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Investigative

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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Skills

    negotiation, social media, visual media, design, sales & marketing, communication, languages, teamwork, leadership, time management, adaptability, attention to detail, data analysis & statistics, critical thinking, researching information,

Key Facts

64%
of those employed in the sector are between 21 and 35
41%
of Agencies are experiencing a skills gap
73%
of Ad Agency Business is Irish
37%
of marketing decision–makers plan to invest more in marketing in 2018
64%
of surveyed companies prioritise attracting and retaining talant
63%
of surveyed companies invest in learning and development
66%
of surveyed companies expect investment in workplace wellbeing to increase
54%
of HR teams consist of 1-5 people
90%
of applications come from women
20-24k
expected salary range for entry level roles in 2016
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