• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month
Page
  1. 1
    1
  2. 2
    2
  3. 3
    3
  4. 4
    4
  5. 5
    5
  6. 6
    6
  7. 7
    7
  8. 8
    8
  9. 9
    9
  10. 10
    10
  11. 11
    11
  12. 12
    12
  13. 13
    13
  14. 14
    14
  15. 15
    15
  16. 16
    16

Unit 1 " Starting work in business, retail

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

unit 1 business studies assignment in retail and administration, I will be investigating the following areas. I will firstly start by looking at and enquire into three different job roles that have been advertised in the newspaper or over the internet. For each job I will note down the skills, qualities and the responsibilities needed by the employer in order to carry out the job. After I have written down the three job roles I will choose one that interests me and phone or write to the employer to ask for a full job description or person specification and what are the other skills and qualities that the job requires. I will try and talk to someone about the working day that is involved and their main responsibilities. I will list the skills and qualities needed for the job that I would like to apply for then make a list of the further qualities that I would need in order to do this job. Further to this I will investigate the following types of ownerships example a Public limited company, partnership and a non profit making organization. For each business I will identify where the business is located and what products or services it provides and I will also look at the functional areas of each business and how they operate. For the three job roles I will describe what the lifestyle would be like in these and also how it would be affected by working within the organization. I will now investigate the three job roles within the areas of retail and administration that I am interested in applying for. The first job role in the retail sector is a ___Cashier The second job role in the administrative sector is date processing And the third job role retail sector and it is a stock control I found this first job by looking on the internet and this is the job specification for a supermarket assistant at John Lewis Partnership. ...read more.

Middle

Homebase serves over 1.5 million customers each week and is recognised for its imaginative, stylish and modern ranges. The Role You'll look after four senior managers of the Merchandise department, providing both with a comprehensive personal secretarial and administrative service. You'll prepare their correspondence, presentations and proposals as well as taking minutes at weekly meetings, managing their diaries, dealing with invoices and purchase orders, booking hotel accommodation and managing filing systems. You'll also regularly send information and requests for information by email and chase managers for responses. The Person You have an excellent grasp of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook. Screening calls , you'll use common sense in dealing with and prioritising enquiries and accurately taking messages. And you'll thrive in a busy working environment, happy to multi-task, manage your own workload and deal with the unexpected. Apply on line www.ArgosCareers.com I believe that I have the right skills and qualities to apply for the above job position of a merchandise administrative assistant; it requires the applicant to have the following skills I.T is very important in administrative that is data process English is also important to read. I should also have the following qualities English, math , responsibility, personality, efficiency, honesty and good manners, politeness P2 I will give a short description and examples of how these skills and qualities can be used for the job I am applying for as an merchandise administrative assistant ......skill/quality1 data processors work on computer to enter the data and fast typing and I.T skill to do the job. Skill/Quality2 reading skill is important as I.T skill. Reading is important to read what instauration is. skill/quality3 English/ English to know what are word main Skill/quality4 personality to do the job. You need the correct personality for the job skill/quality5_ teamwork is working in a group you have to be able to share the work ofwhen there are deliveries to be unloaded form the workhouse to the shop floor (M1) ...read more.

Conclusion

Your employers need you to do well on your job and want you to work but they want a good efficient work from you. D2 I will now explain how working in different types of organizations may affect my life style by looking at the features of each organization I choose to work for and how they function. This also means describing the expectations of the organizations on me and the way they operate to the money organization 1- what are its features? The features far a head cashier is required working for a bound that is sensual and sophisticated. The way this organization will affect my life style is by working more hours then I'm told because it affect my life style if I have to put them to bed give them dinner that is how it will affect my life style. Organization number2 - what are its features? The features for a training and events officer. Is that it is a company of bond. The way this organization will affect my life style is by the organization will affect me because if I am a late sleeper and I sleep late I will be late for work and that affects my life style. Organization number3-what are its features? The features are to know how to work with human resources. The way this organization will affect my life style is by the organization will affect my life style if I have a family and I have to work long hours and that will affect me by not being able see them. My conclusion to the unit starting work in business, retail and administration assignment is I like unit 1 because the things that I learnt is how the 3 job roles work and leant about retail and administration this can help me to get a better job in the future. ?? ?? ?? ?? 1 ...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 Case Studies and Analysis 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 Case Studies and Analysis essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    Skills and Knowledge Needed to Work In A Business Environment

    5 star(s)

    reveal information about them so they don?t feel comfortable, they could criticises people without considering their feelings and motivation, they could make situations worse with inappropriate remarks, language or behaviour, the person Doesn?t respect confidentiality, the person could use humour inappropriately and they could show bias and prejudice when dealing

  2. Marked by a teacher

    Ownership, stakeholders and organisation in Tescos and Oxfam.

    3 star(s)

    This will involve working closely with colleague Directors and their teams to ensure service strategies meet and exceed the demands of commissioners and that robust Divisional business development strategies are in place. To create and develop commercial opportunities to increase their income for NHS services.

  1. Unit 9: Marketing Strategy

    It will be hard to convert these people into buying from my bakery as they would simply include items such as bread or cakes in their large weekly shop, the same applies for people that answered large supermarket. These people may only become casual users of the shop when they simply "fancy a treat".

  2. (P4) Describe the Functional Activities and the Independencies of Tesco Plc and Coleraine Borough ...

    This does not however, mean the business cannot specialise in all of these areas, but no one person can manage all of these functions. Specialists can be hired in order to perform these functions; this is normally the most advisable option for small businesses.

  1. Unit 1 P5 Describe the influence of two contrasting economic environment on business activities ...

    gaining the consumers? confidence, this is because consumers will limit their spending and stop demining. This will cause businesses to reduce the prices of their products and goods so that they can break even, this will cause revenue to fall which will limit the cost of staffs, marketing mix and stop investing.

  2. The international business environment of Apple Inc

    This can have a direct impact upon the business as the language many create communicational difficulties. There are many religions in the world. Each religion will have its own beliefs and the business will have to take this into consideration when selling products.

  1. Unit 1 P3 P4 P5 P6 Business Organisation and The Business Enviroment - comparing ...

    Metros strategic planning helps the business to achieve its aims and purposes by providing a direct plan for staff to focus on objectives. A strategic plan overall produces a work plan for staff to follow so goals and achievements can be successful for opportunities in the future.

  2. Describe how visual merchandising techniques are applied to goods in different types of retail ...

    Hollister?s price points are about 20% lower than its parent Abercrombie & Fitch, who mainly aim their products at consumers, aged 18 through 22. Again, this is another method by which Hollister Co shows they appreciate the customer group they are targeting, as they provide the best quality and unique products at a reasonable and affordable price for students.

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