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 Dr Jan Steiner from Health Service Executive to give some advice for people considering this job:

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Try and get as much practical experience before entering the job as possible.

The Social person's interests focus on some aspect of those people in their environment. In all cases the social person enjoys the personal contact of other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people, and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.
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Electronic engineering is used for the collection, processing and transmission of information.

The course involves theory, practice, and project work. The technical subjects are supported by a range of professional development modules which work on the individual’s ability to communicate, work in teams and understand business concepts. The programme is supported by well-equipped laboratories and workshops and department staff are drawn from a wide range of electronic engineering technologies.

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