Succeed in the workplace
Succeed in the workplace

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Succeed in the workplace

1.1 Picking out the details from a job advert

Many employers will supply a job description and a person specification. The job description tells you about the job and the person specification what abilities, qualities and qualifications are required. Job adverts will usually be based on these two documents and present the most important aspects of them.

The job advertisement you’ve already looked at has both these elements, so provides good practice in analysing what is expected of you.

This activity helps you to ‘spot’ useful information in an advert and to interpret what it asks of you.

Activity 1 The NHS advert: what does it tell you?

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The next section will provide you with nine key areas to look for in any job advert.

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