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Are you thinking of applying to become an event crew member with Gallowglass? We interviewed Crew Chief Henry Taylor to find out a little more about his day-to-day role in the company, and hear what he’s been up to since he started with us, to give you an insight into our world of events. How long have you worked at Gallowglass? A long time! I started working for Gallowglass ...

Getting a job in one of the most exciting and innovative industries in the world can be difficult. Every company these days expects you to have relevant experience or be good friends with someone in the know. But help is at hand - we’ve got some top tips on how to get your foot in the door of the events world and gain some invaluable experience along the way! Knowledge Knowledg ...

As we make our way into January, you might be wondering about a career change, but you may not know if you’ve got what it takes. At Gallowglass, we have teams of dedicated crew who work tirelessly to ensure that events run smoothly across the country. Their hard work and efficiency allow festivals, theatre performances, exhibitions and sporting events to take place, creating th ...

Have you been stuck in a rut for a while at work or feeling the need to make some life changes? Either way, the start of a shiny New Year offers the perfect opportunity to take up a fresh challenge. Although leaving a safe, predictable job may seem like a daunting prospect, changing direction might just turn out to be the best thing you ever did. Many Gallowglass crew members ...

If you’re looking for a career change, researching what the role entails should be top of your list of priorities. However, the demands of some jobs vary from day to day, making it hard to know what to expect. This is especially true for event crew members at Gallowglass, where no two days are the same. Here are a few things to consider before making your application: 1) Long ...

Gallowglass has now been up and running for 21 years, and in that time, we’ve had some of the most incredible experiences and opportunities. Every event that we add to our portfolio helps us to grow as a business and improve our services as the number one event crew provider globally. We’ve shared many stories with you about Gallowglass in the past few years, but today, we’re h ...

Many people assume that event crewing is largely a summertime activity, but in fact the countdown to Christmas brings plenty of work opportunities – and a lot of unique experiences. From some of the swankiest Christmas trees in London, to a picture-postcard ice skating rink, here are a few of the festive environments that we’ve been helping to create. Lights in The Shard Sinc ...

In the previous post I mentioned password protecting/encrypting a document or spreadsheet containing personal information. It sounds complicated, but it really isn’t. If you use Microsoft Word or Excel, the steps are very similar. In this example, we have a Word document with a list of people ...

The global sporting calendar includes some of the most anticipated landmarks of the year. Gripping nations worldwide, these events, from boxing and tennis to rugby and football, attract millions of viewers and have the potential to be spoken about for years to come. Our event crew members here at Gallowglass are fortunate enough to have been involved in installing the infrastru ...

Career progression is a hot topic in industry today for many reasons, including benefitting employers and engaging employees. Here at Gallowglass, we’re proud to offer our crews a diverse range of opportunities through in-house and external training programmes, as well as paid qualifications and promotions. Many of our senior staff have progressed from basic crew to regional ma ...

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