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 Colin Butterly from Construction Industry Federation to give some advice for people considering this job:
For anyone who even vaguely considers a trade or a management job they shouldn’t hesitate to pursue it as it can surprise you how capable you can become despite any reservations you may have.
It could even introduce you to different roles in the industry that you hadn’t realised were available to you or felt where out of your reach.
What are your interests?
Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their most productive under supervisors who give clear guidelines and while performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.
They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.
Open Day 10:00 AM to 1:00 PMThe perfect opportunity for you and your family to experience IADT life first hand. Come and talk to our staff and students about all our courses (undergraduate, postgraduate and part-time), explore the campus, check out the facilities and decide whether IADT is right for you.<br /><br /> Opening times: 10am - 1pm. <br />Schedule of talks will be posted on <a href="http://www.iadt.ie. ">www.iadt.ie. <br /></a>Book your place on <a href="http://www.iadt.ie ">www.iadt.ie <br /><br /></a>Contact: Elena Somoza <br />Position: Schools Liaison Co-Ordinator <br />Address: Kill Avenue Dun Laoghaire <br />Telephone: 01 239 4922 <br />Email: <a href="mailto:email@example.com ">firstname.lastname@example.org <br /></a>Website: <a href="http://www.iadt.ie" target="_blank">www.iadt.ie</a>