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.

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St. Michael's House

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You need to be interested in people, and want to help them. Interests in Creative Arts can help as well as having a degree in Social Studies and having plenty of work experience.

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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250 New Jobs with Consulting firm Accenture

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250 New Jobs with Consulting firm Accenture

Friday, January 22, 2016 

250 New Jobs with Consulting firm Accenture

Consulting firm Accenture is expanding its presence in Ireland and expects to hire up to 250 new staff by the end of this year.

The new jobs include roles for:

  • Software developers
  • Data scientists
  • Online advertising professionals

These additional jobs come on top of the 200 already announced by the company in September.

Alastair Blair, Accenture's managing director in Ireland, said the company was recruiting to meet client demand which was fuelled by the economic growth it had seen last year and which it expects to continue over the year ahead. "We are a truly global company and we are working to attract people to Ireland and to encourage those who have emigrated to return," he added. 

Details of career opportunities with Accenture, including graduate careers, are available here.

What's it like to work at Accenture? Visit Accenture Employer insights here.

The CareersPortal Team