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Unit 1 " Starting work in business, retail

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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.


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.


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.

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