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 Fergal Feehely from Construction Industry Federation to give some advice for people considering this job:

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If you work hard and produce excellent quality work you will never be quiet.

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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Posted on January 16, 2018

Tips & Advice for CAO Deadline

The  2018 CAO application deadline of 1st February (5.15pm) is fast approaching. Not to worry though as we have some some useful tips and advice below to help take the stress out of the process.

Tips & Advice:
• First step: Your first port of call should be the CAO website Here you will find more details on the process, programme restrictions & exclusions and a really helpful CAO Change of Mind Video Guide. 

• Research: Research all the programmes that you are considering again and only then list your choices in order of preference – always be guided by what interests you most!

• Get advice: Talk to family and friends about their experience of the CAO Application process – it’s always good to learn from others experience!

• Contact us: Contact us at any time for a practical insights into our programmes – start dates, modules, exams, work placements and much more.

• Double check: Check and double check that all the programme codes and information you have filled in are correct before finally submitting your Change of Mind form.

• Stay Calm: Most of all stay calm and take the process step-by- step to ensure you complete the form successfully.
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