We’ve heard many rather pitiful stories about overseas foreign workers who, after years of working abroad, are living very sorry lives.
I have worked overseas myself, so I know a bit of that story first hand. I wish I had been a bit smarter back then, but as they say, there’s no use dwelling in the past.
Learning a skill or getting knowledge is not really that far-fetched of an idea however far behind you think you are!
Get a piece of the pie in the job market
Now, let me go back to a post I have here. I said that if we wanted to get a piece of the pie in the job market, we would have to get some “education” somewhere or learn a skill. Never has that component ever been more urgent. In the Philippines, the skills and knowledge divide is actually quite big. Many, especially the city dwellers and those who have jobs are now getting more adept at evolving with the fast changing technological landscape. And all these technological innovations have always managed to influence how businesses are done or run and even how people live.