lot of time on her other passion: travel! A quick… Read more

Our next OFW feature is about Sugar, who has been living in Abu Dhabi for about 10 years now. She is currently an Assistant Sales Manager at Radisson Blu & Park Inn Abu Dhabi in Yas Island. Despite not having gone to college after finishing high school, she is definitely an achiever! Sugar came to… Read more

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

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