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 Ray Harli from Civil and Public Service Jobs to give some advice for people considering this job:


Ray Harli


Civil and Public Service Jobs

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  Ray Harli
Sketch, sketch, sketch, and when you have finished sketching, sketch some more...and see the world, walk if you have the time.

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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Weekly Jobs and Career News Round Up August 7th

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Weekly Jobs and Career News Round Up August 7th

Friday, August 07, 2015 

Weekly Jobs and Career News Round Up August 7th

It has been a quiet enough week on the jobs front however Tuesday saw the launch of the Army recruitment campaign and some more positive jobs news followed throughout the week. Click on the links below for full details.  

Jobs Announcements 

  • 50 New Jobs with Feelsright - Employee and recognition rewards company Feelsright has announced it will create more than 50 jobs in Dublin before the end of the year.
  • Major Jobs Boost for Cork with New Digital Hub - Ludgate@Skibbereen a new Digital Hub has been launched in Cork with the aim of creating 500 jobs in five years, with an initial minimum of 75 jobs expected in the start-up phase.

AND ...

  • You can also explore the full list of current job vacancies on the government’s job portal JobsIreland

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For Students ...

Leaving Cert Helpline for Parents and Students - The helpline will open at 10am on August 12th to deal with any queries you may have after the results have been released.  



CAO First Round Offers ~ 17th August 2015  

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Career Planning ...

Campaign to Promote Careers in the Seafood Sector - Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency have launched a social media campaign to call on more young people to consider the sector as a viable career option.

Recruitment for BIM Training Programmes - BIM is currently recruiting for its QQI Level 5 Certificate in Commercial Fishing and Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport Engineer Officer (Fishing Fishing) training programmes. 

AND ...

CAO First Preference choices reflecting Job Market Trends - Final figures on CAO course choices show an increase in applicants in areas where job opportunities are growing such as construction, technology and law. 

Irish Jobs Market among most active in Europe - The latest Robert Walters report shows which sectors the demand for jobs are increasing in. 

New National Skills Bulletin 2015 NOW Available -

The report highlights the Skills Shortages across all career sectors. have now integrated the 'Jobs in Demand' details across the National Occupations Database and

fully updated the Labour Market Information area.

CareersPortal Guidance Counselling Service - CareersPortal are providing a professional one-to-one guidance counselling service for students and adults who would like support in making career, educational and/or employment decisions.

This service is of particular benefit to career changers, jobseekers, students and those looking to explore their career and education options. 

The CareersPortal Team