5 Legit Websites to Help You Find a Job Overseas

Back in the day, you have to walk along the streets of Manila to check every recruitment agency’s job openings and then apply. Then, you have to wait for the agency’s call on whether or not you passed the initial screening and ready to take the succeeding steps.

Thanks to Internet, you can look for a job overseas without leaving the comfort of your home. Be careful. Not all websites that post job openings abroad are legitimate. Protect yourself from being scammed by sticking to these legitimate websites that will help jumpstart your life overseas:

POEA Website

Yes, the government does post job openings through the POEA website, although it’s not as updated as the other job websites. Job postings are only limited to several countries, but still, it’s worth the try. After all, you are sure that these job postings are legitimate since it’s the government who posted it. The good thing about applying at the job vacancies posted is that jobs are urgent; hence application process if faster.

You can check this link to see the latest job openings you can apply to. Don’t forget to register online.


The website only started in 2015, but over the years, it has been a go-to platform for job-seekers because the site posts job hirings from POEA-licensed recruitment agencies. When you sign up, you can also submit your resume online, thereby making it accessible to both employers and recruitment agencies to see. Doing so will also help you find the right jobs since OFWguru matches you with the job hunters according to the skills and experiences you indicated in your resume.

This website is also worth checking because aside from the job openings, OFWguru also has a “Blog” section that shares various tips and tricks that are helpful for OFWs. This includes money or finance tips and tips on how to excel overseas.


Do you want to be a seafarer? Skip that trip in Manila to knock at every door and ask for any job opening. You can save yourself from the scorching heat and money for commute by simply checking SeamanJobsite.com, an online portal dedicated to aspiring seafarers. It has a database of thousands of jobs from top maritime companies and licensed manning agencies. Searching for a job is also easy since the jobs are assorted accordingly.

Unlike OFWguru, there is no need to upload a resume. Simply fill out the online application since this will already serve as your resume. Similar to OFWguru, you can also find a lot of informative articles that could help you adjust in your new venture, career tips, and of course, money posts.


This is a sister site of SeamanJobsite, but this time, it posts job openings for land-based workers. It also has more than 20,000 job listings from POEA-licensed recruitment agencies, thereby making it easier for you to look for a job with just a few clicks.

You can also sort the job listings according to categories like Specializations. Jobs, Countries, and POEA agencies among others. Simply upload your resume to make it easier for job hunters to find you. Don’t forget to download the mobile app so you can check the job listings wherever you are.


Yes, JobStreet is not just for local employment. In fact, it also has an Overseas Jobs page where you can see more than 10,000 POEA-approved job offerings in the field of Engineering, construction, finance, hotel and restaurant, manufacturing, and healthcare among many others.

Don’t worry. If you applied through JobStreet before, navigating its Overseas Jobs page will be easier for you.

So, are you ready to start looking for a job overseas? Good luck!

9 Replies to “5 Legit Websites to Help You Find a Job Overseas”

    1. Hi Jocelyn. You can check existing job openings from legitimate recruitment agencies and see which among the jobs are most applicable to you 🙂

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