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 Emilia Gilroy from An Garda Síochána to give some advice for people considering this job:


Emilia Gilroy


An Garda Síochána

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It is a very rewarding but also extremely challenging job. It requires a lot of resilience, mental strength, patience and compassion. It means seeing people at their worst in the most difficult circumstances.

It involves making difficult decisions, which will have life changing consequences for the offenders. If you think you have the ability to handle all that, it is a truly great job with amazing opportunities.

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 April 29th

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Weekly Jobs and Career News Round Up April 29th

Friday, April 29, 2016 

Weekly Jobs and Career News Round Up April 29th

This week there are a number of jobs highlighted in the round up with companies and organisations who are now recruiting for a variety of jobs including; Irish language translators, nurses, army recruits and apprentices along with opportunities for those seeking employment in the Biopharma sector. Dates for your diary also included with upcoming college events. Click on the links for full details.

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