Every year, families and friends gather together on the third Thursday of November to break bread and give thanks. Here at Gentle Giant, we believe that recognizing hard work and celebrating success is an important factor in building a positive work environment.
Along with others sitting down to a warm meal this Thanksgiving, we are excited to share what we are thankful for this year as Gentle Giant employees. In this busy, modern life, we are happy to have found a company that is kind and caring. We do our best to put the well-being of employees, customers and people in need above all else.
We are thankful to work for a company that understands the importance of work/life balance and offers unique benefits to keep employees and their families happy and healthy. Whether it is daily group CrossFit workouts in the office gym or monthly guided meditation sessions, there is a continual focus on keeping staff engaged in both body and mind. It is exciting to be a part of a company that focuses so much attention on personal development and skill building at every level of employment.
From entry level office employees to movers celebrating their 15th year, Gentle Giant offers formal and informal training in soft skills and the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally. Gentle Giant believes that employee satisfaction leads to customer satisfaction, and so we benefit daily from a company that is willing to invest so much time and effort back into their staff.
The Giant Difference
We are thankful to work for a company that prides itself on providing the best service possible and puts integrity at the top of its guiding principles. At Gentle Giant, we believe that “our product is our people.” In an effort to maintain our quality product, we strive to hire honest, hardworking individuals who will carry on a tradition of excellence.
Moving is considered one of life’s most stressful events, and Gentle Giant understands that it is our job to transition our customers through this challenging time in their lives. We recognize that we are not just in the business of moving people, we are in the business of helping people. As we like to say, “we don’t just move people, we move lives.” We appreciate the opportunity to work alongside good people and friends towards our ultimate goal of helping others.
We are thankful to work for a company that believes that we can do well by doing good. While we feel fortunate in our ability to settle customers into new homes every day, we continually work to extend that opportunity to those in need.
Every year, Gentle Giant contributes to numerous charitable organizations, and volunteers hours of moving manpower to nonprofits in need, such as Move for Hunger, More than Words, and Furnishing Hope. Our aim is to improve the quality of life for residents of the communities in which we do business via pro bono moving and storage services and volunteerism of employees. Whether it is a lunch hour tending to our community garden and supporting Groundwork Somerville, or a holiday clothing drive to collect warm layers for Second Chances, Gentle Giant makes helping people our first order of business. Most recently, we have begun our own social media call to action for #GiantActsofKindness, focused on bringing volunteerism into our daily lives. We appreciate working for a company with such a clear value system focused on helping others.
From our Gentle Giant family to yours, we wish you a happy Thanksgiving and invite you to join us in spreading #GiantActsofKindness this holiday season!