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Realist

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

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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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Paddy Power
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