HR Services


Employment Development & Succession Planning

We can provide support and advice to build successful employee development and succession planning programmes within your organisation. This will identify future skills and behaviours required for your organisation’s workforce Plan, retain high performers and overall build your organisations capability and competitiveness.

Conflict Avoidance

We can provide independent professionally conducted investigations and advice completed in a timely manner by trained investigators with in-depth knowledge of employment law. This will minimise conflict in the workplace and avoid procedural disasters.

Employee Engagement Programmes

We can show you how to drive employee engagement and enablement in your organisation and drive business performance. Higher levels of employee engagement will improve customer engagement and retention. We can identify with you the leadership behaviours and values that are linked to employee engagement. We can also assist you to drive higher levels of engagement in virtual environments and enhance employee communications.

Performance Management

We can work with you to develop a performance management process that works for your organisation and your employees. Our focus is to support you in optimising the line of sight between key performance indicators and your business plan and to develop development plans for all employees.

Coaching and Mentoring

We can devise with programmes to develop a coaching and mentoring culture within your organisation to improve your organisation capability. Delivery of a successful coaching and mentoring culture in your organisation will support high performance. We offer coaching consultations and 360-degree feedback to develop the leadership team. We also work with organisations to build mentoring programmes that will fastrack employee succession planning and employee development.

Psychometric Test User (A&B) from the British Psychological Society.

Dermot is qualified to use Tests from a variety of publishers.

Level A: Critical reasoning Test battery, technical tests, career mapper (AQR), DATS for Guidance (Pearson)

Level B: 15FQ, Jung type indicators, Disc, Prevue (AQR).


If you believe it’s time to improve your team’s performance, contact Dermot at: +353 (87) 683 7478 or fill in the form here to book your HR Services. 


Dermot Maguire joined Unleash Potential as an Associate in August 2020. Formerly the Group Head of HR at VHI Healthcare, Dermot has a wealth of experience in all aspects of HR. With a unique flair and passion for Performance Management, Employee Engagement Programmes, Employee Development, Succession Planning, Coaching and Mentoring, Mediation and Investigations and understanding of Employment Law procedures and Conflict Resolution. He has a reputation for delivering exceptional creative and innovative solutions for clients and is regarded by his peers as a shining example of a HR professional at the top of his game.

Dermot is a graduate of the National College of Ireland Relations (Management and Industrial Relations). He subsequently completed post graduate qualifications with a Master of Arts in Industrial Relations from Keele University in the U.K. and a Master of Business Studies from Dublin City University. He also holds a Diploma in Executive Coaching. He is also has received accreditations with Myers Briggs, using ESCI 360-degree tools and Psychometric Test User (A&B) from the British Psychological Society. He is a trained investigator for employment grievances and employer investigations.

Dermot has a Diploma in Company Law and Corporate Governance with the Law Society of Ireland. His professional qualifications are a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. (FCIPD).

He has lectured part time in Human Resources on third level courses at a number of Dublin universities.

He is also a current Board Director of Recycle IT. (Community Enterprise Board) and Carrs Child and Family Services.


If you believe it’s time to improve your team’s performance, contact Dermot at: +353 (87) 683 7478 or fill in the form here to book your HR Services. 


For further information any of the HR Services we offer including:

  • Employee Engagement 
  • Performance Management
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Psychometric Testing.

Please contact Unleash Potential at [email protected] 

Unleash Potential,
Fitzwilliam Hall, 
Dublin 2.
Tel. +353 87 820 2018

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