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Why work with Yolk IT


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Yolk IT is a specialist technical IT recruiter that works with national clients and SMEs sourcing high calibre candidates to fill your business critical role. For more information visit

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Why work with Yolk IT

  2. 2. A LITTLE ABOUT US Yolk was establi shed Sales in 2009 as a sp ecialist sales recruiter Accountancy & Marketing Finance Yolk was founded by Dale ing Williams and Duncan We added a market the Powell in 2009. division in 2010 at ! Grown turnover by 150% request of our clients year on year. We have worked with over 250 businesses and placed the ITWe moved office for Business Support over 500 candidates. third time in 2011 to accommodate growth Human Resources
  3. 3. IT SPECIALISTS Yolk Recruitment is a specialist IT recruiter with a proven track record of delivering results for our clients. runOur consultants list Over 40% of outheir own specia r n placements are desks focusing o outside of Wale select industries s EXCLUSIVE T CANDIDATES BLUE CHIP SPECIALIS & SMEs DESKS Secured throug h our unique cand idate attraction meth od “Recruitment 2.0 ”
  4. 4. IT SPECIALISTSYolk Recruitment is a specialists IT recruiter with a proventrack record of delivering results for our clients. ROLES WE SPECIALISE IN RECRUITNG FOR INCLUDE• Android, iOS, Blackberry and Windows Phone Developer vacancies• CIO/CTO/IT Director/Manager vacancies• Project Managers/Business Analysts vacancies• Java, .NET, LAMP, Developers vacancies• Frontend Developer vacancies• UX Designer vacancies• Tester vacancies• Infrastructure support vacancies• Service Desk Analysts vacancies We recruit for both• DBA vacancies permanent and contract positions
  5. 5. MY BACKGROUNDI have worked in IT recruitment since 2009 rising theposition of IT Divisional Manager at Yolk Recruitment.WHAT MY CLIENTS SAY WHAT MY CANDIDATES SAYABOUT ME ABOUT MEMohammed took the time to properly understand Mohammed is someone who exactly knows histhe sort of person I was looking to hire, went job. He is always approachable via phone oraway to the market and was able to provide me email and always gives you very useful advices.with quality candidates in a shorter timescale You can always trust Mohammed as a honestthan other agencies I’d asked. If had to describe person who never give up until gets the job done.Mo in just three words I would chose personable, It is my pleasure to recommend Mohammed topunctual and Integrity. I look forward to working any job seeker who has spent so much time toagain with Mohammed in the future and watching find a job in such this competitive market.his division at Yolk Recruitment grow.”. Jaymie Thomas Parinaz Khajavi IT Director at Source Insurance Ltd J2EE developer at Strast Solution Ltd
  6. 6. WHAT SETS US APART? Our brand is recognised for innovation & excellence. #1 on Google for Hatched May 2012 ISSUE 2 THE LATEST NEWS, ADV ICE AND OPI NIONS FRO es M YOLK REC Recruitment Agenci page 3 RUITMENT Is competition page 4 in the workplace We go team ment page 5 a good thing?Cardiff, IT Recruit building at 5 technologies Boulders for mobile workforces Cardiff and more... INVEST IN YOUR & REAP THE REWTEAM ARDS The only specialist e in recruitment magazin South Wales: • 4000+ readership g for • Free job advertisin our clients • Free PR for clients Commended at the 2010 Marketing & Advertising Recruitment Awards
  7. 7. WHAT SETS US APART? We offer our clients a selection of bespoke benefits Great food , great We offer both football, g reat way t alThomas Internation meet new businesses o and SHL testing Free Psychometric Cardiff City FC & & Skills Testing Business Clubs With Skype, Onsite Assessment & REC Accreditation receptionist Interview Suite and catering Microsites & Annual Salary & Campaigns Benefits Surveys
  8. 8. RELATIONSHIP MODELEach of our dedicated divisional Account Managers aresupported by our inhouse marketing and resourcing team. When a vacancy is re ceived YOU appointedfrom you it will be ivisional to the appropriate d Account Account Manager. Manager Our marketing team Resourcing Recruitment Marketing creates engaging gns Team Team Team advertising campai
