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 Kevin Moran from Insurance to give some advice for people considering this job:

Kevin Moran

Insurance Administrator


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Kevin Moran
Work hard, it is important to have a good work ethic and to always be open to facing new challenges. An open mind is very important as the financial services industry is one that has undergone and will continue to undergo many changes. An appetite for learning is also very important as the need to broaden ones knowledge is paramount.

The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.
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Having an open mind, questioning things & being innovative, whereby you ask why something is the way it is. Find a better way of doing things / See the possibilities and present them to others Ask why not Try someone else's idea that may not necessarily be agreed with Try out new processes or ideas before knocking them Open mindedness Motivation is also very important, especially if you have been working on something which hasn’t worked out as you expected. Its always difficult to go back to the “drawing board”. Being organized is important, especially when trying to hit deadlines in a project.

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