Many graduates might be tempted by a higher salary or perks from the private sector, but Virginia Hill, President of Young Government Leaders, says public service still holds substantial allure.
Virginia Hill, President of Young Government Leaders (YGL), says that the enduring power of government to attract strong applicants comes down to several factors. “First and foremost is mission,” she explains. “The public sector may not be able to compete with some of the salaries, innovations, or the fast pace at which some private companies might move, but millennials are attracted to government careers because of the mission. This is an area where we have the advantage hands down.”
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