Note on Meanings of Job Tasks, Position and Occupation

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Job task

The increasing of work in the organization is called the job. For instance, a Job is "Monthly Marketing."The job is considered as Forest while each people as tree is activities.The important steps needed for completing a Job are called task. Tasks can be thought as Incremental steps essential for completing a given Job. A Job has multiple Tasks but all Tasks have to be completed before the job is reviewed and archived. The "Monthly Marketing" example of job can be split down into smaller Tasks. For example, Client Information is retrieved. Client Information must not have any error. Client Information must be stored.The duties or responsibilities that must be performed on a job are called job tasks. Multiple tasks are performed on the job by various workers. For instance, meetings are arranged by the secretary, are typed and run errands for his boss. The tasks that employee must perform on jobs are defined as the job description. The list of duties and responsibilities of employers that describe a job is the job description.There are different job tasks defined according to the nature of work we do. For instance, farmer performs more labor-related tasks than engineers or marketers. A farmer may take seeds; go to the field when necessary. Marketers present their goods and services customers or engineer and doctors diagnose patients who are sick and build the house. The task you may perform is usually with your education. For example, the design of buildings is drawn by the architecture which carpenters and contractors build. The architect gets his education from college and studying architecture. The larger project which must be finished is the task of the employee. For example, as a marketing research manager, a questionnaire must be written and the agency must be hired for a particular project. The survey data must be analyzed and has to write a report when completing the survey. You may be assigned to multiple tasks at the different time. So, you must complete these tasks within a certain time frame for managing the time. The tasks which are more strategic in nature help to create a business plan. For example, as a new businessman you will spend much of your time making plans for your business. You must decide to advertise your firm and with low price for your products. Doing such things helps on gaining the competition, at low prices on par with competitors, for instance. It is necessary for you in deciding what types of the consumer of business customers to target. The tasks will develop to strategic when you promote into higher-level positions.

Job Position

All positions have to be based on the content of descriptive position. The responsibilities that include the general types of work performed, the level of the task performed, the skills and knowledge required for competitive performance and other component are called the job. The salary grade is identified by job description. The element that is used for budgeting and posting purposes and is new to the worker is called position. The duties of individual worker are included by position. The compensation teams obtain accurate market compensations, which helped management to compare the cost of market payment for similar jobs. The 'Job Title' such as Sales Manager, HR Manager, Marketing manager etc is similar to the job position. 'Job' refers to the duties that must be performed at a particular 'position' in the right time. For instance, if someone asks question 'Who are you in this firm?', you will tell him about your position in the firm, but if someone told you 'what do you do here?' you tell him about the 'job' you do. Before recruitment, it is necessary for conducting a 'job analysis'. Job analysis is the method through which a description must be developed at present methods and procedures by doing a job, physical conditions for doing the job, the relation of the job between the organization, and conditions about employment.

Occupation

occupation may refer to the role of individual in a society, routine task is performed for payment.The person who serves another person through the hire is called employment. The course through life is called the career. The vocation developed through specialized training is called the profession. An occupation to which an individual is specially related is called the vocation. A category in the standard occupation system of classification is included in occupation. Space is occupied, either from coercion, by force, or through written agreement. The martial controls of territories, political demonstrations, use of a building are included in occupation. The word job, occupation, and "career" are considered as the same thing. But they contain they have very distinct meanings. They are, you get paid for a work or position in a job. Example: a civil engineering at ABC Company. An occupation includes the job that always have the same job duties. People who work in an occupation do relevant activities and require similar training. Such as: engineer, teachers, or doctor. A career is attached to you in your whole life which is also called a “career path.” When you work in jobs, you develop skills, knowledge, and experiences. Your life is developed with education, training, work experience, and community involvement. The work that is not paid and hobbies are also included. When you understand what you need to do to improve your skills or move up at such time you are managing your career. You stuck with your existing your skills and knowledge. The jobs become a part of career when you set a goal in your life. The short- and long-term goals are mostly set by the successful person. They tend to achieve their goals in the future through setting goals.What’s the difference between an occupation and an industry?
The occupation means what you do, or what type of job you have. The industry includes all the activities you tend to do it or a type of business. A janitor occupation is mostly included by most of the industries. Health care industry consists of many occupations such as doctors, nurse, and patient in health care. The difference between occupations and industries help you to understand what type of work employee want for doing, and place the employee want to work. It will also help to provide information about how you can prepare for such work and you will be better at your searching your job.

Reference

Dessler, Gary.a Framework for Human Resource Management.Florida: Pearson Education Asia, 2002.

http://www.managementstudyguide.com/job-design.htm

  • The increasing of work in the organization is called the job. For instance, a Job is "Monthly Marketing."The job is considered as Forest while each people tree is activities.
  • All positions have to be based on the content of descriptive position. The responsibilities that include the general types of work performed, the level of the task performed, the skills and knowledge required for competitive performance and other component are called the job.
  • The person who serves another person through the hire is called employment. The course through life is called the career. The vocation developed through specialized training is called the profession. An occupation to which an individual is specially related is called vocation.
  • The duties or responsibilities that must be performed on a job are called job tasks. Multiple tasks are performed on job by various workers. For instance, meetings are arranged by secretary, are typed and run errands for his boss.
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