10 Reminders of Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS)

Pilipino sa Kuwait
Ten reminders of Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS).
  1. Think of what you want to achieve by working overseas. This will guide you to succeed in your endeavors.
  2. Spiritually, emotionally and physically prepare yourself to whatever experiences, good or bad that you may encounter overseas.
  3. Remember and uphold at all times your responsibility and rights as a person and as an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW). These will be your guide to perform your duties well.
  4. Adapt to and respect the culture of the country where you will be working because this will be your host country and temporary place to live.
  5. Take good care of your health because this will ensure that you can perform your duties well.
  6. Be broad minded and receptive to new ideas and new learnings because this will lead you to succeed in due time.
  7. Never lose communication with your family and loved ones left behind at home. Never allow thousands of miles separation disrupt the unity and wholeness in your beloved family.
  8. Make sure to save first before you spend. Saving for the future is the key to a better life not only for you but for your loved ones too.
  9. Make a good plan and be prepared for any eventuality if you decide to come home after working overseas.
  10. While staying overseas, never fail to get in touch and communicate with authorized Philippine government agencies in times of confusion and immediate need.

[source: owwa.gov.ph]


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