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Not surprisingly, some aspect of the natural sciences will run through the Naturalist's interests - from ecological awareness to nutrition and health. People with an interest in horticulture, land usage and farming (including fish) are Naturalists.

Some Naturalists focus on animals rather than plants, and may enjoy working with, training, caring for, or simply herding them. Other Naturalists will prefer working with the end result of nature's produce - the food produced from plants and animals. Naturalists like solving problems with solutions that show some sensitivity to the environmental impact of what they do. They like to see practical results and prefer action to talking and discussing.

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A day in the life of a Client Account Executive
Posted by Insurance

A day in the life of a Client Account Executive

Marie Cronin of McMahon Galvin Insurance Brokers speaks about the path her career in insurance has taken so far – from her first days in the JLT post room to working with insurers all around Ireland and the UK. Tell us about a typical day for you, Marie. I&rsquo

What does a Claims Handler actually do?
Posted by CareersPortal

What does a Claims Handler actually do?

One of the main roles that underpins the insurance industry is the claims handler. As the first point of contact in the company after a customer has a car accident or a break-in at their home, claims handlers must be a good all-rounders; supportive, caring and decisive, with

What does an underwriter actually do?
Posted by Insurance

What does an underwriter actually do?

Underwriters evaluate risks and decide whether to provide insurance cover and on what basis. This is an essential role for any insurance company; if it’s carried out correctly the company will select the best risks at the right price, which will ultimately make profits for your company. Learn

What does an Insurance Broker actually do?
Posted by Insurance

What does an Insurance Broker actually do?

Insurance Brokers act as link between insurance companies and their customers. They get to know their customers’ requirements and advise on the most suitable insurance products – for example motor or home insurance. Faced with a vast choice of insurance companies and products of varying prices, Brokers act as

Insurance Practitioner Apprentice
Posted by Insurance

Insurance Practitioner Apprentice

"I'll have three years experience and a degree at 22" Just under a year ago, Aloise Robinson was diligently filling in her CAO form, although after months of research, she admits that she didn’t really know what she wanted to do, and

Discover the Apprenticeship Route to an Accounting Technician’s Career
Posted by Accounting Technicians Ireland

Discover the Apprenticeship Route to an Accounting Technician’s Career

The Accounting Technician Apprenticeship, launched in September 2017, is an exciting and innovative new route to accountancy. Graduates of this programme will be fully qualified  Accounting Technicians  with two years solid work experience and a pathway open to become a fully qualified  accountant . This is an alternative

7 Steps to an Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship
Posted by Insurance

7 Steps to an Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship

The 2018 Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship programme is open for applications. If you can see yourself as an insurance apprentice, there are plenty of things you can do now to get your application ready and prepare yourself for the recruitment process. The following is a series of steps you can take

From DCU to Silicon Valley – My Career in Tax Journey
Posted by Irish Tax Institute

From DCU to Silicon Valley – My Career in Tax Journey

My name is Ronan Ferry, and I work with PwC. Ronan, can you tell us about your college degree. I did a degree in Accounting and Finance, and a Masters in Accounting, both from DCU. What was it about tax as a career that interested you? With the degree I

My career as a CTA in the Cayman Islands
Posted by Irish Tax Institute

My career as a CTA in the Cayman Islands

Hi, I’m Louise Nicholson, and I work in EY Cayman Islands. Louise – tell us about school and college I went to school in Copsewood College, Pallaskenry in Limerick. It was during my time in Copsewood, with the encouragement of one particular teacher whom I greatly admired that

Sheila O'Connor - Engineering Project Auditor
Posted by CareersPortal

Sheila O'Connor - Engineering Project Auditor

Sheila O’Connor is a qualified engineer who works as an Auditor at the ESB. Q: Tell us a bit about your background. I work in Internal Audit at ESB. The team has people from disciplines ranging from IT to accounting to engineering. As a team, Audit is responsible

Financial Services Jobs and changes in the Funds Industry
Posted by CareersPortal

Financial Services Jobs and changes in the Funds Industry

Ireland is now recognised as a centre of excellence in the provision of fund accounting and fund administration services.  In fact, the investment funds industry is now the largest employer in the International Financial Services market in Ireland. This industry led to the launch of the IFSC in the

An Overview of Forensic Accountancy
Posted by CareersPortal

An Overview of Forensic Accountancy

"The requirement for a forensic accountant is often associated with court proceedings whether they are civil or criminal. However, there are many situations whereby a client may wish to carry out a forensic review", Emma Cadden, Senior Manager in Forensic Accounting   1. What is a forensic accountant? The role

Career Change - From Veterinary to Accountancy
Posted by CareersPortal

Career Change - From Veterinary to Accountancy

It’s possible to do well in Chartered Accountancy exams without a business degree. Very well. In fact this year, the best FAE (final year) exam results were achieved by a student who started off his career as a vet. In this blog post we talk with student

Senior Economist - OECD
Posted by CareersPortal

Senior Economist - OECD

"Recruitment is rigorous but careers are rewarding." William Hynes, Senior Economist - OECD My career began at Trinity College Dublin, where I was a student in economics for six years. I gradually built up my knowledge of maths, statistics and economic theory through graduate courses. As my studies and

So you want to be a CFA?
Posted by CareersPortal

So you want to be a CFA?

