A contract of employment is a contract used in labour law to attribute rights and responsibilities between parties to a bargain. Then contract is held between an employer and an employee. In this scenario it is held between the school and the student.
The contract varies as to what job they are applying for. At Brockenhurst College, the contract is normally ‘term time-only’. This contract applies for most school and college students as it helps employees with some children. Some employers offer flexi-time contracts where employees work a set of core hours and then additional hours on top according to their needs and those of the business.
Curriculum Vitae shortened to CV is a document one uses to apply for employment. It provides detailed information about an individual’s educational and work history. For example, it displays their qualifications and previous jobs.
The rights that an employee has to be treated in a fair, morally acceptable, or legal way which is signed by both the employer and the employee to show that they agree with the terms. The basic rights include pay, contracts, holiday and sick pay, agency workers’ rights, flexible working and parental rights.
The application form asks for specific details from the employee.
• Personal Information-Full name, address, phone no, email, insurance number.
• Secondary Education-Schools attended.
• Further or Higher Education-College or University, course attended.
• Qualifications Obtained-Exam/qualification, grade and year.
• Professional Development-Name of course, year, name of organisers.
The job description tells the employee the specification of the job. This includes:
• The job name
• The working hours
• Purpose of post
A cover letter, covering letter, motivation letter, motivational letter or a letter of motivation is a letter of introduction attached to, or accompanying another document such as a résumé or curriculum vitae.
Job seekers frequently send a cover letter along with their curriculum vitae or applications for employment as a way of introducing themselves to potential employers and explaining their suitability for the desired positions.
Identified from job description and application form Describe how I can demonstrate these skills now or in the future i.e. at the end of my course
Employability Grade C in English and Grade B in Maths. Spent work experience at an accountancy firm. Have experience in an office. Experienced with technology and Microsoft Office applications. Can work flexible hours, including early/late shifts and peak times. 7 subjects passed at GCSE’s Use Microsoft Office such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint for documents, paperwork and presentations. GCSE Computing will give me experience when using computers and Microsoft Office.
Personal Accuracy and attention to detail
A desire to achieve excellent organisation and administrative skills. Energy and enthusiasm for providing excellent customer service.
Commitment to maximising opportunities for own learning and development. Desire to contribute to the continuing development and effectiveness of the student admin, admissions and school liaison team. Concentration to do work at office to a high standard. Help out around the office, contribute to other people’s work determined to get work done and improve. Have commitment to a job and develop learning.
Communication Able to cooperate well and work as part of a team, establishing a good relationship with colleagues, staff and managers. Can to communicate with students either speaking, texting or emailing. Talk to co-workers and communicate to clients via email, phone or face-to-face. These skills can help for the future in sales, presentations and negotiations
Recruitment is a core function of human resource management. It is the first step of appointment. Recruitment refers to the overall process of attracting, selecting and appointing suitable candidates for jobs within an organization.
A lot of time and effort needs to be put into identifying what qualities and experiences are needed to do a particular job. Even more time and effort is needed to find the suitable person for the job. This involves a lot of paperwork and several procedures. It is very important as the employer needs to be certain that the right person is employed for the job and is suitable with the right qualifications, experience and skills.
Employee retention refers to the ability of an organization to retain its employees and can be represented by a simple statistic. However, many consider employee retention as relating to the efforts by which employers attempt to retain employees in their workforce. An example of this is a company have a retention rate of 80% usually indicates that an organization kept 80% of its employees in a given time period. Retention is very important as it has many benefits and is more effective than getting a new employee. One benefit of retention is that is saves the business money. Costs for replacing an employee tend to be around 50% of an employee’s annual salary. Hiring a new employee can be a hard process and it when they find an employee suitable, it will take time for them to settle in and adjust with others.
These are the skills that you have that are needed by an individual to make them more employable. Skills needed for a job are usually specified by the employer by essential and desirable skills. The skills listed essential are skills that the applicant needs to possess. For example, for a job in human resources the specified essential skills are usually organization, multitasking, negotiation, communication, discrete and ethical, dual focus, conflict management and problem Solving. These skills are vital in work as the labour market is extremely competitive so employers are looking for the most suitable employee with the best employability skills such as commitment, teamwork and organisation.