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What are your interests?

Social?

Social

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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Skills

    negotiation, social media, visual media, design, sales & marketing, communication, languages, teamwork, leadership, time management, adaptability, attention to detail, data analysis & statistics, critical thinking, researching information,

Key Facts

57%
of those employed in marketing, media and advertising are under 40
38%
of agencies are experiencing a skills gap
54%
of marketing, media and advertising agencies plan to increase their staff numbers
45%
of marketing decision–makers plan to invest more in marketing in 2019
38%
of surveyed companies prioritise attracting or retaining talant
49%
see identifying skills required by the organisation as a key challenge
75%
of surveyed companies saw leadership training as the most important area of training
56%
of surveyed HR organisations plan to increase their spend on HR technology
91%
of surveyed executives believe investing in their office workspaces would increase productivity
20-26k
expected salary range for entry level roles in 2018

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