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 James Sheridan from Failte Ireland to give some advice for people considering this job:


James Sheridan

Restaurant Manager

Failte Ireland

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  James Sheridan

The best thing about this industry is you can get a job in the local hotel or restaurant, part time, and see if you like it.

Sit down with the manager and have a list of questions prepared. Don't make too many plans, just go with the flow, be nice/positive to everybody and things will go alright


The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.
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Weekly Jobs and Career News Round Up November 6th

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Weekly Jobs and Career News Round Up November 6th

Friday, November 06, 2015 

Weekly Jobs and Career News Round Up November 6th

This week saw a steady flow of jobs announcements with more seasonal work coming on stream for the Christmas period. There was also another boost for the tech sector with 320 jobs announced across six high-growth companies. Details of a careers open day at BMS is also included with a number of job vacancies now being recruited for at the company. Click on the links for full details. 

Now Recruiting …

Jobs Coming Soon …

  • 320 New Tech Sector Jobs - The new jobs will be spread across six companies and span a number of sectors such as Technology and Business Services. All companies are actively recruiting for roles in their Dublin operations.


Lots of advice and valuable


for jobseekers here


For Students ... 

  • Careers in Tax Talks for Schools – The Irish Tax Institute has a team of members who are available to give a talk to second level students and share their inspiring career stories.

Want to win a MacBook Air?

The competition is open to 2nd level students

who have completed Work Experience.

Career News …

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The CareersPortal Team