Financial Crisis Spurs Interest in Civil Service Jobs

From China Daily:

Civil service jobs have gradually become popular again with growing numbers of graduates nominating them as their “ideal jobs”.

Amid the current global financial crisis’ implications for the private sector, the website for national civil service exams crashed on its first live day on Monday, the Beijing Morning Post reported Tuesday.

A recent China Youth Daily survey on shows around 86 percent of the 2,440 respondents considered taking the exam in a bid to join the public sector.

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