Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Lisa Curry from Failte Ireland to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Lisa Curry

Catering Sales Executive

Failte Ireland

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  Lisa Curry
I would advise them that the sales world is not as glamorous and easy as it comes across but it can be extremely rewarding. I would recommend you go for this type of position if you are someone who enjoys a challenge and can negotiate very well.

Sales and Catering Sales as a position is a tough one and there are a lot of challenges in that you really need to be customer focused yet remember that you have to make a profit. Selling weddings is a side of my job that is very satisfying as you get to see the end result of something that you have created which at the same time is the most important event in a families and a couple’s life.
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Course Code:
GY207
Title:
Commerce - Accounting
College:
NUI Galway
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
3 Years

 

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Accountancy & Taxation
Banking, Insurance & Financial Services
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Accounting is the process of taking financial data, analysing it, and presenting it in reports that can be easily interpreted by others. This is crucial for businesses, where managers don?t always have training in finance, but need this information to make informed decisions.

This degree is specifically designed to begin the specialised accounting education of the student at an earlier stage in their studies, and to bring the accounting degree students to a higher and more comprehensive level in their educational development for an Accounting career.



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This is a well tried path towards a career in accounting and related disciplines. If, however, you have already decided that accountancy or a related discipline (taxation, finance, etc. ) is the career path for you, then this course may be more suited to you. 

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CAO Points 
2013 Points

440

Change from 2012: 

20

History: 2012 - 420
2011 - 420
2010 - 410
2009 - 455
2008 - 450
2007 - 455
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