Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Lydia Peppard from Health Service Executive to give some advice for people considering this job:

Lydia Peppard

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Health Service Executive

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Lydia Peppard
The advise that I would give to someone considering this job is to do their Leaving Cert and do the Transition year as this would give an opportunity to get some job experience or do some voluntary work within the community.

Do a Level 5 FETAC health related course. The skills and qualities that are needed to do this type of work are a real sense of caring for other people, communication skills, listening skills, be able to take and give constructive criticism without causing or taking offence, patience a willing to give your best effort to your work.

Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and like commerce, trade and making deals. Some are drawn to sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or managing a section in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented, and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.
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150 new jobs for Drogheda

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150 new jobs for Drogheda

Thursday, March 02, 2017 

150 new jobs for Drogheda

US company, Mobile Technologies Inc, has announced plans for the creation of 150 new jobs in Drogheda, Co. Louth.

The new positions are to come on stream over the next three years, with recruitment already underway for a variety of tech based roles.

The US-based company says the jobs will be based at its newly established European Contact Centre HQ in Drogheda.

Mobile Technologies Inc (MTI) chose Ireland because of the talented and tech savvy workforce, the attractive business environment, and its membership of the EU.

Making the announcement, Minister for Jobs and Innovation Mary Mitchell O'Connor TD said the investment will provide a significant boost to the economy of the town and wider border region.

CEO of IDA Ireland, Martin Shanahan, said the developemnt will promote Drogheda as an ideal location for conducting international business.

Details of current vacancies and career opportunities with MTI can be found here.

The CareersPortal Team