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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 Richard Storey from McDonald's to give some advice for people considering this job:
The initial couple of days can be tough as you are in training and it can make people rethink about working here, but I would have to say persevere, as there are rewards at the end of the tunnel.
McDonald's put their people first and never leave them doing the same job all the time. To work in McDonald's you requires patience, a good personality with a willingness to learn something new everyday.
Showing an interest in other peoples interests would help as you have to work as a team so interpersonal skills are ESSENTIAL!!
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|QQI Award Code:||5M2102 Business Studies|
|QQI Award Code||5M2102 Business Studies|
Chinas rapid and sustainable economic growth has seen it become the worlds largest economy.
Chinas 1.3 billion people have begun a process of integration into the global economy, particularly since joining the World Trade Organisation in 2001. Chinas opening up has meant increasing linkages with the rest of the world, as reflected in its rising share in world trade, offering export opportunities for Irish companies. China is expected to become Ireland's fourth biggest trading partner by 2030 (Enterprise Ireland (2013) Access China- A Guide to Doing Business in China.)
This course is designed for students who would like to gain skills, knowledge and confidence to do business in and with contemporary China. It provides participants with the knowledge of wider cultural and social issues that underline many aspects of business practice in modern China as well as offering Mandarin Chinese language training.
Students on this course will be equipped with the relevant skills and knowledge to cope with the rapidly changing needs of the international employment market.
Word Processing (5N1358)
Work Experience (5N1356)
Business Administration Skills (5N1610)
Spreadsheet Methods (5N1977)
Accounting Manual & Computerised (5N1348)
Business Law (5N2091)
Applied Economics (5N1350)
Funds Administration (5N1387)
Event Production (5N1374)
Media Analysis (5N1298)
This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.
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