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:

Colin Butterly

Site Manager - Trade Entry

Construction Industry Federation

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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.
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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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Richard Storey, Shift Manager

Richard Storey is a Shift Manager working with McDonalds in the Navan Road.   Following his Leaving Cert he embarked on a two year Sports Therapy course.  McDonalds have sent him on a number of management courses and he plans to take some additional courses this year to enhance his management skills.
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