The Coronafon Mornings... A Poem by Rory Gibson.
22nd January 21
Alarm goes of 45 minutes later than before Yet rolling over even seems more difficult to endure Aching from excessive […]
Gibson Hollyhomes' 5k Santa Dash - Raising money for Francis House Children's Hospice
04th December 20
Cold-Calling – Are the Good Old Days Gone?
23rd November 20
Remote working has presented lots of new challenges for everyone. For me, working in a heavily sales-based profession it has […]
Gibson Hollyhomes - We are working flexibly from home.
05th November 20
Our office phone numbers for Manchester and Leeds have been diverted to a member of staff who will be able […]
World Mental Health Day 2020
09th October 20
WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY 2020 It is important to be aware of mental health in the workplace and at home. […]
GHH’s Second Book Reviews
08th July 20
Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike Phil Knight I read this book about 1.5 months into lockdown […]
01st July 20
Lockdown Bulge We’ve all been there at some point, the odd cheat day, week, month… year? Excessively enjoying our favourite […]
GHH’s First Book Reviews
24th June 20
GHH’s First Book Reviews It has become the new normal to come up with creative ways to pass the time, […]
17th June 20
The last few months have been testing for everyone. The “coronacoaster” is real. One week I’m feeling up-beat and loving […]
Get me to the office!
08th June 20
“So work from home if you can, but you should go to work if you can’t work from home.” The […]
Our New Normal
01st June 20
Our New Normal… Things We have Learnt and Things We will Never do again. I think it’s safe to say […]
The Seven P’s
27th May 20
The Seven P’s Prior planning and preparation prevents p*** poor performance My college teacher used to use this phrase all […]
Thoughts of an MD in a small business during the pandemic
18th May 20
Gibson Hollyhomes has been in business of 13 years in June, a feat that seemed incomprehensible I would have called […]
Rumours, Resilience and Reasons to Ride the Rollercoaster that is Recruitment...
15th October 19
My experience of recruitment so far has been a far cry from teaching English in Korea or any other job […]
Why did I choose the Property Sector and Gibson Hollyhomes?
08th October 19
The journey so far… Article by Jack Doodson I joined Gibson Hollyhomes Recruitment as I really bought into the Directors […]
Does Size Matter?
07th October 19
6 Reasons to choose a smaller Recruitment Agency – Gibson Hollyhomes. There is No “B” Team. Small agencies value ALL […]
Recruitment is just like surfing the Blue Planet!!!
10th July 19
Opportunity: Gibson Hollyhomes is 12 years into its recruitment story. I have been asked a few times recently what the […]
Choose your attitude!
12th June 19
Recruitment is a tough job sometimes. We work with a raw material which is the most interesting in the whole […]
An insight into the first 3 months of Recruitment...
06th June 19
Working as cabin crew for British Airways seems like dream job to anyone who isn’t doing it. Flying around the […]
Candidates Rule.. But how can you level the playing field?
09th April 19
Trying to recruit in a candidate driven market Any recruiter you speak to will tell you about how the market […]
Should you be working with a legal recruitment specialist?
21st March 19
You will see from my LinkedIn profile that I have been working in recruitment for a few (14!) years. My experience […]
International Women's Day
08th March 19
The 8th of March 2019 marks the 108th International Women’s Day (IWD) since it began back in 1911. In support […]
Recruitment: It’s not all money grabbing, backstabbing and shiny suits!
14th February 19
I know what you’re thinking, but no, this isn’t another article written by a recruiter self-pontificating about how they’re the […]
5 Reasons Why Candidate Feedback is Important
12th December 18
The following article is by our Recruitment Consultant, Jessica Saunders… After being in recruitment for over two years one of […]
Don’t wait until the New Year!
07th November 18
Here are 5 reasons looking for a new job should not be put off until the New Year…. You are […]
Make Yourself Stand Out in September!
25th September 18
More job adverts are posted during August to October than any other time of the year. Whilst this means plenty […]
Meet the Team: Imogen
18th September 18
A dab hand with a camera and with years of retail and sales experience under her belt, Imogen is a […]
National Payroll Week
03rd September 18
This week marks an awareness campaign you might not have heard of before. Providing an opportunity to celebrate payroll professionals […]
Should the Summer Slow down your Job Hunt?
