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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Weekly Jobs and Career News Round Up 2nd October

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Weekly Jobs and Career News Round Up 2nd October

Friday, October 02, 2015 

Weekly Jobs and Career News Round Up 2nd October

There has been a steady flow of jobs announcements this week with recruitment campaigns underway for Foreign Diplomats, ESB Graduate Programme, as well as with Accenture, UTC Aerospace, Law Firm MHC, IBM, Life Sciences Company MECO and a wide range of others. There's a promise of more jobs for Primary Teachers in Budget 2016 as well as significant Capital Investment for Education, Transport, Flood relief, Helath and Housing. On the Career Advice front, we bring those planning to study Medicine details of the various entry routes, and the 2015 Google Call to Code Competition is now open for schools to register. Click on the links below for full details.


RECRUITING SOON ~ check the website ...


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Until next week ...

The CareersPortal Team