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The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.

Sectors
Source: National Skills Bulletin

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Media is a sector undergoing extremely rapid change, the internet is changing where people read and watch, how it is paid for and the careers of those creating the content. Many roles in this sector are fast paced, working to get news and video online as quickly as possible. But if you work in television or publishing you’ll be working on longer term projects, helping craft a show or book from idea to completion.

Skills

    communication, languages, critical thinking, teamwork, leadership, researching information, time management, adaptability, attention to detail, project management, visual media, writing, creativity, managing resources, teamwork,

Key Facts

38%
of the Irish population listens to podcasts
392k
projected newspaper circulation in 2021, a decline of 133,000 on 2016
62%
used RTE as a news source the week they were surveyed
£10k
median annual income of a professional author in the United Kingdom

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