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Administrative

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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Insurance is shielding yourself from risk, if there’s something bad that could happen, paying insurance will protect you from losing money if it occurs. This can be insurance against illness or insuring a theme park attraction against accidents. Some forms of insurance are mandatory, such as car insurance. The core jobs in insurance involve calculating the risk of a bad event occurring and the likely cost of it, so that the insurance plan can be priced accurately.

Skills

    maths, attention to detail, teamwork, creating & following processes, prioritising work, problem solving, time management, project management, data analysis & statistics, developing relationships, leadership, communication, negotiation, researching information, budgeting,

Key Facts

63%
of Irish Insurance CEO's expect to hire more staff in 2018
53%
of Irish Insurance CEO's concerned about skill shortages
3
years of work experience required to become an actuary
28,000
directly and indirectly employed by Insurance Ireland companies

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