A thousand hours of study needed to join elite group of CFA graduates. It’s notoriously difficult – only one candidate in every five signing up will complete the programme. It’s not cheap – it will set you back more than $1,000 (€743) for each

A Constantly Evolving Career in Compliance
Posted by CareersPortal

A Constantly Evolving Career in Compliance

Taking in to account the ever changing regulatory environment with new and emerging legislation in the current market, Donal Whelan, Manager for Compliance at Robert Walters Ireland, has created an informative article on the constantly evolving career in compliance for employers, and current or prospective compliance professionals. The evolving skill

Career Profile: Financial Engineer
Posted by CareersPortal

Career Profile: Financial Engineer

I was one of the lucky people," said Rupa Patel, reflecting on her childhood. "I knew I liked maths from a very early age." For Rupa, maths was never hard work — indeed, it was something that she always enjoyed doing. "Even going back to primary school, I was good

How your degree can lead to a career in Tax
Posted by Irish Tax Institute

How your degree can lead to a career in Tax

In our Career in Tax blog we meet people from varying undergraduate backgrounds, from Law to neuroscience who all have one thing in common, they have all pursued a career in tax. Read more about their intereseting career journeys below.  Hi my name is  Noel Gavin  and

Conor Walsh: Graduate in Tax
Posted by Deloitte

Conor Walsh: Graduate in Tax

Hear from Conor Walsh...  Position:  Tax Assistant College Attended:  Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, UCD Course Completed :  Master of Accounting How did your degree contribute to you working with Deloitte, and what was involved in the selection process for the programme?   While it

Fionnán Johnson: A Career in Audit & Advisory
Posted by Deloitte

Fionnán Johnson: A Career in Audit & Advisory

Meet Fionnán Johnson winner of the Arthur H Muir prize for the top placed candidate in Ireland for CAP1 exams My name is Fionnán Johnson and I'm about to enter the second year of my graduate training contract. Having completed a summer internship with the

Kenneth Henry: Graduate in Tax
Posted by Deloitte

Kenneth Henry: Graduate in Tax

My Story My name is Kenneth Henry and I am a tax assistant in Deloitte’s Corporate Tax Department. As an undergraduate, I completed a degree in Business Studies and French in Trinity College, Dublin, specialising in strategic management and international business. Over the course of my studies I

Key workplace skills for Trainee Chartered Accountants
Posted by Deloitte

Key workplace skills for Trainee Chartered Accountants

Life at Deloitte Hear from Ronan Fogarty ... Key workplace skills trainee Chartered Accountants should focus on developing as they begin or work through their training contract For any trainee Chartered Accountant beginning a training contract or working through one, there are some key skills that one should focus on developing

Maedhbh O'Driscoll: Corporate Finance
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Maedhbh O'Driscoll: Corporate Finance

Name:   Maedhbh O’Driscoll Position:   Trainee 4 Department:  Corporate Finance College Attended:  University College CorkCourse Completed: BSc. Finance Life at Deloitte ... When did you join Deloitte and why did you decide to go for the position? I joined Deloitte in September 2013. I decided to

Kate McErlean: Analyst in Financial Services
Posted by Deloitte

Kate McErlean: Analyst in Financial Services

Graduate from Commerce and Chinese Studies Analyst in Financial Services, Deloitte How you became interested in a career in the finance sector? In my final year in college, I did a lot of research into careers that would interest me and I began to pursue consulting as my top choice

Life as a STEM Graduate at Deloitte
Posted by Irish Tax Institute

Life as a STEM Graduate at Deloitte

Conor McDaid – Tax Graduate I graduated from UCD in 2017 with a BSc in General Science. After graduation, l was unsure of what career path to take in life – I’ve always had a strong passion for science but the reality of working long term in a

Life at Deloitte
Posted by Irish Tax Institute

Life at Deloitte

Jack English – Risk Advisory, Technology Assurance Graduate I was studying for my undergraduate degree in Business Information System (BIS) in UCC and as part of the course; I was required to complete a six-month internship. I was given the opportunity to join the Technology Assurance team within the