Geraldine King, CEO National Recruitment Federation

One of our main roles as a federation is to support our Members and the wider recruitment profession, especially in times of uncertainty.

Here we will do our best to bring you the latest information, resources and support you might need during this challenging time arising from Covid-19.

We plan to cover a range of topics to help you whether it’s about adapting to working from home, advising your employees or where to go to seek financial support.

We’ll keep adding to it as things develop and if there is anything else you would like included here please let us know by emailing

We are here to help!


Geraldine King,
CEO, National Recruitment Federation

Business & Contingency Planning

The following links will bring you to further business and contingency planning resources:

ERF Guidance Document – Business Continuity Planning & Workplace Issues for COVID-19
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Business Response Plan – from Enterprise Ireland
Business Continuity Planning – Checklist of preparatory actions in responding to COVID-19 – from DBEI


The following links will bring you to further training resources:

The Recruitment Network

Please see a link that gives you full free access to The Recruitment Network Portal. For those of you who are not familiar with this organisation James Osborne owner of TRN is a training partner of ERF. The Training Network portal has some very useful guidance and tips that may be of help to you and your teams. You will need to register here and set up your own password. Access is offered free for all your staff so if of interest you can share this link with them.

Staying Informed and Connected: Resources to Help Navigate Work and Coronavirus - from LinkedIn - including 16 LinkedIn Learning Courses for free

Getting you back to work: A helping hand with Social Talent
Social Talent has decided to offer anyone who's been affected by COVID-19 and lost their job, a three-month account with SocialTalent. They hope this will give you the opportunity to improve the skills you need to get your next role. More info here.


The following links will bring you to further wellbeing resources:
Minding your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak - HSE
Living Mindfully in Our Ever-changing World