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 Deborah Caffrey from Intel to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Deborah Caffrey

Electronic Engineer

Intel

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  Deborah Caffrey
For my particular job role, as a yield analysis engineer, good organization and communication skills are quite important. Along with having the technical knowledge, being able to properly communicate your ideas/findings is very important. A lot of my day is spent dealing with other people in the factory and it is very important to be able to communicate efficiently with them.
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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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Unemployed - What Next?

The information below provides an overview of some frequently asked questions in relation to applying to the Department of Social Protection for social welfare entitlements when you are unemployed.

What do I do when I become unemployed?

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How do I qualify for Jobseeker's Benefit payment?

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Made Redundant - Will the amount of my redundancy payment affect my rate of benefit?

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How much will I get paid on Jobseeker's?

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What happens if I don’t have enough PRSI contributions paid to qualify for Jobseeker’s Benefit?

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How often will I have to sign on for my unemployment payment?

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Will I be entitled to any other supports now that I am unemployed?

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Is the procedure the same if I am only reducing my hours worked?

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Who pays for Bank Holidays when I am working reduced hours?

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I am self-employed but my income and work has drastically reduced in the past six months. Can I claim Jobseeker’s Allowance?

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I saw a poster on the notice board in my school when I was in 6th year and I thought, yeah that job looks like something I’d want to work at. So I filled out an application form, then I got called for an aptitude test along with hundreds of other hopefuls. Once I got past the aptitude test I then had an interview, and then as they say, the rest is history.
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