Lily Shippen Expands and opens Leeds Office

New contracts have been the driving factor for Lily Shippen Recruitment to open a third office in the heart of Leeds on East Parade, giving further scope for growth in the Yorkshire region. Lily Shippen Recruitment, launched in Manchester in 2017 by specialist recruiter Lily Shippen, places high calibre secretarial professionals including Receptionists, Team Assistants, … Continued

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Questions to ask an Interviewee

It’s widely known that preparation for an interview is essential. Yet it’s often thought this only applies to the interviewee. However, preparation is just as important when sitting on the other side of the table. Many candidates may be able ‘talk the talk’ during the interview, but it’s important to confirm that they can ‘walk … Continued

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How to ask for a pay-rise

There will usually come a time in your career where you feel the work you do is worth more than you’re currently paid for. However, asking for a pay-rise can be an incredibly challenging issue to address. Although most will encounter this situation at least once in their professional life, it’s not something we are … Continued

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Candidate Testimonials

I had a fantastic experience with Lily Shippen from start to finish. They are highly experienced in their field and this came across in their help and guidance. Charlotte was fantastic throughout and kept me up to date on process and developments. I was really touched to receive an email on the first day of … Continued

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How to choose the best temp agency in Manchester

When looking for the right temp agency in Manchester, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed by the amount of choice on offer. Even if we narrow it down to admin recruitment, the list still seems endless. However, this variety of choice also comes with a variety of quality. Therefore, it’s important to know what to look … Continued

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Lily Shippen wins ‘Best Newcomer in Manchester’.

To end what was a fantastic year at Lily Shippen, the team walked away with an award for ‘Best Newcomer in Manchester’ in December at The Talk of Manchester Awards. The awards took place on Thursday 6th December at the Manchester Mercure Piccadilly Hotel where there were over 500 guests in attendance. Lily Shippen were … Continued

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Why kick-start your job search in December

As we make our way into December, the year feels like it’s all but over. With the nights getting darker, days getting colder, and social gatherings becoming more frequent, there’s much that could make you inclined to leave the job search until the new year. But there are a few good reasons why that shouldn’t … Continued

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Meet the Team: Emma Hulbert

  Emma joined us at Lily Shippen in April and has been an essential part of the team since she began, quickly earning a promotion from Candidate Manager and Team Support to her position as Consultant today. In this role, Emma covers a range of areas, working in secretarial recruitment within financial services, legal, consultancy, … Continued

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The Benefits of Temporary Work

Last month, Lily spoke at Manchester Metropolitan University alongside Assured Events and its founder, Karl Perry. As the founder of Lily Shippen, a leading admin support agency in Manchester, Lily was chosen to speak on the importance of work experience for graduates as well as covering other topics including interviewing and CV writing. Temporary work … Continued

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