Inrecent years, there are people in expanding numbers who have participated inthe test for civil servants. Millions of students choose civil servant as theirmost ideal occupation after graduation. According to the authoritative statistic,more than 1.5 million people take the exam, and the most competed positionratio is 9175:1.The craze in civil service exam has attracted widespread attention.In my opinion, people take part in the exam should basis on their personalityand dreams, not just drifting with the current.
Firstand foremost, one of fundamental causes which accounts for this kind of crazeis that most people think civil servant is the iron rice bowl, having lessstress in job market. Nowadays, not only fresh graduate faces great employment pressure,but also many high-educated, such as boffin, white-collar, have the samepressure. People who work in companies have to work overtime without paying.Besides, with the stronger ability of young people have, the larger chance they would get, when they become older, they would worry about theincreasingly fierce competition of society. But the civil service is different.It is stable, as long as they don't make any big mistakes, they would not befired.
Moreover,the high social position of civil servants is a crucial factor to attract manypeople to take part in the exam. In recent years, accompanied with the policyof reform and opening-up, both of national and local civil servants are morerespected. In addition, the mind of “A good scholar will make an official” hasdeeply rooted in people’s hearts. Most people think that civil servants owningpower would glorify and illuminate the ancestors.
Lastbut not least, the welfare and salary of civil servants have been improvedgreatly, which undoubtedly become people’s preferable choices. In some bigcities of China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, registered permanent residence isvery important. House, school and medical insurance all link together with it. Generally,enterprise will not solve these problems for employees easily.
Toconclusion, this craze for civil service exam will keep a long time inthe following years. If most high quality talents gather in the governmentdepartments, it might lead to a waste of resources. Both the individuals andthe government should have a more objective recognition of the civil service exam.