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


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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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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education


Business Studies

Code:  5M2468 BSXX
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

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Further Information...

This is an excellent 1 year, full time programme for those interested in pursuing careers in the business sector or who wish to progress to further study. For more info visit

Typical Modules
• Business Administration
• Bookkeeping- Manual and Computerised
• Payroll- Manual & Computerised
• Communications
• Work Experience
• Spreadsheet Methods
• Word Processing
• Customer Services
• Insurance

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Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Business Analyst   Financial Trader  
Management Associate   Management Consultant  
Financial Adviser   Economist / Economist EU  
Financial Manager - EU   Front Office Junior Manager  
Personal Assistant   Payroll Manager  
Secretary   Bi-lingual / Multi-lingual Secretary  
Archivist   Wedding Planner  
Letting Agent / Landlord   Actuary  
Standard Underwriter - Insurance   Reinsurance Technician  
Bank / Financial Manager    Financial Analyst  
Insurance Loss Assessor   Technical Underwriter - Insurance  
Insurance Claims Handler   Insurance Loss Adjuster  
Fund Accountant   Fund Administrator  
Bank Official   Investment Fund Manager  
Investment Banker   Commodity Broker  
Building Society Manager   Corporate Sales Manager  
Commercial Banking Officer   Insurance Broker  
Pension Fund Manager   Recruitment Team Leader  
Fund Manager   Fund Supervisor  
Special Investigations Unit Analyst   Risk Analyst  
Client Relations Manager   Customer Service Representative  
Accounts Administrator   Auditor  
Accounting Technician   Tax Accountant  
Stockbroker   Debt Collector  
Financial Controller    

Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Banking, Insurance & Financial Services
Clerical & Administration
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Progression Routes

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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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