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Free workshop for budding entrepreneurs

Created 04/01/2010 13:45 Last updated 12/12/2013 14:42
 Ever fancied becoming your own boss? Get down to a Make it Happen day for practical tips and advice on how you can launch your very own business or freelance your talents to make extra cash!

Flying Start is running two events in Yorkshire this January in Leeds and Hull (as well as other events across the UK) for budding entrepreneurs. Events are FREE and a great way to find out what help and support are on offer to help you become your own boss.

Check out their website to find out more. (Comments 0)

Last chance to win £100 in our quick survey

Created 04/01/2010 13:35 Last updated 12/12/2013 14:42
 Bag yourself £100 in Amazon vouchers by taking part in our quick destinations survey.

We'd love to know how you're finding the job market and whether you've taken advantage of the great help on offer for graduates in our region.

Follow the link below to share your views and enter our prize draw!

Go to the survey

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Let us match you to that perfect position!

Created 04/01/2010 13:27 Last updated 14/01/2015 13:47
 We are now taking applications directly for our internship programme. If you are interested in an internship but haven't seen one you fancy yet apply to the programme directly here and we'll do our best to find you a suitable position. Don't forget to tell us what you want to do and where you'd like to work. (Comments 1)

Work for us!

Created 09/12/2009 15:25 Last updated 14/01/2015 10:40
We are looking for a talented graduate to join the team on a 3 month paid Internship in Graduate Recruitment.

Working closely with our experienced and friendly staff you'll get to work on both Graduates Yorkshire and GradsEast, our sister site in the East of England.

You'll be helping to ensure employers receive excellent customer service and that we continue to provide graduates with top job opportunities.

Working as part of a friendly, close-knit team you will be based in our head office on campus at the University of Sheffield, close to Sheffield City Centre. You will be integral in helping to drive our business forward as we head out of the recruitment freeze.

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Get into the Xmas spirit

Created 07/12/2009 11:03 Last updated 12/12/2013 14:42
Ho ho ho, it's all getting a bit Christmassy in the Graduates Yorkshire office. The tree is up, Mariah Carey's on the Radio and the hot topic in the office is what to wear for the big work party Friday!

We thought we'd spread some festive cheer and have put together a playlist of all our favourite Xmas songs on Spotify. Get into the spirit in your office (and no, we don't mean the vodka) here: Merry Xmas!

If your favourite's missing let me know and we'll add it to the list!

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Join our internship talent pool

Created 03/12/2009 16:22 Last updated 20/11/2016 00:58
Fancy bagging a top internship with a great Yorkshire employer? Add to this the opportunity for free careers guidance and work readiness training and you've got the best scheme for graduates looking to get into work in Yorkshire. (Have we mentioned they're all paid? We don't believe in undervaluing your talent.)

To keep up to date on vacancies relevant to you add internships to your Jobs by Email now.

Check your settings here and make sure you're signed up to daily updates while you're at it - our internships are only advertised for 10 days and you wouldn't want to miss out!

Ask us your questions about Internships on our Facebook page here

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Watch Question Time at LMU online

Created 03/12/2009 15:33 Last updated 12/12/2013 14:42
Earlier this month we took part in a special Question Time event at Leeds Metropolitan University. Graduates, employers and careers staff had the opportunity to ask local employers their career queries. The day was a great success with some tough questions asked and some brilliant advice shared.

The whole event was filmed so that lots more students and graduates can benefit from the event too. Check it out in full here, featuring representatives from Grant Thornton, Bettys and Taylors, the CBI and Capita Hartshead and hosted by Graduates Yorkshire's CEO Martin Edmondson.


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Need help and advice? Get in on the conversation!

Created 02/12/2009 09:54 Last updated 12/12/2013 14:42
Job hunting's tough. We know, we've all been there. But as they say a problem shared is a problem halved. We'd love to find out what you're finding difficult and if there's anything we can do to help.

We also think it would be great if you guy's talked to each other, as sometimes the best tips can come from fellow jobs seekers who are in the same position as you.

Join our Facebook page and visit our discussions board. Here, you can talk to us about job hunting, making great applications and chat to fellow job seekers.

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What would you like to see on Graduates Yorkshire?

Created 02/12/2009 09:42 Last updated 12/12/2013 14:42
We made our website for you and everything on it's designed to make your job hunt easier. We think we're pretty good at what we do but we're always looking at ways we become even better.

We'd love to know what you would like to see on Graduates Yorkshire, so post your suggestions here. If there's something we could do better let us know that too. We'll take all your feedback on board and use it to make our services and website the best it can be! (Comments 0)

Help us become a Golden Twit!

Created 13/11/2009 11:01 Last updated 12/12/2013 14:42
We've been shortlisted for a Golden Twit Award 2009! These awards are aimed at celebrating the best of Twitter. We use Twitter to engage with our users, let people know more about how we operate as an organisation and keep you guy's updated on whats going on in the world of HE and graduate recruitment.
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