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The Social person's interests focus on some aspect of those people in their environment. In all cases the social person enjoys the personal contact of other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people, and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.

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

Sinead Hodgins - Health & Safety Advisor

As part of the  #BuildingEquality 2018 Campaign , Sinead Hodgins, Health & Safety Advisor with Flynn Management and Contractors, shares her story as a woman in construction.Hailing from a family background in construction, I was always adamant to pursue a career within the fast pace market of commercial construction

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

A day in the life of a Client Account Executive

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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

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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 Technician’s Career
Posted by Accounting Technicians Ireland

Discover the Apprenticeship Route to an Accounting Technician’s 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


Agriculture, Animals & Food

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Posted by Marine Institute

Fisheries Scientist - Tom McDermott

Vegetable Farmer
Posted by Teagasc

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GreenKeeper
Posted by Teagasc

GreenKeeper

Science, Engineering & Construction

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

Sinead Hodgins - Health & Safety Advisor

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Posted by Marine Institute

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Posted by Dublin City University

Data Analytics plays huge role in STEM innovation

Medical, Wellbeing & Sport

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Posted by Dublin City University

The use of STEM in Sport Science

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Posted by CareersPortal

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Posted by CareersPortal

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Creative Arts, Fashion & Media

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Posted by CareersPortal

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Posted by Ballyfermot College of Further Education

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Posted by Design & Crafts Council of Ireland

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Government, Law & Education

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Posted by CareersPortal

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Posted by CareersPortal

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Posted by CareersPortal

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Accountancy, Finance & Insurance

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Posted by Insurance

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Posted by CareersPortal

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Posted by Insurance

What does an underwriter actually do?