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​​Do I need to pay fees?

One of HelperChoice's missions is to give domestic helpers financial autonomy by not charging them any placement fees or salary deductions. We promise the platform will forever be free for domestic h…

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How much is the salary offered?

HelperChoice ensures salary stated in job ad on our website meets the minimum wage set by the local government or the government of the helper's home country. Some employers may offer an amount highe…

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Tips to Ace your Interview!

Establish dependability as a helper Start by being on time for your interview. Most employers are looking for helpers they can consistently rely on to accomplish their daily tasks so showing that you…

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Can I apply on behalf of someone else?

All applicants must register and create a profile themselves to ensure the accuracy of information provided. Submitting an application on behalf of your friend or relative is not allowed on HelperCho…

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Do you have age limit for a helper?

While we do not discriminate against any age. Many employers prefer applicants to be between 21 and 45 years old. If you are outside this age range, it is less likely that you will find an employer m…

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When is it best to look for a job?

As most of the employers are looking for helpers to start within 2 months, we strongly suggest helpers who want to seek a new job register on HelperChoice website and start the job search 3 months be…

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Where are the jobs located?

Jobs offered on HelperChoice are mainly located in Hong Kong, Singapore and Saudi Arabia. We will open the platform to new regions soon! Due to regulatory restrictions, jobs in the US, Canada and Rus…

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Can I meet up with the family before accepting the job?

You are free to meet with the family before accepting the job. In fact, this is encouraged so you and your employer can get to know each other better. Just be sure to have a clear agreement or conver…

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Are employers' ads checked by HelperChoice?

In order to provide a reliable and safe application experience, HelperChoice does check employers' job ad and their profile. Helper's profiles are also being screened.

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​Can I Filter My Employer Search?

Can I Filter My Employer Search?. Yes you can filter your employer or job search by using these parameters: Relevance. Distance. Publish Date. In case you haven’t found the answer you were looking fo…

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How long does it take to get a job?

There is no standard on the time to get a new job since you registered on HelperChoice. Candidates must search for jobs and contact employers themselves. The whole process can take from less than one…

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Can a couple apply for a job?

Most of the time, our employers are looking for only one domestic helper. A HelperChoice user profile is for one person only. If you and your partner would like to apply for a job, you will need to c…

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What kind of jobs are available on HelperChoice?

HelperChoice is an online platform dedicated to migrant domestic workers. As such, jobs available are only domestic worker related. Domestic work varies according to the family's needs. Sometimes, th…

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Do you accept male applicants

We welcome male applicants to register on our website. However, most of our employers are looking for female candidates. Job offers for gardeners and family drivers are rare. In case you haven’t foun…

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Why can't I see phone numbers of employers?

In order to protect HelperChoice users' personal privacy, we do not share contact numbers of employers. If you are interested in a job ad on our website, you can contact employers by following the st…

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​Why Am I Not Receiving Replies From Helperchoice Employers?

HelperChoice allows helpers to search for employers and contact them directly via our online messaging system. Unlike other agencies, helpers can search for employers themselves!

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​Why am I not receiving messages from employers?

If you do not receive much response from employers you contacted, it might be because your profile is not good enough. Click to see how you can improve that.

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How do I check messages from employers?

HelperChoice platform allows direct messaging between employers and domestic helpers. You will be notified when someone contacts you and you can reply to them right away!

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Do I need to pay premium to contact employers?

At HelperChoice, domestic helpers are free to access job opportunities so that they do not need to be in debt. Premium subscription is only for employers.

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Where is HelperChoice located?

HelperChoice is an online platform for job seeking helpers and employers who are looking for a helper. We do not have any physical offices for job applications. An online registration is required in…

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How do I contact employers in HelperChoice?

Once you have created an account on HelperChoice, you will see in your dashboard a list of employers who are looking for a helper. Simply click the contact or send message button.

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Are my contact details visible?

No, your contact details are not visible to all employers. Only premium employers can see your contact details once they try to get in touch with you. In case you haven’t found the answer you were lo…

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What If I Am Not Interested with the Job Offer?

There are two ways for you to find a job in the platform. First is by sending a message to employers and directly apply to the job ads you are interested in. The Second one is by responding to the me…

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Can I apply if I am not located abroad?

Yes, we welcome candidates from anywhere to apply. However, candidates who are currently in Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia and Singapore are most likely to be hired since they are already in the employer's…

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​ Overseas Recruitment Update due to Covid-19

On account of the increasing number of positive Covid-19 cases in several countries, the local governments of Hong, Kong, Singapore and Saudi Arabia have decided to close international flights and te…

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How should I introduce myself?

When you create your profile, we will ask you to describe yourself. You should showcase the qualities that you think are most important to employers. Good qualities can be trustworthy, tidy or patien…

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