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 Padraig Parle from Department of Education and Skills to give some advice for people considering this job:


Padraig Parle

Teacher - Special Needs

Department of Education and Skills

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  Padraig Parle
It is essential to be a very patient and organised person. Also you must have a sense of humour, be easy going and not take yourself too seriously.

Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.
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Career Development Programme at the Library

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Career Development Programme at the Library

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 

Career Development Programme at the Library

Dublin City Public Libraries Career Direction and Development Programme 2015

Below are the details of events taking place in February 2015:

For further details contact:

Business Information Centre

Public Library 

Ilac Shopping Centre

Henry Street 

Dublin 1 

Tel: 01 8733996 /8734333 Fax: 01 8721451



The CareersPortal Team