JobStreet.com's New Online Resource Seeks to Help Employers Curb Nationwide Dip in Job Satisfaction


BY WHATSHAPPENING  
Published · Friday, July 19, 2019 04:15 PM


Amidst the nationwide prevalence of low job satisfaction among Filipino workers, JobStreet.com commissioned a study to pinpoint where the problems lie. The study is the biggest ever conducted by JobStreet.com, involving 18,378 Filipino employees across different job levels in 25 key industries.

The results from the study determined several key factors that directly affect job satisfaction. But more importantly, it revealed that these factors aren't the same across different industries.



"Different industries attract different people. What we learned is that candidates from different industries have different goals and are therefore driven by different motivations," says Philip Gioca, Country Manager of JobStreet.com. "Understanding these minute differences could hold the key to increasing job satisfaction among employees. 

According to JobStreet, the study explains why there is no single cookie-cutter approach to attracting and retaining employees. The data draws the differences between industries: While salary is the key driver for those in Call Center (BPO) jobs, it only ranks second for those in Engineering, which ranks Career/Development opportunities as the primary motivation. 

Those with government jobs are driven by higher Job security; on the other hand, for people in Marketing/Advertising/Media, job security is the lowest concern.

CSR is important for those in the Food & Beverage industry, as well as for Agriculture. This is due to more visibility on the actions these industries can take towards sustainability and the environment.

Different age groups also tend to favor different industries. More Gen Z employees tend to gravitate towards Accounting and Marketing, while Millennials prefer Healthcare and consulting jobs in Science and Technology. General and Wholesale trading, the Automotive industry, and IT are skewed in favor of GenX.

"This year's study is not just the largest study we've done-It is also the most granular study we've ever conducted. The unprecedented level of detail in the data gives us actionable insights on even the tiniest factors that can make or break an employee," adds Gioca.

To help employers understand and address these industry specific challenges, JobStreet.com is launching a knowledge resource called Laws of Attraction. The new online tool provides insights drawn from JobStreet.com's comprehensive study of Filipino workers, allowing employers to develop effective strategies for attracting and keeping satisfied employees. It is the latest in the arsenal of tools that has made JobStreet.com the leading talent partner for hirers in the Philippines. 

For more information on the industry-specific drivers that affect employee satisfaction, visit Laws of Attraction at JobStreet.com


JobStreet.com is a leading online job board presently covering the employment markets in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam. JobStreet.com currently services over 230,000 corporate hirers and over 15 million jobseekers in its database. JobStreet.com also owns WorkAbroad.ph, the no.1 talent and employment marketplace in the Philippines and in Asia; and JobXpress.com, the fast, efficient, and reliable job search portal for technical and vocational workers. Go to JobStreet.com.ph or check out JobStreet Philippines on Facebook for the latest updates.






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