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Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their best operating under supervisors who give clear guidelines, and performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.

They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.

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What does an insurance apprentice actually do?
Posted by Insurance

What does an insurance apprentice actually do?

The Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship is an earn and learn degree programme, where participants work in an insurance organisation while studying online. But what does an apprentice actually do ? If you speak to an apprentice, you’ll probably hear that there’s no such thing as a ‘typical

What does a Claims Handler actually do?
Posted by CareersPortal

What does a Claims Handler actually do?

One of the main roles that underpins the insurance industry is the claims handler. As the first point of contact in the company after a customer has a car accident or a break-in at their home, claims handlers must be a good all-rounders; supportive, caring and decisive, with

What does an underwriter actually do?
Posted by Insurance

What does an underwriter actually do?

Underwriters evaluate risks and decide whether to provide insurance cover and on what basis. This is an essential role for any insurance company; if it’s carried out correctly the company will select the best risks at the right price, which will ultimately make profits for your company. Learn

What does an Insurance Broker actually do?
Posted by Insurance

What does an Insurance Broker actually do?

Insurance Brokers act as link between insurance companies and their customers. They get to know their customers’ requirements and advise on the most suitable insurance products – for example motor or home insurance. Faced with a vast choice of insurance companies and products of varying prices, Brokers act as

Insurance Practitioner Apprentice
Posted by Insurance

Insurance Practitioner Apprentice

"I'll have three years experience and a degree at 22" Just under a year ago, Aloise Robinson was diligently filling in her CAO form, although after months of research, she admits that she didn’t really know what she wanted to do, and

Discover the Apprenticeship Route to an Accounting Technicianís Career
Posted by Accounting Technicians Ireland

Discover the Apprenticeship Route to an Accounting Technicianís Career

The Accounting Technician Apprenticeship, launched in September 2017, is an exciting and innovative new route to accountancy. Graduates of this programme will be fully qualified  Accounting Technicians  with two years solid work experience and a pathway open to become a fully qualified  accountant . This is an alternative

Event Management Graduate
Posted by Ballsbridge College of Further Education

Event Management Graduate

In the months leading up to the Leaving Certificate I feared I wouldn’t get the points to progress into a degree in Event Management. So, I knew I had to put a contingency plan together. With the help of my guidance counsellor, I came across Ballsbridge College and

Business Studies Graduate
Posted by Ballsbridge College of Further Education

Business Studies Graduate

I always dreamed of being accepted into a 3rd level university. I decided to partake in a QQI course to help me do so, and through the recommendation of various guidance counsellors, I applied to Ballsbridge College. I was made aware of the various success stories about past students from


Agriculture, Animals & Food

Vegetable Farmer
Posted by Teagasc

Vegetable Farmer

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Posted by Teagasc

GreenKeeper

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Nursery Owner

Science, Engineering & Construction

Sinead Hodgins - Health & Safety Advisor
Posted by Construction Industry Federation

Sinead Hodgins - Health & Safety Advisor

Want to be an Oceanographer?
Posted by Marine Institute

Want to be an Oceanographer?

 Data Analytics plays huge role in STEM innovation
Posted by Dublin City University

Data Analytics plays huge role in STEM innovation

Medical, Wellbeing & Sport

The use of STEM in Sport Science
Posted by Dublin City University

The use of STEM in Sport Science

First Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner for Ennis Hospital
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First Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner for Ennis Hospital

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Ruby Walsh - My Career as a Jockey

Creative Arts, Fashion & Media

Nora Twomey: From school drop-out to Oscar nominee
Posted by Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Nora Twomey: From school drop-out to Oscar nominee

A Day in the life of an Artist
Posted by Design & Crafts Council of Ireland

A Day in the life of an Artist

Considering being a Social Media influencer?
Posted by CareersPortal

Considering being a Social Media influencer?

Government, Law & Education

5 Tips for 6th Years to Get Ahead over the Christmas Holidays
Posted by CareersPortal

5 Tips for 6th Years to Get Ahead over the Christmas Holidays

6 Benefits of Learning a Foreign Language
Posted by CareersPortal

6 Benefits of Learning a Foreign Language

The Long and Winding Road to Practising at the Bar
Posted by CareersPortal

The Long and Winding Road to Practising at the Bar

Accountancy, Finance & Insurance

A day in the life of a Client Account Executive
Posted by Insurance

A day in the life of a Client Account Executive

What does a Claims Handler actually do?
Posted by CareersPortal

What does a Claims Handler actually do?

What does an underwriter actually do?
Posted by Insurance

What does an underwriter actually do?