World of Work in Northern Ireland

Getting Work

Assessing Strengths and Weaknesses

When looking for a job that fits with your personality, skills and experience, it is important to honestly assess your own strengths and weaknesses.

In this next clip from Mission Employable, Julie McBride goes to a Recruitment Agency where she is questioned about what she views as her strengths and weaknesses and how this might reveal what type of work she is most suited to.

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  • Employability

    Work ExperienceLearn about the basic skills you'll need to enter the workforce and find out how one person overcame their own fears and lack of confidence to make it big.

  • Becoming Employable

    Becoming EmployableLearn about the basic skills you'll need to enter the workforce and find out how one person overcame their own fears and lack of confidence to make it big.

  • Being the Best

    Selling YourselfFrom Shank's Apprentice to Superdocs - BBC Northern Ireland has documented many people involved in the World of Work in Northern Ireland. View the clips and find out about those extra skills you'll need to move forward in your chosen job.

  • Interactive Quiz

    Interactive QuizFind out how much you've learned about getting work in Northern Ireland and the types of job available.

 

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