Here at Insight Recruitment, we excited to further grow our Tech team with the newest addition to our Development practice. Gabriella Woollaston joins the Insight family in the position of React Recruitment Consultant.

About Gabriella:

I’m Gabriella and I’m a React Recruitment Consultant at Insight, specialising in the JavaScript / React / Node market. I will be working with clients based within a range of industries including Software Services, E-commerce and Consultancy’s with a particular emphasis on start-ups and scale-ups.

Why are you excited to work within this market?

JavaScript is one of the most popular programming languages and is constantly growing. React and Node specifically are used by many market-leading companies with really enticing opportunities.

What’s your background?

I trained as a Barista for 4 years of my career straight after my education. I then went into the Telephony Mortgage Industry for 3 years. After this I set up a Bar/Coffeehouse with my Mum before I moved up to Manchester to start my recruitment journey.

My Recruitment career started in July 2021, placing a huge number of operatives within a large distribution centre in Manchester, before eventually moving over to Tech Recruitment in May 2022 with Insight. Throughout my career experiences I have gained many Transferable skills that I can apply to my new role such as Confident Telephony skills, Efficiency and Team Leading.  

Why did you join Insight?

I really wanted a new challenge and I felt that Insight is a great company to work for due to their welcoming presence and friendly culture. The training that is offered as well as the opportunities for progression certainly made me excited to be a part of Insight!

What does Insight’s purpose of Empowering Sustainable Growth mean to you?

It’s important to me as it’s about learning to adapt to new challenges, overcoming those and growing as a person and as a company. It is key to be open to growth and development, and knowing how to build strong foundations. This will lead to successes in the recruitment industry. 

Describe yourself in three words… 

  1. Bubbly
  2. Confident
  3. Humble

Tell us an interesting fact about yourself? 

I randomly came up to Manchester which was meant to be for 2 months, but I ended up moving my whole life here. Prior to this I had never been to Manchester.


Quickfire round…

Tea or Coffee?

Either. Coffee in the morning. Tea with a biscuit is a must.

Cats or Dogs?


Pineapple on pizza? 

Absolutely Not

Mind-read or ability to fly?


Horror or Comedy films?


Insight’s purpose is to Empower Sustainable Growth. To support our customer demand and our internal growth both across the UK and internationally we are looking for more people to join us on our journey.  Please get in touch with one of the team for more information or a confidential chat! Get in touch here:

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