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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.

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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

Videos in this Sector...

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Martin Dunn - Activities Manager
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Mary Joyce - Secondary School Teacher
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LM090 Physical Education - University of Limerick - UL
LM090 Physical Education - University of Limerick - UL
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Posted by University of Limerick
GA870 Laura Taylor, Castlebar Campus, Outdoor Education - Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology - GMIT
GA870 Laura Taylor, Castlebar Campus, Outdoor Education - Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology - GMIT
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Posted by Galway Mayo Institute of Technology - GMIT
AL841 Athletic and Rehabilitation Therapy - Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT
AL841 Athletic and Rehabilitation Therapy - Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT
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Posted by Athlone Institute of Technology