of Government Service in Against the Private Job
Mr. Satpal Panika
Department of Mathematics
Working in any department, agency run by the government for the people
of country, states is known as government service and when we work for any
particular agency or firm which is run by an individual is known as private
job. In the private job the whole gain is for that individual and he distribute
the salary to his workers. Private job
and government job are
employment, each with
advantages and disadvantages.
between private and government
depend on a person’s personal
preferences and career
goals. In terms of job security,
salary, benefits and work environment these are different. Private jobs are
offered by companies, organizations or individuals in the private sector and
focused on generating profits. They offer a more flexible work environment but
job security can be uncertain in other hand government jobs are offered by
government agencies and departments and are focused on serving the public. They
offer more job security but they may have a more bureaucratic work environment.
The dilemma faced by every person
that which job is best private or government? Government jobs are considered
very prestigious in Indian society while the private sector provides better
work as well as better pay. Difference between government and private jobs can
be fill as below-
Salary hikes and promotions: Regardless of which department
you are in, you will expect a salary increase, promotion and appraisal based on
your hard work. Most employees in the private sectors get salary hikes or
promotions after every year or half a year. But in some private sectors it is
not fixe to increase the salary of every employee.
Benefits & Allowances: Government jobs are the first
priority of many people because it has many benefits. Government employees get
many benefits like pension, provident fund, housing, transportation cost etc.
However, this is not the case in the private sector.
Combat: The race to get a government job
is very difficult. Almost all government jobs are recruited on the basis of a
competitive exam and students from all states and across the country
participate in it, making the competition very tough. The selection process in
the private sector is not so competitive. That is why first of all you have to
try for government job and private job should be the last choice.
Control Level: In government offices, the level
of control is quite low. A government job gives you the freedom to work
independently, but in a restricted space. With private jobs, the level of
control is generally high and does not have much freedom.
Job flexibility: Private jobs provide flexible
working hours, work from home, remote work and many such provisions. Government
jobs can also be flexible, but not as much as private jobs.
Work satisfaction: This parameter varies from person
to person. What may be interesting for one can be monotonous work for the
other. However, it is commonly seen that government jobs become monotonous and
employees feel dissatisfied with their work.
Job Security: Government jobs provide job
security while there is no job security in the private sector. Once you get a
government job, you don’t fear losing it unless you do something very big.
However, this is not the case in the private sector. There is a tension of
losing the job.
Low pressure: Private jobs put more pressure on
an employee than a government job. Processes in government jobs are easier than
in private sectors.
Days of vacation: When working for the government,
you get to enjoy all the holidays of the calendar. However, this is not the
case in the private sector. The private sector gives limited holidays leaving
employees with little time to spend with their families.
Pension: There is no provision of pension
in the private sector while government jobs provide it. Pension is a very
important aspect in an employee’s life as it secures their retirement so that
they do not have to worry about earning in their old age.
Pay: Salary packages in the private
sector are more attractive than government jobs. However, government jobs offer
certain perks that are not included with private jobs.
Selection Process: The selection process of
government jobs is very tough as candidates from across the country compete for
very few posts. However, in case of private jobs the selection is usually done
through an interview.
Social prestige: The government job is very
prestigious by the society. Only a select few candidates can crack these exams,
which is a matter of great pride for the candidates.
choice of getting a private job or applying for a government job often leaves
students confused. In this article, we will discuss the advantages and
disadvantages of working in both areas. Both government jobs and private jobs
can be equally rewarding. It depends on a person what they expect from
themselves and what kind of lifestyle they want to choose. Getting a government
job can be difficult, but with proper coaching for government exams, one can
easily pass them. Private sectors do not require you to pass any examination,
as selection is mostly on the basis of unit interview.
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