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 Deirdre Sayers from Department of Education and Skills to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Deirdre Sayers

Primary School Teacher

Department of Education and Skills

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  Deirdre Sayers
Do not go into teaching solely for holidays, and definitely not if you want to be rich! You need to like children be patient, kind and be able to work with many types of people.
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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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Contact details:
Contact Name:
HR Department
Address:
Great Connell Road
Newbridge
Co. Kildare
Email:
hr@lidl.ie
Web:
www.lidl.ie
Phone:
045 853 450

 
Lidl
Lidl

News Item:
Lidl- Bag a Degree in Retail Managment
 
Lidl has teamed up with the country’s leading independent college Dublin Business School to offer an extraordinary opportunity to students with an interest in the exciting world of retail.

The Retail Management Degree is accredited at Level 7 on the National Qualifications Framework by the Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC).

This innovative course will offer students the opportunity to successfully develop the skills and attributes needed to become a deputy store manager – the future of our business. Over the 3 year course of this programme students will alternate between college and work giving you the unique opportunity to put into practice what they learn in college, finishing up with a Bachelor of Business in Retail Management.

Benefits:

  • College fees sponsored while in a well paid job
  • A tailored training and development plan
  • Genuine long term management career prospects in an international organisation

Students must be 18 or over on September 1st this year.

For more information and to apply online see www.lidl-degree.ie
Closing Date for applications is 31st May 2013.









 

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