Popular Part Time Jobs in the Philippines for Young Filipino Job Seekers and Expats

There has been a good performance in economic development over the years in the Philippines. The country is gradually shifting from an agriculture-based economy to a service and manufacturing based economy in recent time. There is no doubt that a good number of job opportunities has been created for Filipino job seekers in various industrial sectors at different positions, roles, and levels. But in spite of that, finding out the right job that exactly matches your skill and qualification is not an easy task in the country. Hence, most job seekers prefer part-time jobs in the Philippines before opting for a full-fledged career. This is particularly helpful for young locals and expats.

Part Time Jobs in the Philippines

Recruitment assistant:

The job roles include creating candidate profiles accurately for the organization, updating candidates’ information, creating interview schedules, conducting telephonic interviews and so on. The candidate also needs to review HR data for errors or discrepancies.  This position is suitable for fresh graduates who can be given proper training from the employer while on the job. This is one of the popular part-time jobs in the Philippines taken up by candidates with little or no HR experience.

Travel consultant:

Another well-known part-time job in the Philippines is the job role as a travel consultant. With a number of travel agencies in the country and the country being a popular tourist destination, there are lots of part-time travel consultant jobs. The role requires to make reservations for general flight and direct sales, providing information about the company’s products and services, managing accounts, booking tickets, explaining travel plans, suggesting destinations and making itineraries. A work from home job with good prospects for a travel career.

Customer service representative:

Filipino job seekers can also work as customer service representatives. These part-time jobs in the Philippines are available in almost industry sectors and can be done easily from home with proper guidance at the initial stage. The primary responsibilities include responding and resolving issues on customer service inquiries, calling prospective customers to sell a product or service, educating customers on new products etc. The customer service representatives also need to maintain databases and work with support resources to solve customer issues, update data and resolve escalated issues. They need to have computer skills to work on excel and word documents.

Projects based part time jobs

Projects are a very good choice for short or long term work for Filipino job seekers. These are the latest part-time jobs in the Philippines, which have become popular as these project-based jobs do not require an extended contract. Once completed, you can pick up new projects. In this way, young Filipinos and expats keep themselves busy the entire year. Some common examples for these jobs are graphic design, transcription of audio files, writing 500-600 word articles, typing handwritten documents, and many more.

Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services

The Philippines is also a well-known destination for BPO companies, sometimes referred to as “call centers” or “contact centers”. These companies do offshore business that meets the requirements of businesses/companies from all over the world. Young local graduates can opt for a number of part-time jobs in the Philippines in these BPP companies. A computer/laptop with a good Internet connection and a small working space at home are enough for doing such jobs, and hence are quite popular.  The most common type of BPO part-time jobs in the country include English tutorial services, virtual assistant services, and other IT related work. Some of the top BPOs in the Philippines are Accenture Inc., JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A-Philippine Global Service Center, Convergys Philippines Services Corp., Telephilippines Inc., Sutherland Global Services Philippines Inc., TeleTech Offshore Investments B.V., Sitel Philippines Corp. etc.

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