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What are your interests?



The Social person's interests focus on interacting with the people in their environment. In all cases, the Social person enjoys the personal contact with 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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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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Mark Kehoe
Assistant Principal - Civil Service - Mark Kehoe
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Margaret Donaghue
Prison Officer - Margaret Donaghue
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Ciaran Walsh
Ciaran Walsh, Forestry Professional

Ciaran Walsh works in the Forestry sector where his job involves administering grant applications for woodland creation schemes, approving felling licence applications, and giving general advice to woodland owners and managers.

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