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The Linguistic's interests are usually focused on ideas and information exchange. They tend to like reading a lot, and enjoy discussion about what has been said. Some will want to write about their own ideas and may follow a path towards journalism, or story writing or editing. Others will develop skills in other languages, perhaps finding work as a translator or interpreter. Most Linguistic types will enjoy the opportunity to teach or instruct people in a topic they are interested in.

Sectors
Source: National Skills Bulletin

About

Banking is an extremely broad area, ranging from personal banking dealing with individuals and their bank accounts all the way up to investment banks conducting deals worth in the hundreds of millions. There is no shortage of courses that train you in fields directly related to finance, economics and accounting. But it’s a broad area where many different career paths can lead you to a job with a bank, including law, computer science, business and mathematics. The work can range from customer service to performing advanced mathematics to predict the stock market.

Skills

    maths, attention to detail, teamwork, creating & following processes, prioritising work, problem solving, time management, project management, data analysis & statistics, developing relationships, leadership, communication, negotiation, researching information, budgeting,

Key Facts

35,000
people employed in financial services
50%
of the worlds top 50 banks have operations in Ireland
4,000
employed in Fintech
38
institutions have Irish banking licenses

Labour Market Information

The future demand for business and financial skills is likely to be affected by the impact of Brexit. Numerous financial services firms have applied for authorisations to operate in Ireland; should these companies relocate from the UK to Ireland, demand will increase for medium and high skilled persons to work in the financial sector. On the other hand, the demand for business skills may be negatively affected by exposure to a decrease in demand for exports of goods and services to the UK.

There are approximately 70,092 people working in financial services, such as banking. The sector is growing, with the numbers of people employed in higher end financial jobs increasing by 5% between quarter 4 2012 to quarter 4 2017.

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