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 Stewart from Smart Futures to give some advice for people considering this job:


James Stewart

Science Communicator

Smart Futures

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  James Stewart
Get some experience even if it is voluntary work so that you have an idea if you like the sector and you will have something to talk about at interview.

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 January 29th

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Weekly Jobs and Career News Round Up January 29th

Friday, January 29, 2016 

Weekly Jobs and Career News Round Up January 29th

It has been quieter on the jobs front this week, however employment is still booming in the tech sector with more IT roles coming on stream in Cork, Dublin and Galway. With the first CAO deadline looming, make sure you are fully equipped for completing your application with the 'CAO Toolbox' below. Click on the links for full details. 

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