  9. 9. DELIVERING RESULTSWe have developed a tailored recruitment package wecall ‘Recruitment 2.0’ that attracts, qualifies and managesexclusive candidates. ATTRACT QUALIFY 2.0 We have over 4000 MANAGE combined followers on Twitter
  10. 10. ATTRACT QUALIFY ATTRACT - ONLINE MANAGE Online recruitment allows us to extend our reach and connect with candidates across the UK. We publish helpful career advice that engages candidates. We engage with professional forums Social building our reputation Media and specialism CV Libraries Our Website Video We use social media not Marketing just to advertise jobs but Forums/ to source and identify Groups We invest heavily in potential candidates. specialist CV libraries #1 on Google for Sales Recruitment Cardiff
  11. 11. ATTRACT QUALIFY OFFLINE ATTRACTION While the online world is great for grabbing attention if MANAGE you’re after high calibre candidates you need to do more antsWe have consult who have been est trained by the b the UKheadhunters in ANT REFERRALS APPLIC ING NETWORKIN TRACK G Our Director, D uncan TIN G oke HEADHUN ithin our besp Powell, is on the South All ca ptured w king system Wales Chamber of t trac applican Commerce Coun cil
  12. 12. ATTRACT QUALIFY QUALIFIYING CANDIDATES MANAGE Once we have identified potential candidates they then go through an indepth screening process. EXPERT CAPABILITY INTERVIEWING REFERENCE TESTING CHECKING Our consultant’s expertise in their markets gives them invaluable insights when assessing candidates suitable for the role
  13. 13. ATTRACT QUALIFY MANAGING THE CANDIDATE MANAGE We manage the whole recruitment process even assisting after the candidate has joined you. the right We get them to ht time, place, at the rig ready for you We act as a conf idential bridge between y ou and the candidate THE JOB OFFER POST PLACEMENT INTERVIEW PREPARATION CARE
  14. 14. PUTTING THEORY INTO PRACTICESCENARIOYard Digital approached us in 2012 as they were in the middle of a massive growth spurt and required asolid recruitment partner to assist them grow their technical and sales team so they could concentrate ontheir core activities. Together we agreed to a fully managed exclusive recruitment solution that took the strainoff of Yard Digital and let us concentrate on finding them the best talent on the market.CHALLENGES WE OVERCAME A LARGE AMOUNT OF SPECULATIVE CVS AND CALLS FROM RECRUITMENT AGENCIES Developed a career microsite funnelling all spec CV and calls to ourselves Redirected career enquiries from Yard Digital’s website to ours SHORTAGE OF SKILLED PROFESSIONALS IN SOUTH WALES Leveraged the social networks used by IT professionals to source high calibre candidates Utilised SHL an online skill testing to qualify candidates before submitting to client BUSINESS MISUNDERSTOOD BY NON IT PROFESSIONALS Used client case studies to educated candidate apply for non IT vacancies Used the positive culture of the business as a key selling point
  15. 15. PUTTING THEORY INTO PRACTICETHE RESULTThe partnership between Yolk and Yard Digital has been beneficial to both parties. The microsite was launched within a month ofinitial discussion and it has allowed Yard Digital to extend their brand reach and attract new candidates while reducing the timeinvested in recruitment. Yard Digital continues to grow both their technical and nontechnical teams and have won large accountssuccessfully establishing them within this new industry.WHAT THE CLIENT SAID“I just wanted to thank you and the team at Yolk Recruitment for the fantasticjob that you do. Since our initial meeting you took the time to understand ourbusiness and devised a package that was tailored to our needs and made our liveseasier. We can now concentrate on growing our business confident in letting Yolkrepresent our brand to jobseekers in a professional manner inline with our values.Looking forward to a successful partnership.”Paul Newbury, Director Yard Digital