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    Difference between ‘job’ and ‘position’ and ‘job description’ and ‘job profile’?

    I am a fresher and having confusion regarding few things like What is the difference between "job" and "position" , and "Job description" and "job profile" ? Please answer so that I don’t face any kind of problem during my interviews.

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    Re: Difference between ‘job’ and ‘position’ and ‘job description’ and ‘job profile’?

    Details regarding "Jobs" and "Positions" : If you want to know about Jobs and Position then there is a slight difference between them .Jobs may be defined as then employment opportunities and Position is seat or reputation in company is called position .

    Jobs Description and Jobs Profile :

    Job Profile means you have good skills like Graphic designer for various sector and Job description are following as :

    >>> Investment Banking department

    >>> Storing Presentation

    >>> Department

    This is called a Jobs Profile and Jobs description .

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    Re: Difference between ‘job’ and ‘position’ and ‘job description’ and ‘job profile’?

    Dear..

    I am giving you the best possible example so that you can resolve your confusion.

    Suppose you are working in a car manufacturing company as a mechanical Engineer trainee and now your major job is to assist your juniors in technical work by taking help from your seniors. In this case the job is the whole work that you do including assisting the juniors, learning from seniors, Maintaining records, troubleshooting problems and maintaining your juniors. As these are the part of your job so in total this all will be considered as your job for which you get paid.

    Position :- You working as a Mechanical engineer is your position in the company. Position usually increase with the experience.

    Job description :- JOB DESCRIPTION is the detail structure made for you in which you will be told you duties and responsibilities and rules and the way you have to do it.

    Job Profile :- It is equivalent to JD. In contains, Tasks, Duties, responsibilities and the expectation that the company have from you.

    Hope it will help

    Cheers...!!!

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    Re: Difference between ‘job’ and ‘position’ and ‘job description’ and ‘job profile’?

    ‘job description’ and ‘job profile

    it means you have good knowledge about your graphics degin
    like:- persentation , banking deparment , etc

    job:-it means working as the employer in the company

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