WCSE 2022 Spring
ISBN: 978-981-18-5852-9 DOI: 10.18178/wcse.2022.04.142

Factors Affecting Career Decision of Overseas Filipino Workers in Singapore Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Social Cognitive Theory Approach

Bernadette Joy Banawa Belmoro, Yogi Tri Prasetyo, Satria Fadil Persada, Reny Nadlifatin

Abstract— The main driver for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) to migrate for work is better opportunities. However, factors regarding career decisions in their respective host country is an interesting angle to look at specially during this time of pandemic. This paper presented the different factors and how these factors affect the chosen respondents in Singapore by designing a survey through the aid of Social Cognitive Career Theory (SCCT) and analyzing the data using Pearson Correlation. The result of the study will help future researchers whose research’s focus is migration and migrant workers.

Index Terms— social cognitive career theory, pearson correlation, OFW.

Bernadette Joy Banawa Belmoro
School of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Mapúa University, Philippines
Yogi Tri Prasety
School of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Mapua University, Philippines
Satria Fadil Persada
Entrepreneurship Department, BINUS Business School Undergraduate Program, Bina Nusantara University, Indonesia
Reny Nadlifatin
Department of Information Systems, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Kampus ITS Sukolilo, Indonesia


Cite: June Romagaille O. Pereña, Yogi Tri Prasetyo, Thanatorn Chuenyindee, Satria Fadil Persada, " Study on Impact of Increased Virtual Meetings and Collaborations on Mental Workload, Sense of Productivity, and Well-being of Employees Working Remotely, " WCSE 2022 Spring Event: 2022 9th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Applications, pp. 1234-1239, Sanya, China, April 15-18, 2022.