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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.

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About

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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