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 Lisa Berry from McDonald's to give some advice for people considering this job:


Lisa Berry

Restaurant Manager


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  Lisa Berry

My advice would be it is definitely a job where if you work hard and maintain your ambition you can have a satisfying career.

I think the biggest misconception is that McDonald's is only a job and stop gap to something else.

You will need patience, drive and commitment and be able to adapt to change. The skills you will learn with this job will be lifelong skills.


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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Health Sector Jobs Expo 10th October

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Health Sector Jobs Expo 10th October

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 

Health Sector Jobs Expo 10th October

Dedicated Health Recruitment Exhibition takes place in Dublin on Saturday 10th October at the Clyde Court Hotel.

The Health Sector Jobs Expo is a dedicated recruitment exhibition for all healthcare professionals. The expo is free to attend.

With the recruitment embargo lifted and the creation of hundreds of new nursing posts, there are now more job opportunities than ever throughout Ireland. Equally, demand for Irish based healthcare professionals to work overseas still exist making the Health Sector Jobs Expo a key event for all Nurses, Midwives, Doctors, Dentists and Allied Health Professionals for opportunities at home or abroad.

The Health Sector Jobs Expo is free to attend, but registration is required in advance.

Interviews and job offers will be made at the Health Sector Jobs Expo to suitably qualified and experienced candidates.

In order to facilitate job offers being made at the exhibition, employers request that all jobseekers bring a copy of their CV/Resume and copies of all relevant qualifications. Nurses and Midwives are requested to have their PIN available for employers.

Full details of the event and online registration available here

For a list of exhibitors at the event click here

The CareersPortal Team