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 Berry from McDonald's to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Lisa Berry

Restaurant Manager

McDonald's

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  Lisa Berry

My advice would be it is definitely a job where if you work hard and maintain your ambition you can have a satisfying career.

I think the biggest misconception is that McDonald's is only a job and stop gap to something else.

You will need patience, drive and commitment and be able to adapt to change. The skills you will learn with this job will be lifelong skills.

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Course Code:
DB516
Title:
Financial Services
College:
Dublin Business School
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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In the first year, students take six core business subjects, and thereafter focus on more specific financial services subjects.



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CAO Points 
2013 Points

260

Change from 2012: 

25

History:

2012 - 235
2011 - 245
2010 - 325
2009 - 310
2008 - 240
2007 - 245
2006 - 235
2005 - 235
2004 - 190
2003 -
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Essential Module Requirements:

Three Distinctions


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