Bayanihan: A returnee’s bridge to success
Globalisation has made the world a much smaller place than ever before. Amid these changing times, however, is the unwavering spirit of community, or as it is known in the Philippines: ‘Bayanihan’.
Under our Bayanihan: Tulay sa Tagumpay program, Michael Page connects overseas or returnee Filipinos with Philippines’ largest companies and brands. Our strong relationships and network with businesses ensures that you find a suitable job opportunity back home that will build your career in the long term.
You will be guided along every step of the way as you navigate your journey back home. Many of our experienced consultants are either returnee themselves, or have extensive experience working with returning Filipinos.
Why Filipinos are coming home
| Care for family|
and elderly parents
| Explore alternative,|
exciting career options
|Contribute back to a burgeoning economy|
It’s a great time to be home
A transformed, dynamic working culture
Filipino companies are growing exponentially
Returnee talent are heavily in demand as businesses digitalise
Led with local expertise
Our unique Bayanihan: Tulay sa Tagumpay campaign is led by Carla Lastimosa, the Director of Michael Page Philippines and a returning Filipina herself.
She is a headhunter with 18 years of experience and recruits primarily in C-level and senior management positions in the Philippines.
Carla has amassed broad knowledge of multiple industries, including Industrial, FMCG, E-commerce, Retail, 3PL and Services.
Carla's advice for Filipinos considering a move home
- Relocating is a big decision, even if it’s back to your home country
Consider your motivating factors, and what that would mean for your dependents. Most importantly, ask yourself: are you ready for this change?
- Open your mind to new career opportunities
Many companies offer excellent roles for returnees for senior regional positions as part of their succession planning.
- Enjoy the process!
Get peace of mind by working with experts that can guide you in your journey home, alleviating stress so you can focus on celebrating the new milestone in your life.