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Modern businesses are immensely complex. Business management and human resources organises the human element of businesses. They recruit employees, set goals and ensure they’re productive. Human Resources will be responsible for people’s wellbeing in the work place. People working in the sector enjoy working with people to get the most out of them. Business Management can mean a lot of stress and demands on your time, but for driven people with the required skills it can offer a path towards advancement.

Skills

    sales & marketing, sales & marketing, communication, teamwork, leadership, time management, adaptability, active listening, attention to detail, negotiation, education & training, decision making, data analysis & statistics, persuasion, initiative,

Key Facts

38%
of surveyed companies prioritise attracting or retaining talant
49%
see identifying skills required by the organisation as a key challenge
75%
of surveyed companies saw leadership training as the most important area of training
56%
of surveyed HR organisations plan to increase their spend on HR technology

Labour Market Information

Employment growth was strong for mgt. consultants, bus. analysts & project managers and there is evidence that employers are finding it difficult to find suitable candidates. Demand appears to relate primarily to the IT and financial sectors.



Employment in professional, scientific and technical activities reached 135,800 in Q4 2018, meaning 6.0% of people employed were working in the sector. Most of this employment was in the legal, accounting, architectural and engineering fields. With scientific activities, research and development, advertising and management consultancy making up the remaining portion.

Career and Training Opportunities with...

Deloitte

Joining Deloitte is your opportunity to become part of the worldwide leader in professional services and consulting.

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Accenture

By combining innovative thinking with advanced technology, Accenture is changing the way we live and work. It's why they've grown to become one of the leading management consulting, technology services and outsourcing companies in the world today.

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Career Interview Videos...

Kim - Accenture Consulting
Posted by Accenture

Kim - Accenture Consulting

Catherine Day - Secretary General
Posted by EU Careers

Catherine Day - Secretary General

Elaine Steiro - Franchisee
Posted by McDonald's

Elaine Steiro - Franchisee

Aoife Lyons - Occupational Psychologist
Posted by Public Appointments Service

Aoife Lyons - Occupational Psychologist

College Course Videos...

Business Information Systems CK203 - University College Cork
Posted by University College Cork

Business Information Systems CK203 - University College Cork

Commerce - University College Cork
Posted by University College Cork

Commerce - University College Cork

GY208 - Commerce (Gaeilge) - NUI Galway
Posted by NUI Galway

GY208 - Commerce (Gaeilge) - NUI Galway

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