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 Brenda O Loughlin from McDonald's to give some advice for people considering this job:

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I guess I would tell anyone considering this job that they need to be able to multi task, have good people and communication skills and be prepared to work hard.

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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Four Reasons to be on LinkedIn

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Four Reasons to be on LinkedIn

Tuesday, May 08, 2018 

Four Reasons to be on LinkedIn

LinkedIn first arrived in Ireland in 2010 with only three employees. Since then their Dublin office has expanded bringing their total employee numbers up to 1,200. This is their biggest office outside of the US. LinkedIn is continuing to grow in Ireland and they currently have 70 roles available. LinkedIn is one of the top social media sites and the site more and more employers are using to recruit staff.

But does it hold any relevance for you? Do you need to be on it?


If you answer YES to any of the following questions then you need to be on LinkedIn.

  • Do you have an interest in keeping up to date with advancements in your industry?
  • Do you enjoy reading articles related to your sector?
  • Would you like to follow the key influencers in your industry?
  • Do you value networking?
  • Are you looking for new work opportunities?
  • Would you like to raise your profile in your sector?

If you can answer yes to even one of these questions then you need to be on LinkedIn. Need more convincing? Read the article below

Four Reasons to be on LinkedIn



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