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Realist

Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.

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Every year thousands of students across Ireland undertake short work placements to get a sample of what working life is like. Equally, thousands of employers support these students in this important first step into the world of work by allowing them to experience the normal day-to-day activities of their business.

These valuable experiences have been shown to be very influential in the choices students make at the beginning of their career path. This WorkXperience programme links together employers, teachers, parents and students to encourage successful and rewarding work placements for all involved.

National Career Skills Competition 2020

Enter the National Career Skills Competition to be in with a chance to win a MacBookAir and €1,000 for your school. Investigate a career of your choice and tell us about the skills you developed on your placement.

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