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 Jonathan Pugsley from Sustainable Energy Authority to give some advice for people considering this job:


Jonathan Pugsley

Energy Manager

Sustainable Energy Authority

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  Jonathan Pugsley

Communication and team skills are probably the most important aspect overlooked.

In energy management, it is not I that saves the energy, but often it is folks on the ground using the equipment.

It is the energy managers job to educate by communication, the importance of doing the right things, savings then come as a result.


The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.
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Defence Forces 2015 Cadetship Open for Applications

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Defence Forces 2015 Cadetship Open for Applications

Friday, April 24, 2015 

Defence Forces 2015 Cadetship Open for Applications

The Defence Forces are looking for candidates with leadership potential, commitment, a sense of duty and a high level of physical fitness, in order to fill essential appointments in the:

  • Army Line
  • Army Equitation
  • Air Corps Pilot
  • Naval Service Operations
  • Naval Service Electrical Engineer
  • Naval Service Marine Engineer

Closing date for this competition is 1st May, 2015

Applications can be made by the following:


Candidates must be 18 years of age or above and under 28 years of age on the closing date for receipt of applications which is 1st May 2015.

All of the Cadetships are open to male and female applicants on an equal basis.

Candidates are advised to read the Full Terms and Conditions for this camapaign before commencing their application.

To make an application through Irish send an email to to request an application form.

To Start your Application Online Click Here


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