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Administrative

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.

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Construction, Architecture & Property

Working in the planning, building, selling or management of construction projects (housing estates, roads, warehouses etc.).

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Biological, Chemical & Pharmaceutical Science

Creating high quality drugs or chemicals, testing them to ensure they are effective and safe, and monitoring their effect on people and the environment.

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Computers & ICT

Working in the manufacture, sales or support of all forms of computers and computer
systems, or in the creation and development of software.

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Engineering & Manufacturing

Working in one of the many engineering or technology fields such as Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, Motor and Energy.

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Physics, Mathematics & Space Science

Researching and investigating aspects of the physical universe, or using mathematics to solve complex issues in science or business.

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Earth & Environment

Work with technologies which monitor and predict changes in our environment, the development of renewable energy sources, and the conservation of ecosystems.

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Biomedical Technologies & Medtech

Work on the development of technology that enhances the diagnosis, prevention, monitoring, and treatment of diseases and disabilities.

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