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Linguistic

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

About

To get a sense of the size of this sector, just think of the number of people and the number of goods on the move every minute of every day throughout the island. Transport covers the people, vehicles and infrastructure involved in this movement. All this coming and going of goods requires planning, this is the responsibility of logistics.

Skills

    adaptability, managing resources, time management, prioritising work, leadership, teamwork, critical thinking, data analysis & statistics, decision making, people management, persuasion, independence, physical activity, complying with regulations, maintaining machinery,

Key Facts

2.62
million licenced vehicles in Ireland in 2016
69.40%
of 2016 journeys were by car
1.70%
of 2016 journeys used bikes
9.7
billion tonne-kilometres of goods moved by road in 2015

Advice from Experts...

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