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 Peter Whooley from Forestry Careers Ireland to give some advice for people considering this job:

Peter Whooley


Forestry Careers Ireland

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Peter Whooley
I would tell anyone considering a job as a forester to try your best as forestry will always be there.

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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Equality Ireland Directory 2018

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Equality Ireland Directory 2018

Monday, November 20, 2017 

Equality Ireland Directory 2018

The Equality Ireland Directory 2018 is now available online. 

The purpose of this directory is to highlight employment opportunties and services available to the diverse communities in Ireland. 

The publication is produced by the Irish Centre for Diversity whose aim is to work in partnership with organisations across Ireland to help them embed equality, diversity and inclusion in all they do.

Click here to read the 2018 Equality Ireland Directory.

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