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Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their best operating under supervisors who give clear guidelines, and performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.

They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.

Source: National Skills Bulletin


Tourism is a big part of the Irish economy. Work in tourism is often seasonal, during the warm spring and summer months when most tourists visit Ireland. But the strength of Ireland’s tourism appeal is so great that in many areas there are roles available right around the year. Tourism supports many other sectors too, providing opportunities for businesses involved in sales, transport, restaurants and leisure.


    sales & marketing, communication, languages, teamwork, leadership, time management, adaptability, attention to detail, physical activity, customer service, social media, event organisation, developing relationships, negotiation, managing people,

Key Facts

billion worth of the tourism industry in 2017
new jobs in Irish tourism since 2015
growth in holiday visitors
billion euro in revenue generated by domestic tourism

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