COVID-19 RESOURCE HUB - Brightred Recruitment


We have created this page to provide you with guidance and information, to help you manage the many challenges created by COVID-19. We are committed to supporting our clients and candidates during this time of uncertainty. Our team are standing by to help you with the issues that are most urgent to your business. 

Advice on remote working

Four ways to reduce your exposure to cyberattacks as a result of remote/home working
Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) March 20th, 2020

Without exception, we find that remote working is one of the top three critical vulnerabilities which can result in a serious cyber incident. There are a lot of things to consider and guidance will vary by business, but the following is the latest advice from REC business partner Mitigo to proportionately reduce this risk of a cyber breach. Read more

A Helpful Guide – Working from Home & Wellbeing
Brightred Resourcing April 10th, 2020

We would like to share with you a helpful guide our HR team put together for looking at working from home and wellbeing. The document provide some useful tools, advice and ideas. We hope you find it useful and please feel free to share with any colleagues, friends and family that you think may find it beneficial.

Web and Video Conferencing Software 

Web and video conferencing tools have become fundamental to how many teams communicate with each other and organisations conduct business.  Here is a list of some of the top Web and Video Conferencing Software available.

Zoom is a unified communications platform primarily known for its use as a web conferencing tool. It features HD video and audio, collaboration tools, chat functionality, and an enterprise cloud phone system.

BlueJeans is a cloud-based web conferencing and unified communications software with multi-vendor, multi-device interoperability with both mobile and browser integration for businesses of any size. BlueJeans also provides several collaboration tools and integration with commonly used applications.

Microsoft Teams combines video conferencing software with team collaboration tools. The communications platform allows MS Office users to conduct conference calls and share files via SharePoint, and join or initiate a group chat. 

TeamViewer provides software for both remote management and online collaborations. With TeamViewer, users have access to fully integrated online conference solutions for audio and video communication, including interactive screen sharing and remote access features.

GoToMeeting is an online meeting, desktop sharing, and video conferencing software that enables users to connect via the internet. It hosts a suite of online meeting tools, including real-time screen sharing and integrated audio.

Career Support

Top 10 Video Interview Tips
Brightred Resourcing April 2nd, 2020

COVID-19 changed the way we conduct our professional lives, and it’s highly likely that your next interview could still be a video interview. While the questions and conversations are likely to be the same, there are some differences between interviewing in-person versus through a digital screen. If you’re in the process of getting ready for a job interview on video, here are our top 10 tips to help you land your dream job. 

CV’s & Cover Letters

Even in our age of social networking, don’t underestimate the importance of a solid resume and cover letter. They’re often a company’s first look at your background and skills, which means they need to be organised and well-polished. Well represented skills on a CV can be the determining factor between employment and the job of your dreams. Here you some helpful CV templates and tips for making the perfect statement.

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