The hospitality industry employs over 2 million people in the UK making it one of the biggest (and most buoyant) sectors of the economy. Opportunities for anyone wanting a career in hospitality are vast but the job roles and career paths within such a diverse industry can be confusing. This up-to-the-minute book offers clear explanations of all of the job roles possible, together with information and advice on qualifications useful for those seeking a career in hospitality.
A fully updated and revised tenth edition of this classic, best selling textbook. It remains the primary text for all students studying HRM - both undergraduate and postgraduate, as well as for students of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) diploma. The Handbook also continues to be an essential reference source for all managers concerned with personnel and HRM issues. This new edition of A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice contains a number of significant additions and revisions including substantial revisions to seventeen chapters and new chapters on: Human Capital Management, the Role of the Front Line Manager; HR Strategies; Developing and Implementing HR Strategies and Learning and Development. The new edition also contains updated material based on recent developments in HRM policy and practice and a wide range of surveys and research projects conducted by professional associations and research bodies.
Now in its 43rd edition, British Qualifications is the definitive one-volume guide to every qualification on offer in the United Kingdom. With full details of all institutions and organizations involved in the provision of further and higher education, this publication is an essential reference source for careers advisors, students and employers. It also includes a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the structure of further and higher education in the UK. The book includes information on awards provided by over 350 professional institutions and accrediting bodies, details of academic universities and colleges and a full description of the current framework of academic and vocational educational. It is compiled and checked annually to ensure accuracy of information.
The field of professional, academic and vocational qualifications is ever-changing. The new edition of this highly successful and practical guide provides thorough information on all developments. Fully indexed, it includes details on all university awards and over 200 career fields, their professional and accrediting bodies, levels of membership and qualifications. It acts as an one-stop guide for careers advisors, students and parents, and will also enable human resource managers to verify the qualifications of potential employees.
Covering the whole of Asia and the Pacific region, Asia and Pacific Review 2003-4 provides both an analytic overview and specific data for each of the 60 countries. Topics include the effects of deflation, an analysis of the terrorist threat and the water crisis and its impact on the poor.
As the importance of vocational qualifications has become firmly established, the system has become increasingly complex and hard to grasp. Now in its seventh edition, this popular and accessible reference book provides a simple guide for anyone needing information on vocational education. Fully revised and expanded to take into account recent changes in legislation, it provides up-to-date information on over 3500 vocational qualification in the UK, and is an indispensable reference source for careers advisers, human resource managers, employees, teachers and students alike. Divided into five parts, the first clarifies the role of the accrediting and major awarding bodies and explains the ma...
British Vocational Qualifications is an indispensable reference for careers advisors, human resource managers, employers, teachers and students, featuring up-to-date information on over 3,500 vocational qualifications available in the United Kingdom. These include Vocational Qualifications (VQs), National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs), Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs), Related Vocational Qualifications (RVQs) and apprenticeships. The directory also covers the latest developments within the fast-changing field of vocational qualifications, and details of awarding, examining and validating bodies. British Vocational Qualifications is a simple guide for anyone who needs to understand vocational education, whether researching what is available, verifying a qualification for legal purposes, or reviewing where best to study for them.
Now in its 47th edition, British Qualifications 2017 is the definitive one-volume guide to every qualification on offer in the United Kingdom. With an equal focus on vocational studies, this essential guide has full details of all institutions and organizations involved in the provision of further and higher education and is an essential reference source for careers advisors, students and employers. It also includes a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the structure of further and higher education in the UK. The book includes information on awards provided by over 350 professional institutions and accrediting bodies, details of academic universities and colleges and a full description of the current framework of academic and vocational education. It is compiled and checked annually to ensure accuracy of information.
Drayton Bird's Commonsense Direct and Digital Marketing is not only seen as the authority on direct marketing execution but is also widely appreciated for its engaging, non-nonsense style. The latest edition takes the book into new territory -- the field of digital marketing. It gives the marketer the tools, techniques and structures needed to produce effective and profitable marketing across the direct marketing spectrum, from simple letter to focused web-based campaigns. For anyone involved in direct marketing, this book provides not just the structure for success but also an energizing insight into the techniques behind some of the world's most successful direct marketing campaigns.
The Professionals' Guide to Publishing is a practical introduction to working in the publishing industry. The authors provide a clear overview of its many functions, including editorial, production, sales and marketing; ensuring that the reader has a firm understanding of their responsibilities and how these departments work cross-functionally. Providing a thorough grounding in how publishing works including information on permissions and the current legal framework; they also examine current and enduring trends in publishing including; networking, supply chains and e-publishing.