Journal of Accountancy July, 12—18. Each volume in this innovative series contains a historical overview of the state's constitutional development, a section-by-section analysis of its current constitution, and a comprehensive guide to further research. Having established the special features of cultural events work, it progresses to the main focus, discussing both previously published Beaven and Wright, 2006 and unpublished results from research examining the attitudes of cultural events graduate employers towards the importance of vocational training and transferable skills on employability. Entrants into the industry should also recognize the role that hotels and venues play in the provision of career opportunities in the sector and the value of gaining experience in either operations or sales and marketing. This timely and first of its kind publication answers these questions and examines the protection and security of offshore oil and gas installations from a global, industry-wide and company-level perspective. It is during the initial recruitment phase that companies are able to specify the required skills and personality attributes of event managers. These and other comments indicated that respondents feel very positive about their chosen career in the convention industry.
Events require staff to cover a broad range of positions, from director level all the way down to waiting and cleaning staff. Tourism New South Wales, Sydney. Team skills were cited in 37. Personal attributes on the other hand are synonymous with the personal characteristics of an individual. Arcodia emerged from the data. In the pursuit of a career, individuals demonstrate extensive intra- and intersectorial, inter-industry and geographical mobility, spending, on average, 2—3 years in a job. The book combines real-life examples with discussion points on some of the key principles of law, inviting readers to consider what it means to be professional and to promote and support young peoples' rights.
However, specific circumstances associated with each individual event have to be taken into account as well when applying attendance criteria such as the type of the event. In conventional organizations, the number of new staff who would be inducted at any given time is generally low in comparison to the number of staff already employed by the organization. Good career to move up to director and shareholders level. Event Attendance at Mega- and Major Events The biggest events that take place around the world are undoubtedly the megaevents. None the less he considers that the acceptance of event management as a profession is linked to the increasing numbers of graduates from various educational programmes as well as holders of designations from certifying professional associations. It is viewed as an attractive industry and one that can offer many exciting job challenges and opportunities.
Some students are starting to see their work as more than a response to the educational requirements placed on them. Investigation of these roles is beyond the scope of the current chapter. This book will be an important resource for students and researchers of leisure, tourism and events management. Further analysis revealed that in terms of the type of undergraduate degree held, 31. Moving from event to event may provide the new challenges and new directions that Gen Y is looking for, whilst still providing the responsibility and sense of accomplishment that is sought by this generation Martin, 2005. This fact gives more importance to effective time management compared to most other types of practices.
Hallmark events Hallmark events on the other hand are not on such a huge scale. The results in Table 9. E-mail: Judith Mair is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Centre for Tourism and Services Research at Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. Overall, personal attributes featured less frequently in the advertisements than skills. . Nowadays, most of the countries and large cities globally have their own convention bureaux that successfully deals with attracting business and travel tourists to this destination.
The nature of the questions ranged from the empirical to those seeking to establish opinions about the characteristics of professionalization. International Journal of Hospitality Management 27 2 , 222—231. Flexibility options available to episodic volunteers. The breakdown of employees in this sector is complex - employees can be full-time, casual labour or part of a volunteer workforce, and events can be as diverse as the Olympic Games and a local meeting. Journal of Organizational Behavior 15, 295—306.
The advent of larger organizations that manage a range of events has also helped in providing more regular employment opportunities in this sector. He suggests that people now expect an organization to serve them, rather than the other way round. The part of the tourism industry which covers events, conventions and meetings is a substantial part of the global economy and provides employment for a very large number of people worldwide. There is now more opportunity for staff to be employed on a continuing basis by some of these bigger event organizations and then have their individual time allocated to different events across the year. The information presented here details the results for the Hong Kong sub-sample only. All types of special events have specific deadlines, that most of the times are not flexible.
And also some of the strategies of dealing with various types of stakeholder expectations have been covered within the paper. Additionally, economic impact analyses of events sometimes estimate employment numbers in terms of full-time equivalent positions which rely on the event but are not always necessarily directly employed at the event. In fact, in the industry, many events jobs are short-term, casual contracts that will build up work experience but will not provide continuity of employment. It also provides challenging and reflective questions at the end of each chapter so that readers can test their knowledge and think about the issues raised, accompanied by practical assignments. Volunteer experience life cycle before, during and following the event. For all advertisements, general information was recorded when provided, including the job title, location and industry type.
Events catering to particular interests and enthusiasms are now commonplace — there is a huge variety of sporting events, special interest conventions, exhibitions and music festivals, as well as countless other events worldwide from which to choose, and understanding motivations to attend these different types of events is invaluable to the organizers in trying to maximize attendance. It is this very approach which supports the needs of the sector and provides a very real and relevant learning experience for students. Required experience, abilities and skills of event managers. Amongst other things, they can be entertaining, they can be competitive, they can be intellectually stimulating, they can engender community or national pride, and they can be representative of beliefs and faiths. All casual tournament staff and contractors must complete a combination of short-answer and multiple-choice questions, with 80% accuracy required in order to complete their induction. Diverse in scale, geographic focus and emphasis, encompassing both leisure and business events.