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10 Reasons Why Filipinos Want to Work in Saudi Arabia

People who haven’t been to Saudi Arabia often imagine it as a sun-parched, desert landscape with sand dunes and cacti all around. And while the country does have stunning deserts, it also has modern cities thriving with skyscrapers, shopping malls, and business districts. For several decades now, this oil-rich Kingdom has transformed into a modern [...]

In the coming weeks, foreign applicants may find it harder to land jobs in Saudi Arabia, now that “Saudization” is well underway. The Ministry of Labor and Social Development (MLSD) will soon be restricting jobs to Saudis in certain sectors, as reported by the Saudi Gazette. Starting 11th September, 70 percent of sales jobs in [...]

While it is true that employers should treat their workers fairly, it is also the responsibility of employees to know their rights. This applies to jobs in Saudi Arabia, or anywhere else, for that matter. By being aware of your rights, you would not be so easily abused or exploited. Indeed, being an overseas worker [...]