TYPES OF CONTRACTExplain the following types of contracts, including advantages anddisadvantagesFull-time- This is when someone has to work a minimum hours which hasbeen defined by his/her employer. It does come with benefits which isnot usually offered to part-time, temporary or flexible hours. Some ofthese benefits are annual leave, sick leave and health insurance.They’re often considered careers and usually pay more than part-timejobs. They also carry more hours per week.Part-time- This is when someone carries fewer hours per week than a full-time job, they work fewer than 30 or 25 hours per week. There are manyreasons for working part-time for example having your hours cut backby an employer and being unable to find a full-time job. Part-time jobscan be advantages for students, because they’re studying in eithercollege or university they might need the extra money but they’d haveto work around their time table hours.
Freelance- This is someone who is self-employed and isn’t committed to a particularemployer long term. They’re sometimes represented by a company or an agency.Some can be completely independent though. Careers which a lot of people areself-employed are music, journalism, publishing, screenwriting, filmmaking,editing, photography, event planning or management, graphic design and more.Advantages of being self-employed are the flexible hours, the control over jobsand clients, work whenever and where ever you want and you keep all the profits.But being a freelancer means you’re taking the risk of not getting paid. Also beingyour own boss and working from home means that it can be difficult to distinguishbetween your work time and your personal life.shift work- This is and employment practice design to make use of all 24 hours of theclock every day. The practice divides the day into shifts. Periods of time duringwhich different workers take up their posts. This can include long-term night workand work schedules in which employees change shifts, You might get less hourswhen the shift changes or rotates.Permanent- Permanent employees are paid directly by the employer, in addition totheir wages they sometimes receive benefits which include health care, paidvacations, holidays, sick time or contributions to retirement. They’re sometimesallowed to switch job positions within their companies. They’re given a variety ofbenefits which includes health insurance.Temporary- This refers to a situation where the employee is expected to leave theemployer within a certain period of time. They may work full time or part time,depending on the individual case. Sometimes they can receive benefits such ashealth insurance, but usually benefits are only given to permanent employees.
Voluntary- This is intended to promote good or improve human quality. In returnthis activity produces a feeling of self worth and respect but there is nofinancial gain. A lot of people volunteer to get better skills , to socialize andfor fun. It can also help to get better contacts for possible employment and itcan look good on your CV. A variety of volunteers are trained in the areasthey work.Casual- This is known as a neologism which describes a certain type ofemployment relationship between and employer and employee. There’s noagreed contract on what type of working arrangement constitutes contingentwork, it is usually considered to be work within one of the following:1. Temporary or without job security,2. Part time,3. Paid on a piece work basis.Hourly paid – This is when an employee is paid an hourly wage for their serviceson minimum wage. Hourly workers may often be found in service andmanufacturing occupations, but are common across a variety of fields.Piecework- piece work is any type of employment in which a worker is paid afixed piece rate on what they do regardless of the time. This is a form ofperformance- related pay.
RECRUITMENT WITHIN THE CREATIVE MEDIASECTOR (EXPLAIN WHAT IS PLUS THEADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES)Job centres & careers advice- Job centres are used by the department forwork and pensions for its working-age support service within the UK.They don’t cost any money and they can help you find a job or evenhelp if you want to start your own business but if you’re looking for ahigher grade job they usually aren’t advertised in a job centre. Careersadvice offer advice, guidance and counselling on careers. Some peopleuse the services for a number of purposes such as job hunting,changing careers, getting promotion, building career skills, returning towork after a career break or professional development.Local & national press- National press are usually non-profit organisationswhich is national it can contain news from around the world where aslocal would be the journalists getting local news and etc…
personal contacts & word of mouth- Personal contracts is a classificationfactor which indicates the nature, purpose, frequency and difficulties ofpersonal relationships for example in the news you could have personalcontacts who find you the news in magazines etc… Where as word ofmouth is gossip which is spread by spoken communication.Networking – This is an activity from groups with like-minded businesspeople recognize, create or act upon business opportunities. There’sseveral prominent business networking organizations which createmodels of networking activity that allows the business person to build anew business relationship and sometimes generate businessopportunities. It can be a more cost-effective method of making a newbusiness than advertising or public relations effort, because networkingis a low cost activity. It contains more personal commitment thanmoney,Internet- The internet is a worldwide web and when promoting a business itcan be good because it will be worldwide even though certain countriescertain things can’t be shown. Also when someone is looking for a job alot of people look on the internet to see if anything is going and this canbe a good way to promote a job going in a business.