• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Describe the recruitment documentation used by ASDA

Extracts from this document...


´╗┐Unit 2 P1 Describe the recruitment documentation used in a selected organisation The selected organisation is Asda. Asda is one of the world?s most well known and valuable brands and commands a leading market share in the world?s supermarket business. Asda produces food and general household products and it also has a cafeteria McCafe which produces hot drinks, sweets and snacks. The restaurant employs about 130 people. Its structure is a tall hierarchal structure. On top you find the Head Office which consists of the owner of Asda and the board of directors, after you find the CEO of the restaurant then the Administrator. After the administrator you find the managers which on top you?ll find the first assistant manager, then the second assistant manager and after you find the swing managers. After the managers there are the crew trainers and then the crew members. Job Description A job description sets out the purpose of a job, where the job fits into the organisation structure, the main responsibilities of the job and the key tasks to be performed. A job description will set out how a particular employee will fit into the organization. It will therefore need to set out: the title of the job to whom the employee is responsible for whom the employee is responsible a simple description of the role and duties of the employee within the organization. ...read more.


A curriculum vitae (CV) is often required in place of a resume for positions in education, clinical research, work as a physician, or in certain science or publishing positions. Curriculum vitae means course of life and a CV is really a much greater accounting of what one has done with one?s life than is a resume. Unlike the resume, the CV is usually longer and more detailed. Not only will it include education, and former jobs, but it will also include details like specialized classes one has taken, publications, special licenses or affiliations, grants one has received, and any other relevant details to a position for which one is applying. In academia and research positions, prime considerations are given to not only where one studied but also what one studied. Especially in colleges, number of publications or conferences one has presented at can be major selling points. Since many colleges expect their teachers to publish, publication lists in a CV are essential. Education is not usually listed as merely a place and a degree, but generally must include short descriptions of courses that one considers particularly valuable in one?s field. As well attention must be paid to the types of experience one has had in previous jobs, whether paid or unpaid. The curriculum vitae would be relevant to Asda because this is what candidates would primarily give when applying for a position in Asda, the CV is used in all types of vacancy positions whether it being the store manager, security or sales advisors. ...read more.


Bullet points are a useful format to list details like salary, location, start date, role, purpose and experience required. A job advertisement should not use overly-technical descriptions and should address a reader directly. In addition, the information presented given should be vital and digestible. Although a company logo should be present, it should not dominate the advertisement. Asda would have to find ways to advertise their vacancies; this would not be difficult for them because of their sheer size. They have many options like their website, newspaper, job centre, internal advertisement and also advertisement within their branch. Letter of application An application letter is merely another name for a cover letter, the official business letter often included with a job application and/or resume and sent to a prospective employer. Although application letters are generally considered optional components of applying for a job, more and more frequently, employers are singling out those who actually take the time to write an application letter as their top picks. A cover letter is a document sent with your resume to provide additional information on your skills and experience. A cover letter typically provides detailed information on why you are qualified for the job you are applying for. Effective cover letters explain the reasons for your interest in the specific organization and identify your most relevant skills or experiences. This would relevant to Asda because potential candidates will have to attach a Letter of application/cover letter to give further information about themselves and why they suit the vacancy. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level People & Operations Management section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level People & Operations Management essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    Roles and Responsibilities of Staff Members at McDonalds.

    5 star(s)

    produced by an economy, economic growth appears when McDonalds raises prices of their foods to cover costs. Fuel prices have recently been $145 per barrel but have recently dropped, the fears of the economy going into another recession means that the prices may drop again.

  2. Marked by a teacher

    NVQ2 Business and admin assessment 1. Know the employment rights and responsibilities of ...

    4 star(s)

    do your work in order for them to do theirs for example I currently work as a packer in a warehouse, if someone who works on picking does not do their job quickly enough and within their timescales I have no work to do and the customer does not get

  1. Recruitment. Identify how two organisations plan recruitment using internal and external sources.

    Online advertising is very popular, some companies may have a section on their website about vacancies or they may use job searching websites. They charge companies to advertise and can generate a lot of response. People can also post their CV online for potential employers to search for them.

  2. Presenting Business Information

    earn their lifetime loyalty Whether we are working in UK or overseas, our vision values remain the same. We always try to make sure we meet our customer's needs and wants. Logos Logotype is unique, design sign, designed for a business so that it can be recognised in any part of the world.

  1. Recruitment. I am writing this report to describe how each organisation plans and conducts ...

    It is the responsibility of the human resources department to manage the recruitment and selection process. It is their job to look at whether more labour is needed and if so then they need to start the recruitment and selection process and make sure that they get the right people for the right jobs.

  2. The main aim of this research is to evaluate the information on the human ...

    It is important that linkage strategy and human resource management needs the series of practice choice. The challenge is to develop the human resource practice choice that will be helpful in implanting the organization strategy and increase its competition. 2.11 Human resource development Human resource development is the executing and

  1. Recruitment at Asda - creating a job advert and related documents.

    For the important points I applied them with bold headings and big font size so that it can be notified it easily. I kept my document simple which makes it look professional and clearer to read. I also took some of the information from task 2 where I had said

  2. Motivation within a workplace - examples from Asda.

    This supports the statement that human motivation is a personal characteristic, and not a one fits all option. [3] A successful workplace is one in which people enjoy their work. Employees are most likely to be motivated when they are given responsibility.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work