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Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.

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Career Profile - Hydrographer
Posted by Marine Institute

Career Profile - Hydrographer

Vera Quinlan works at the Marine Institute, and is involved in Ireland’s seabed mapping programme, INFOMAR. As a hydrographer ,  Vera’s career and sense of adventur has taken her around the world. Vera says she has always had a connection with the ocean. Her

Scissors and Science – The Art of Hairdressing
Posted by CareersPortal

Scissors and Science – The Art of Hairdressing

“If I won ten million in the lotto I’d still keep my job” Sarah Cummins tells me. From New York to Newbridge, her qualification has taken her worldwide. A successful business woman, she has been running her own five star hair and beauty salon Eternal Flair

Fisheries Scientist - Tom McDermott
Posted by Marine Institute

Fisheries Scientist - Tom McDermott

Fisheries Scientist at the Marine Institute, Tom McDermott has been researching the ‘King of Fish’, the salmon for more than 40 years. “Growing up near Lough Derg in Co Clare, my father had a huge influence on me through his obsession with angling, and everything that related

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

Marie Cronin of McMahon Galvin Insurance Brokers speaks about the path her career in insurance has taken so far – from her first days in the JLT post room to working with insurers all around Ireland and the UK. Tell us about a typical day for you, Marie. I&rsquo

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


Agriculture, Animals & Food

Aodhán Fitzgerald - Research Vessel Operations
Posted by Marine Institute

Aodhán Fitzgerald - Research Vessel Operations

Career Profile - Hydrographer
Posted by Marine Institute

Career Profile - Hydrographer

Fisheries Scientist - Tom McDermott
Posted by Marine Institute

Fisheries Scientist - Tom McDermott

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

Ruby Walsh  - My Career as a Jockey
Posted by CareersPortal

Ruby Walsh - My Career as a Jockey

Looking back on the Leaving Cert: How it affected my Career
Posted by CareersPortal

Looking back on the Leaving Cert: How it affected my Career

Creative Arts, Fashion & Media

The School of Jewellery Student Testimonials
Posted by The School of Jewellery Ireland

The School of Jewellery Student Testimonials

Scissors and Science – The Art of Hairdressing
Posted by CareersPortal

Scissors and Science – The Art of Hairdressing

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

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

A Day in the Life of a Criminal Barrister
Posted by CareersPortal

A Day in the Life of a Criminal Barrister

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?