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Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be drawn towards the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.

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About

At its heart sales is about understanding people, what they desire and what value they put on it. People in sales need to be good with people, but the kind of interactions you will have can vary greatly. Business sales involves building ongoing relationships with counterparts in other businesses, whereas telesales will mean dealing daily with many people over the phone. It is a sector where you will face pressure from sales targets and deadlines. But for goal orientated people it will be rewarding, as your sales give you a tangible sense of your achievements.

Skills

    sales & marketing, communication, teamwork, leadership, time management, adaptability, active listening, attention to detail, negotiation, decision making, persuasion, developing relationships, initiative, independence, prioritising work,

Key Facts

81%
of consumers value sales assistants with deep product knowledge
38%
of 25-34 year olds shop online every week
70%
of inside sales companies have increased headcount
67%
of consumers shop with amazon

Advice from Experts...

If you want to know more about working in the in the sector, hear what the experts have to say.

Opportunities
Working with McDonald's

We have lots of opportunities for people of all ages, nationalities, educational backgrounds and abilities. And the best part is, we offer the kind of flexibility that takes into account your life outside of work.

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Posted by: McDonald's
Working with McDonald's
Careers
Hardware Industry Jobs

Hardware Jobs include vacancies at entry-level, middle, and senior level, and employers are open to meeting anyone with the experience and enthusiasm to work in the sector.

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Posted by: Hardware Association Ireland
Hardware Industry Jobs
Advice
Who we Recruit

McDonald's have lots of opportunities for people of all ages, nationalities, educational backgrounds and abilities. There are a wide variety of roles in McDonald's.

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Posted by: McDonald's
Who we Recruit
Working with Musgrave Group

Musgrave is the launchpad for all sorts of exciting careers. If you have a love for good food, a passion for business or a desire to help us build sustainable communities, you’ll fit right in.

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Posted by: Musgrave Group
Working with Musgrave Group
Who Musgrave Group Recruit

We are a fast moving business and our opportunities change each year depending on our requirements. Our graduate opportunities include: Buying/Trading, Finance, IT, Omni-channel, Marketing, Retail operations, Store operations, Supply Chain and Human Resources.

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Posted by: Musgrave Group

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