BUSN380 Week 4 Assignment - Project #1 - Job Search and Personal Budget Instructions & Notes

BUSN380 Week 4 Assignment - Project #1 - Job Search and Personal Budget Instructions & Notes

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
BUSN380 Week 4 Assignment Project Budget sheet Project #1 - Job Search and Personal Budget Assignment In this assignment, we are going to find a job (this could be your dream job or current job) and then use the spreadsheet “ Personal Budget ” which is also located in Doc Sharing to fill out the spreadsheet based on your expected income and expenses. A grading rubric for Project 1 is available in doc sharing. Please submit your short paper from #5 and your complete spreadsheet “Personal Budget” from #4 into the Dropbox. Instructions: 1. Using your income from your current job or using income from a future job that you are planning on having after graduating from college, construct a budget. 2. After finding your dream job, find the monthly income/salary. 3. Use the “Personal Budget” spreadsheet from Doc sharing to enter the income from the job in #1 and then enter the rest of the details based on your personal income, expenses, spending, etc…) 4. Write a short paper (two pages max) on your job and budget which includes the following as a minimum: o Job description. Successful caterers share similar skills and characteristics. Caterers must be organized and able to handle a fast-past work environment, while planning and executing special events (e.g. weddings, formal parties, corporate meetings, etc.). The key is being able to multitask. Excellent communication skills when dealing with the public, customers, and other vendors are necessary. This helps caterers gain more business via positive word of mouth, as do strong client and customer service skills, which help caterers gain more referrals. Knowledge about running business operations helps caterers in their everyday work environment, and being deadline- oriented is a necessity since most caterers are self-employed. Unless they are working on a contract assignment, or for a culinary enterprise, caterers must motivate themselves in order to stay in business. Managerial skills are also important for when caterers hire employees to help with additional services. Catering involves much more than delivering and serving food. Caterers have to know how to plan menus and arrange food in an eye-pleasing way. They must establish good working relationships with a variety of customers and know how to market their services. Caterers also need to know how and where to order high-quality ingredients at the lowest possible cost. Some caterers prepare food in their own kitchens and deliver it to their customers. Others prepare food in the clients' kitchens. In either case, a caterer must be a good manager, supervising the
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
BUSN380 Week 4 Assignment Project Budget sheet preparation activities and ensuring prompt and efficient service. Caterers often arrange to clean up after a party or after each meal in a cafeteria. Artistry and efficiency are both important in the catering business, and sometimes knowledge of specialty foods or decor is required. Some caterers own businesses that prepare and serve food for customers. 5.
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 9

BUSN380 Week 4 Assignment - Project #1 - Job Search and Personal Budget Instructions & Notes

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online