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Recommended Reference Books - Job Descriptions
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Hospitality and Tourism (Gale OneFile).
Full-text articles related to all aspects of the hospitality industry including food and beverage, travel and tourism, casinos, hotels, cruise lines, leisure studies and more.
Hospitality & Tourism Complete
Full-text articles and country specific reports related to all aspects of the hospitality industry including food and beverage, travel and tourism, casinos, hotels, cruise lines, leisure studies and more.
RKMA Market Research Handbooks (R.K. Miller)
Comprehensive market assessments including forecasts, trends, and statistics. Access handbooks for the Casino, Healthcare, Entertainment, Food & Beverage, Leisure, Retail, Sports Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Hotel, and Travel & Tourism sectors.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text
Many full-text articles from sports and sports medicine journals plus books and book chapters.
Reports include demographics, market trends, forecasts, analysis of major brands, new products, and buyer behavior in such fields as Food & Beverage, Hospitality, Retail, Technology, and more.
Business Source Complete
Company profiles (w/ SWOT analyses), industry profiles, market research reports, case studies, country reports, business-related articles, and streaming videos from the Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series.
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Job Descriptions vs. Job Postings
A job description is a detailed list of responsibilities or duties along with the necessary qualifications for the job (skills, education, etc.).
- Usually include job summary, job functions and qualifications.
- In a way, the job description almost serves as a contract with the employee and employer.
- They list the expectations of the employers and could serve as grounds for dismissal if not followed by the employee.
A job posting is an advertisement posted by an employer looking to hire an employee for an open position.
- Usually include contact information, employer name, salary information, job details and open position.
- The posting MAY or MAY NOT include a job description telling candidates what the job entails.