The latest tips, articles and news about what we are up to at Lily Shippen.

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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World Mental Health Day

When people hear the phrase ‘mental health’, they often jump to thinking about the absence of it. It’s often assumed that if you don’t have a mental illness then your mental health isn’t something you need to think about. That’s one of the reasons why World Mental Health Day is so important. We all have … Continued

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Meet the Team: Charlotte McIntyre

Charlotte McIntyre joined the Lily Shippen team in July this year as a Senior Consultant, having previously worked at a well known global secretarial agency for just under three years. Although she grew up in Portrush, a small seaside town just outside Belfast, she has now lived in Manchester for nearly ten years so her … Continued

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Why WeWork is good for businesses.

  After launching our Manchester business in October 2017, we knew that we had to be based in Manchester City centre to be easily accessible for our candidates and so we quickly started looking at office spaces for the team to move into. After working in London for five years, I had been hearing about … Continued

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