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career management

11
Oct

Thanks Dad

Last week my Dad passed away. We were lucky as a family to be by his bedside when he passed, and it was a peaceful ending for him. We cared for him in his later years and we have no regrets. I am back to work this week and reflecting on his legacy, three things…
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22
May

New Study Finds 64% is average score for Future Career Readiness

Future Workforce Readiness Research Study Revealed Busyness is leading to False Confidence in being Prepared for Future of Work   Harmonics, the Irish partner of OI Global Partners (one of the world’s largest career consulting partnerships), has released the findings from its Future Workforce Readiness Research Study. The purpose of the study was to measure…
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9
Jan

News: Accountancy Ireland Magazine Article

The Age of Disruption An article by John Fitzgerald featured in Accountancy Ireland recently – the magazine for Chartered Accountants in Ireland. In the article he talks about why we should all care about the future of work. In short, our employability depends on it. Click here to read the article

11
Dec

News: New Online Tool to Prepare Global Workforce for Future of Work

Every Working Professional has a choice – Stay Ahead or Fall Behind     11 December 2018:  Harmonics Group, an indigenous Irish firm and lead member of OI Global Partners (one of the world’s largest career consulting partnerships), has launched a dynamic online research tool to measure how prepared individuals are for the future of…
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28
May

4 Critical Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer

Diarmuid called me all excited, he had just been offered a new role. I had coached him in the past through a messy time in his career when he was being forced out of a company. It had drained him of confidence and it took a while for him to pick up the pieces. Years…
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29
Apr

All Star Accreditation for John Fitzgerald

Pictured on right is John Fitzgerald being presented with his accreditation by Neil Pakey, one of the All Star competition judges John Fitzgerald, managing director at Harmonics Group, received an All Star Accreditation for Thought Leadership in Career Management at the Fourth Annual All-Ireland Business Summit powered by Audi. Leading lights in Irish Business descended…
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12
Apr

5 Great Questions to Ask Yourself If You Hit a Career Ceiling

Career ceilings happen; there are only so many seats at the top table. But, if you feel you have hit a career ceiling where you work, it’s important to firstly ask yourself, could I have done any more here? I would caution before you assume and blame others or the organisation. Start with holding the…
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26
Feb

It’s the Environment Stupid

James Carville, Bill Clinton’s campaign manager for the 1992 Presidential election once claimed “it’s the economy stupid” which proved a highly successful strategy. He focussed on what was concerning people most and this had the greatest resonance. In observing many organisations’ approach to Talent and Career Management, I believe many are not focussing on what…
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28
Jan

What’s your next Transfer Move?

It’s January and it’s a busy month of the year for Transfers in the Premiership Football season. Sky Sports has a Transfer Centre to update us on the latest big money moves before the transfer window closes. These Premiership Football stars have their agents to advise them and negotiate big money moves between clubs. Alexis…
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12
Dec

Time for a Career Stocktake?

“It’s the first time you’ve driven me to school Dad!” As part of an Executive Outplacement Programme Harmonics is delivering for an organisation, I am currently coaching a Senior Executive who has decided to take a voluntary severance package. He is a driven go-getter and always has been. Keen to look to the future, he…
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