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 John Traynor from CRH plc to give some advice for people considering this job:


John Traynor

Development Analyst

CRH plc

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  John Traynor
This is a job that you must be really interested in to succeed in. At times the hours can be very long and the work can be very challenging. You must be prepared to put up with the hard work in order to get the real experience and career progress that the job can offer you. If you are not really interested in this work you will be letting yourself and your colleagues down.

The Linguistic's interests are usually focused on ideas and information exchange. They tend to like reading a lot, and enjoy discussion about what has been said. Some will want to write about their own ideas and may follow a path towards journalism, or story writing or editing. Others will develop skills in other languages, perhaps finding work as a translator or interpreter. Most Linguistic types will enjoy the opportunity to teach or instruct people in a topic they are interested in.
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Cherry Orchard CTC Horsemanship NOW Enrolling

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Cherry Orchard CTC Horsemanship NOW Enrolling

Friday, May 29, 2015 

Cherry Orchard CTC Horsemanship NOW Enrolling

Cherry Orchard Community Training Centre, the community based educational facility in Ballyfermot, Dublin, are NOW ENROLLING for the Horsemanship Training Programme.

  • Are you aged between 16 and 21? 
  • Have you left school early, but still wish to complete a major Fetac (QQI) Level 3/4 Award?
  • Are you interested in horses?

You will recieve a payment depending on your age: 

16/17 years old - €40 per week 

18 - 21 years old - €160 per week 

Phone: 01 6209160 or  email

The CareersPortal Team