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Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and like commerce, trade and making deals. Some are drawn to sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or managing a section in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented, and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.

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Sport plays such a big part of our own lives we may not realise you can make a career of it too. But people have more free time and disposable income along with greater awareness of the importance of a healthy lifestyle, this means there’s more and more jobs in the sector. More courses are training people to work in sport or fitness, although education requirements vary across the sector. The sector offers opportunities for active, sporty people. As many of the roles involve training and guidance, it should appeal to outgoing people. Organisations such as sports teams and gyms have demand for many other skillsets, such as sales, marketing and management, offering several ways into the sector.

Skills

    physical fitness, developing relationships, time management, leadership, communication, empathy, one to one counselling, physical activity, education & training, teamwork, adaptability, initiative, persuasion,

Key Facts

43%
of the Irish population regularly participates in sport
57%
of those participating in sport receive coaching or training
12.4%
of the Irish popuulation engage in gym activities
50,000
people are members of health and fitness clubs

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LM090 Physical Education - University of Limerick - UL
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