If their current company'sculture deteriorates, 71 percent of employees would start lookingfor new opportunities elsewhere. (Photo: Shutterstock)

When considering a job, salary is top of mind for practicallyeveryone, but most job seekers also check out what an employerstands for and how they treat workers before they actually apply,according to Glassdoor's Mission & Culture Survey 2019.

Glassdoor surveyed more than 5,000 adults in the U.S., U.K.France and Germany, and found that the vast majority (79 percent)would consider a company's mission and purpose before applying fora job there, and 77 percent would consider a company's culture.

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.