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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Why high benefits but low salaries suit public sector employees

Face it, you don't join most elements of the public service if you are looking for "promotion opportunities", i.e. salary growth. What's more, the nature of the work is not often not described as "creative".

Therefore, the types of people attracted to these jobs are so-called "lifers", in personnel speak.

Thus, they will value benefits and stability, more than salary.