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Jobseekers value health, family benefits over other perks

Infographics by Pamela Ramos, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Feb 28 2018 06:07 PM | Updated as of Feb 28 2018 06:15 PM

Jobseekers are increasingly looking for health and family-related benefits when choosing employment packages, according to data gathered by online job portal Jobstreet.com. 

Seventy-nine percent of jobseekers polled put a premium on health insurance over other benefits, while 86 percent cited the importance of being allowed leaves from work to take care of sick family members.

The Jobstreet.com outlook also showed that 88 percent of jobseekers are either actively applying for jobs or monitoring job openings.