U 4 – Task 2a & 2b

Assessment criterion 1.1

  1. Understand how to use sources of information about jobs
1.1 Explain the roles of different sources of information (Employment Agencies, Newspapers, Job Centres, Noticeboards Word Of Mouth, Specialist Magazines and how they support job seekers

Your employer wants to make sure that new job entrants are aware of the four sectors they can potentially work in: Public, Private, Voluntary and Self-Employed so that job seekers are better informed of the conditions they can expect.
To ensure new job entrants are aware of these differences you have been asked to produce a report using examples from the types of job roles you would like to do, (refer to the mind mapping exercise you completed in the introductory task for this unit) using them as case studies in your report to highlight the main differences.

Activity 1 – Determining typical main sector characteristics

Sector statements D&D

Activity 2 – Public Vs Private sector Pros and Cons

Private Vs Public

Task 2 – Research job roles across sectors

a)  Research job roles across the 4 different sectors (public, private, voluntary and self-employed sector).  highlighting the differences in working conditions, salary and benefits, terms of employment, ethics and values of the organisation.

b) Your report should reflect on what sector you would prefer to work in and why?

Task 2a & 2b – Research job roles across sectors