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 Brenda O Loughlin from McDonald's to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Brenda O Loughlin

Franchisee

McDonald's

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  Brenda O Loughlin
I guess I would tell anyone considering this job that they need to be able to multi task, have good people and communication skills and be prepared to work hard.
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The Social person's interests focus on some aspect of those people in their environment. In all cases the social person enjoys the personal contact of other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people, and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.
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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


 
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What are the main entry requirements and recruitment procedures?
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For experienced candidates, requirements are determined by the positions. The recruitment process is as follows:

  • Online application (jobs.lidl.ie)
  • Assessment centre (for relevant positions)
  • First Interview
  • Second Interview

For applicants to the Retail Management Degree Programme:
Minimum entry requirements are five passes at Leaving Certificate Ordinary Level including a C3 in Ordinary Level Mathematics and a D3 in English or another language, plus an overall minimum of 250 points. Applicants can also apply after obtaining a FETAC Level 5 full award or equivalent. For further details and to apply please log on here.

For applicants to the Graduate Management Development Programme:
You must have attained or anticipate to attain a 2.1 Honours Degree in any discipline.


Where to go for current vacancies?

  • We advertise all positions on our own web site
  • We attend general and  college careers fairs
  • Vacancies can also be found on the job boards Irishjobs.ie and Jobs.ie
 






 

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