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 John Harding from ESB to give some advice for people considering this job:

John Harding

Mechanical Engineer

ESB

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To be an engineer, a person must firstly have a degree. Having an interest in what you are working at is always half the battle. Being technically minded is also a great benefit.
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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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Dublin City University

June Open Day - Change of Mind Information Session

Tuesday 28th June 2016

Location: School of Nursing, DCU

Offering a unique opportunity for 2016 CAO applicants and their parents/guardians to find out all they need to know to make a more informed decision about DCU before the CAO Change of Mind deadline on July 1st.

Contact Details:
Colette O'Beirne
School Liaison Officer
DCU
Student Recruitment Office
Glasnevin
Dublin 9


01 700 8510
colette.obeirne@dcu.ie
www.dcu.ie

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