Category: Meet the Giants

Gentle Giant HR & Training Benefits Employee Growth

Winter is the slow season at Gentle Giant, but with that comes an opportunity to focus on improving employee engagement and expanding skill sets through training. A phrase that has been the key to recruiting Gentle Giant’s unique workforce has… Read More

Gentle Giant Employees Reflect on 2018 New Year’s Resolutions

As another year begins, many people will be sitting down to set forth their goals for the coming months. While resolutions vary between individuals, there are often common threads tying them all together: health and wellness, new experiences and improved… Read More

Watching Our Gentle Giant Family Grow Over the Years

Three years ago, one of our current Gentle Giant managers had just relocated to Boston to start an exciting new phase of her life. This former Yale rower received help moving from her father, a former Northeastern rower. As the family drove… Read More

11 Questions You Shouldn’t Be Afraid To Ask Your Movers

Moving is stressful - there is no denying that! For many people, packing up and relocating their house ranks as one of the most stressful life changes. From the logistical challenge of organizing belongings (without misplacing the car keys, the… Read More

A Day in the Life of a Gentle Giant Mover

It's July, the temperature is pushing 90 degrees, and summer is in full swing; Gentle Giant is knee deep in the busy season. We have hired nearly 200 seasonal staff to account for the increase in demand. Our summer employees… Read More

An Inside Look at the Gentle Giant Hiring Process: Who’s Moving Me?

The Human Resources department at Gentle Giant screens thousands of people during the first half of every year in anticipation of hiring for the busy season. To accommodate the demands of our ever-expanding customer base during the summer moving rush,… Read More

Meet the Giants: Current Employees Share Advice for New Hires

At Gentle Giant, May marks the start of our favorite time of year: we trade snow shovels for sunscreen and our summer employees begin pouring through the doors. As the busy season in the moving industry begins, we double our… Read More

Five Giants Prepare to Take On the 2017 Boston Marathon

Meet Rich, our IT extraordinaire who made a big transition from the weight room to the open roads in search of a new challenge. Meet Erica, she is running her 4th Boston Marathon with hopes of beating the heat and… Read More

The Gentle Giant HR Team Heads to Dublin for Recruiting

As the Aer Lingus jet touched down in Dublin on January 27th among green pastures and overcast skies, summer was in the air. It's hard to imagine sweltering August heat while freezing rain trickles down your neck, but here at Gentle Giant… Read More

What Our Employees Love About Working at Gentle Giant

In honor of Valentine's Day, we wanted to ask our employees what they love about working at Gentle Giant to embrace the spirit of the day. Here are some of the answers we received: "My teammates!" - Danielle, Marketing Manager… Read More