Are you planning to work abroad but scared to be a victim of illegal recruiters? Do not worry! This article will provide you tips on how to find legit OFW recruiters.
Here are the Steps to Find Legit OFW Recruiters:
Step 1: Verify The Agency at POEA
Verify at POEA Website
Visit this link: http://www.poea.gov.ph/cgi-bin/agList.asp?mode=act and search the name of the agency you wanted to check
Verify Using POEA Mobile App
You can download the app for free in the App Store or Playstore.
Verify using POEA Hotline
You may consider contacting POEA directly using their hotline number if you do not have internet access. ( 22-1144 or 722-1155 )
Step 2: Check Reviews Online
-Do research online. Use RecruitmentAdvisor, visit this link: https://www.recruitmentadvisor.org/
-Choose from the drop-down menu
-Country of employment
-Choose a recruiter
-Check the reviews and ratings
Step 3: Check Website With Job Listing Of License Recruiters
Step 4: Be Wise! Avoid Scammers on Social Media
Do not trust easily, conduct some research first before trusting an agency. The scammer will promise applicants a high salary, free accommodation, food and etc but they will require the applicant a high amount of processing fee so that they can proceed.
If you want to pursue working abroad then go for it. However, it is a must to conduct research before trusting an agency for your safeness as well. Be wise! Goodluck.