Leaving your family thousand miles away is the biggest challenge every OFW needs to face. But through these qualities, an OFW could become a SUCESSFUL OFW, making the loneliness abroad and temporary separation of families worth it all.
To be able to attain and maintain the job you are currently in, and OFW should be flexible enough to handle certain jobs outside your educational attainment. Filipinos are known to be flexible and multi-skilled making it as a great advantage against other nationalities.
To survive in other countries with all the other nationalities around you, an OFW should ultimately be patient. It is very hard to work with people which has different beliefs from you. But you need to adopt, adjust and be patient so as to promote harmony towards other people.
Just the thought of becoming an OFW gives you chills especially if you don’t have relatives in the country you are planning to go. But Filipinos are courageous enough to grab the opportunity of working abroad and helping their families back home. You will face a lot of difficulties once you step foot in a different country. Feelings like depression and homesickness is very common to almost all OFW’s yet if you just see the better side of working abroad, you’ll realize that this opportunity could change your life and the lives of the people you love to the utmost level.
In most foreign nations, employers prefer hiring Filipino workers because of their level of competency. Filipinos said to be better paid abroad compared to other nationalities. And because English language is taught in the Philippines, it is much easier to communicate with employers and co-workers to promote harmony in the work area.
- Happy Disposition
You can’t stay depress and heartbroken because your family is away from you when you go abroad. A happy disposition in life could help you get through all the hard times and failures you might encounter in other countries. A happy OFW is a progressive OFW.