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Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and are drawn to commerce, trade and making deals. Some pursue sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or in management roles in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.

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Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a software engineer, interpreter, carpenter or chef?

Don't worry - we've got all the answers for you! 

We have travelled around Ireland to interview people employed in lots of different career areas to ask them what the job is really all about and how they got to where they are today. Most interviews below also have videos so you can get a real insight into their world of work ...

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Lisa Kelly
Speech and Language - Lisa Kelly
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Patricia Cleary
Patricia Cleary, Senior Systems Verification & Validation Scientist

Patricia Cleary is a Senior Systems Verification & Validation Scientist. Her job focuses on testing new instruments that will be used by hospital labs to help diagnose blood based malignancies such as cancer and HIV.

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