The path taken: Philippine overseas workers’ facts in an infographic

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picture-24-newDecember is a pretty special time in the Philippines, not only as the country celebrates Christmas but also because its a time to to reflect upon the sacrifices of the Overseas Foreign Workers (OFW’s) during what is known as the ‘Month of Overseas Filipinos’ that depart their native land for a variety of reasons with the primary goal being to help better the lives of loved ones left behind. Investvine takes a look at the path taken by OFW’s and those on the archipelago, what path will you take in 2016?

Interesting facts:

Funds remitted back from the United States in 2014 is almost 5 times the funds remitted from Saudi Arabia, even though Saudi Arabia was the top OFW destination in 2014. One of the reasons for this lies in the fact that there are over 3.5 million Filipinos in the United States currently as opposed to just over a million in Saudi Arabia.

The top salaries for fresh graduates are mostly within the BPO industry.

45% of people surveyed by investvine leave their current jobs either due to lack of career development at their present jobs or due to their salaries not being enough.

The top wage earner on average in the Philippines is a software architect, taking home a cool 330,000 PHP a month, whereas bringing up the rear of the list is a tailor/fitter on 5,000 PHP a month.

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December is a pretty special time in the Philippines, not only as the country celebrates Christmas but also because its a time to to reflect upon the sacrifices of the Overseas Foreign Workers (OFW's) during what is known as the 'Month of Overseas Filipinos' that depart their native land for a variety of reasons with the primary goal being to help better the lives of loved ones left behind. Investvine takes a look at the path taken by OFW's and those on the archipelago, what path will you take in 2016? Interesting facts: Funds remitted back from the United States...

picture-24-newDecember is a pretty special time in the Philippines, not only as the country celebrates Christmas but also because its a time to to reflect upon the sacrifices of the Overseas Foreign Workers (OFW’s) during what is known as the ‘Month of Overseas Filipinos’ that depart their native land for a variety of reasons with the primary goal being to help better the lives of loved ones left behind. Investvine takes a look at the path taken by OFW’s and those on the archipelago, what path will you take in 2016?

Interesting facts:

Funds remitted back from the United States in 2014 is almost 5 times the funds remitted from Saudi Arabia, even though Saudi Arabia was the top OFW destination in 2014. One of the reasons for this lies in the fact that there are over 3.5 million Filipinos in the United States currently as opposed to just over a million in Saudi Arabia.

The top salaries for fresh graduates are mostly within the BPO industry.

45% of people surveyed by investvine leave their current jobs either due to lack of career development at their present jobs or due to their salaries not being enough.

The top wage earner on average in the Philippines is a software architect, taking home a cool 330,000 PHP a month, whereas bringing up the rear of the list is a tailor/fitter on 5,000 PHP a month.

Myanmar farmers point at ‘positive effects’ of growing poppy – for them
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