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BrightHR Launches £1 Million Recruitment Drive


BrightHR, a Manchester-based HR software firm, is launching a £1 million recruitment drive to help meet international demand for its product.

The firm which was founded in 2015 and funded by two of the North West’s best-known entrepreneurs, Peter and Fred Done, is hiring 25 new software delivery roles over the next three months.

The newly created roles span all levels—from junior to expert—and include product owners, business analysts, developers, development leads UX designers. The firm also plans to strengthen its sales team to support the significant momentum in the SME market for its software.

BrightHR has over 220,000 users in the UK, Ireland and Canada. And soon, it’ll be available in Australia and New Zealand.

Alastair Brown, Chief Technology Officer at BrightHR, said:

“BrightHR’s delighted to be investing in securing new talent. The investment will not only benefit our ambitious growth plans but our customers as well.

“We’re thrilled with the products our teams have created so far, and we’re looking for new talent to help us come up with and create fresh technology.”

Brown continued:

“It’s a unique and inspiring place to work. And over the last year, we’ve launched four new products, entered multiple international markets, and released and improved thirty new features.

“These are exciting times for BrightHR and we’re keen to attract the best and brightest talent from the North West tech scene.”


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