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The Social person's interests focus on interacting with the people in their environment. In all cases, the Social person enjoys the personal contact with other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.

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Consulting is the passing on of experience and knowledge. Management consulting is one of the biggest areas in consulting. Companies turn to management consultants for advice on how to improve.

The advice offered by management consultants can range from how to structure your organization, technology to use, developing skills and implementing business strategies .

People working in consultancies can have varied backgrounds. Some are passing on experience gained in the workplace, whereas others may rely on knowledge gained from academic qualifications such as a Master of Business Administration or a degree in business analysis.

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Occupations in Consulting
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Analyses financial information and prepares financial reports to determine or maintain a record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organisation.

Business Adviser

Works with client companies to evaluate business plans and optimise long-term costs and production.

Business Consultant

Provides objective advice, expertise and specialist skills with the aim of creating value, maximising growth or improving the business performance of their clients.

Financial Adviser

Advises people on how to get the most from their financial earnings and savings.

Food Safety Consultant

Prepares and delivers training courses to individuals and organisations on the most up to date issues in Food Safety Management.

IT Consultant
Works in partnership with clients, advising them how to use information technology in order to meet their business objectives or overcome problems.
Management Consultant

Provides professional management advice and direction to businesses and associations.

PR / Public Affairs Consultant / Lobbyist

Offers political and public policy advice to a range of employers and clients.

Recruitment Consultant

Employed by a client to organise and implement a selection process for the recruitment of staff.

Taxation Consultant

Advises businesses and private individuals on taxation issues.