Government jobs not as attractive as in the past - survey

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Johannesburg – Government jobs are no longer as attractive as they have been historically, a survey revealed.

According to Universum Global’s survey on employer attractiveness for students and young professionals, released on Friday, government departments and parastatals have declined in attractiveness from the previous year.

The survey collected responses from 46 981 student and 22 321 professionals across different areas of work such as engineering, science, humanities, law and business, among others. Respondents vote from a list of companies on who they view to be the most attractive employers, Universum explained.

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