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In a landmark study from the Harvard Business Review, Daniel Goleman’s “Leadership That Gets Results” outlines the most successful leadership styles in business. Through an analysis of more than 3,000 mid-level managers, the three-year study determined that a manager’s leadership style accounts for 30 percent of the company’s bottom-line profitability.   The study also found […]


RTÉ to pay out €25m to cut 100 jobs – Sarah Slater


The first round of voluntary redundancy offers at RTÉ is expected in August. The latest round of cuts will cost at least €25m in severance pay. Current employees, most of whom are the last remaining permanent staff, will be given up to eight weeks to consider the package. RTÉ sources say that up to 100 […]


On Adword IPG Mediabrands Launches New Social Media Agency in Ireland


Irish advertisers are investing more of their budgets in social media – €50.8m in 2016 up 133% from €22.1m 2015- according to IPG Mediabrands which this week launched a new social media agency in Dublin called Mediabrands Society. “However, it’s becoming an increasingly complex space for brands. Quite apart from the main platforms of Facebook, […]


Professional job vacancies surge amid Brexit and GDPR worries


Interesting article on Silicon Republic by Gordon Hunt today … The number of professional job vacancies has risen significantly in recent months, though the lack of available workers exaggerates this further. According to a new report, between March and April, professional job vacancies in Ireland grew by 7pc, with an added strain on the jobs […]


EU proposes four months’ paid parental leave

Parental leave We’ll be watching any developments on this with great interest in the Rightfit offices… Irish workers could gain the right to four months of paid parental leave for the first time under a proposal from Brussels that aims to encourage fathers to take on more parenting responsibilities. The Sunday Times reports that Ireland […]




Interesting article written by written by Robert McHugh posted on Business world today..A new report by the Irish Medtech Association Skillnet and Irish Medtech Association has found that the Government must invest in new technologies and skills to reap the benefits from advances in manufacturing or get left behind as the UK and US fight […]


How to Battle High Staff Turnover


If you’re finding that you’re spending a lot of your time writing up job adverts, filling in paperwork and handing out P45s – then you may think you have a problem with staff retention. High staff turnover isn’t always a bad thing – injecting some new blood into the company can bring fresh ideas and […]


Latest Media News – Communicorp to centralise sales operation


Radio group Communicorp is recruiting a new direct sales director who will report to chief executive Adrian Serle. The move comes as the group, owned by Denis O’Brien, prepares to centralise its commercial operations across its Irish radio stations, Today FM, Newstalk, Spin 1038, Spin South West and 98FM. The recruitment ad states that the […]


No guarantees for advertisers as extremists beat Google algorithm


Latest update in the Irish times today , here at Rightfit, Ireland’s premier Digital, Media, marketing and Sales selection agency, we are watching the Google ad placements scenario with interest. It would be wrong to imply that the internet is the only place where advertisers find themselves on a sticky wicket. In their time, advertisers have […]