21st August 18
Are certain times of the year better for getting hired than others? We here at Gibson Hollyhomes have been analysing […]
Meet the Team: Matt
15th August 18
Matt has worked with Gibson Hollyhomes since March 2017 and manages the Professional Services desk, working with all of our […]
When Should I Apply for a New Job? [Infographic]
02nd August 18
Research indicates there are certain times of year where employers typically take on more staff. Check out this handy infographic […]
Taking Your First Steps on the Legal Ladder
27th July 18
There are a multitude of career paths for those with an interest in law; ranging from human rights lawyer to […]
Meet the Team: Bryony
23rd July 18
Bryony graduated from the University of Chester in 2015 with a degree in Drama and Theatre studies. After traveling around […]
Soft Skills Change Lives
13th July 18
Did you know that young people are almost three times more likely to be unemployed than adults? With labour market […]
Thoughts of a dancer.... from Lisa Director & Co Founder of Gibson Hollyhomes
22nd June 18
This time tomorrow the nerves will have really kicked in as we prepare to take to the dance floor for […]
Festival of learning: why lifelong learning benefits both employee and employer
18th June 18
This week marks the Festival of Learning, the biggest celebration of lifelong learning in England. Originally known as Adult Learners […]
Working parents... Find the right work-life balance this Father’s Day
15th June 18
According to recent research in the 2018 Modern Families Index published by work-life charity Working Families and childcare provider Bright […]
See what our candidates think...
08th June 18
How did you hear about Gibson Hollyhomes? I was recommended Gibson Hollyhomes by a good friend of mine who had […]
Meet the Team: Hannah
05th June 18
Hannah has been with Gibson Hollyhomes since 2011 and works on the Legal Desk specialising in support recruitment throughout Manchester […]
Thoughts of a Dancer…….. from Rory our Managing Director
16th May 18
It is six weeks to go before I am exposed to a crowd of Family, Friends and Clients in one […]
Mental health at work
14th May 18
From 14th – 20th May the Mental Health Organisation are holding Mental Health Awareness Week, with the focus being on […]
Meet the Team: Craig
09th May 18
Craig has over 5 years of experience in recruitment, working from both Manchester and London and covering the UK and […]
Gibson Hollyhomes presents to you… Strictly Come Dancing
17th April 18
On 23rd June, the team at Gibson Hollyhomes will be putting on their glad rags and grabbing their dancing shoes […]
4 ways to reduce stress at work
16th April 18
April in the UK is National Stress Awareness Month, and we want to take this opportunity to highlight stress in […]
Meet the Team: Amy
13th April 18
Amy graduated from the University of York in 2011 with a degree in Archaeology. After realising a career as the […]
Optimise your LinkedIn profile to aid your job search
11th April 18
According to LinkedIn statistics there a huge 44 thousand job applications submitted through the platform daily. With 87 per cent […]
Have your employees got the right work life balance?
27th March 18
With research from SleepZoo.com revealing that a third of Brits go to sleep with work on their mind and one […]
Are you happy in your current role?
19th March 18
We are not interested in making square pegs fit round holes. We want your next position to be the perfect one. […]
International Women's Day: Meet the Team
07th March 18
Today marks International Women’s Day, started by the Suffragettes in the early 1900’s, this day is used annually to bring […]
Take your first step onto the accounting and finance career ladder
23rd February 18
Here at Gibson Hollyhomes we know that finance is integral to business function and development. The good news is careers […]
Workplace perks or random acts of kindness?
16th February 18
Whether you’re looking to attract new talent or retain it, have you thought about what you are doing to keep […]
How to stand out in the accounting and finance sector in 2018
31st January 18
“Rory’s ethos is about getting the most out of every experience and this is the foundation that Gibson Hollyhomes Recruitment […]
Our Partnership with Manchester Mind
25th January 18
Around 1 in 4 of us will experience mental health problems every year in the UK, a statistic that speaks […]
Meet the Team: Christian
19th January 18
Christian joined Gibson Hollyhomes at the beginning of 2012, shortly after graduating with a degree in English and History from […]