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 Linda Byrnes from Bank of Ireland to give some advice for people considering this job:


Linda Byrnes

Pensions Administrator

Bank of Ireland

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  Linda Byrnes

Someone considering this job would need to:

  • Be a team player Be able to work on your own initiative
  • Possess good numeric & computer skills
  • Have good organisations skills – due to the immense amount of information to process on a daily basis
  • Be a people person, have effective interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly.

Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their best operating under supervisors who give clear guidelines, and performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.

They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.
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Core Media are Hiring 10 Graduates

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Core Media are Hiring 10 Graduates

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 

Core Media are Hiring 10 Graduates

Core Media has announced the launch of its first formal graduate recruitment programme.

Core is looking for 10 new graduate additions to join its growing ‘family’, including the likes of Clear Blue Water, Ignite Research, MediaVest and Starcom.

The successful candidates will join the group in September with a comprehensive induction process involving Core Knowledge, the company’s on-site state-of-the-art learning and development facility, and the graduates will then be immersed in each of the companies that make up Core Media.

They require that you have a 3rd level qualification and leaving cert Maths while being passionate about marketing communications and all forms of media.

The roles on offer are permanent entry level with a view to candidates developing and progressing. In addition Core Media also offer full career support and a generous and incentive benefit scheme.

They encourage CVs which ‘don’t follow the normal convention’ but let your personality shine through.

The deadline to apply is April 12th with interviews being held late May/ first week June.

For full details click here.

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The CareersPortal Team