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Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and like commerce, trade and making deals. Some are drawn to sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or managing a section in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented, and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.



It’s goes without saying that food and drink are important to us, but beyond what we need to survive people invest a lot in enjoying their food and drink. This means there is an enormous number of possible careers available at all stages of the food production cycle, from farm to fork. You could work in a factory preparing food, a butcher or baker sailing fresh food or as a chef in a high-end restaurant, devoting immense care and skill to the preparation of meals.


    food production, sales & marketing, education & training, physical activity, time management, budgeting, health and safety, customer service, maintaining machines, communication, quality control, managing resources,

Key Facts

are directly employed in food and drink production
increase in exports from the food and beverage sector since 2009
million. Value of Ireland's artisan and speciality food sector
are employed in the restaurant industry

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