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What are your interests?



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.



EU Careers - Secretaries and Clerks Competition Now Open

Apply by 12 December at 12 Noon

Are you searching for a secretarial career with a difference?

The EU institutions are recruiting highly motivated secretarial and clerical staff to fill more than 300 roles either in Brussels or Luxembourg.

Apply by 12th December at 12.00 Noon

This is a great chance to join a fast-paced, multilingual working environment, in departments across any of the European Institutions presenting you with numerous opportunities to grow and develop throughout your career.

If you consider yourself to be adaptable to working both autonomously and in a team carrying out a wide range of roles – from general administration, to communication or finance, then this could be your chance!

Do you have what it takes?

Before applying, you should think carefully about whether an EU career is the right choice for you. The selection process is highly competitive and it is not enough to obtain just pass marks for the tests. Only the very top scorers pass to the next stage of the selection procedure.

The "EU Career, My Career?" questionnaire and the self-assessment test will give you a realistic idea of whether you are likely to meet the high standards required to succeed.

Click here for full details on the application process. 

The CareersPortal Team

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