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It all started with Graduates Yorkshire….Emma’s journey from Project Co-ordinator to running her own company!

Created 01/06/2011 13:48 Last updated 12/12/2013 14:42

Emma Tiernan from Square 5 tells us about her journey from Graduate to Director...



Little did I know when I applied for the role of project co-ordinator at VEN Management Ltd in the summer of 2007, via Graduates Yorkshire, that within two years I would own the company!


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Having trouble applying for jobs? Unsure of how to promote yourself?

Created 22/04/2011 13:44 Last updated 12/12/2013 14:42


We may just have the solution for you as we bring a series of workshops focused purely on helping you land that graduate role!  Taking feedback from the last workshop we've really tried to cut down on costs as much as possible.  We're delighted that we can now offer you a morning workshop for only £10!   In May we'll be running two workshops, one in Sheffield and Leeds.

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If your friends don't know about Graduates Yorkshire yet now's the time to tell them!

Created 22/04/2011 13:34 Last updated 12/12/2013 14:42

As we're sure you know already Graduates Yorkshire is the number one site for graduate jobs in Yorkshire.   We're not just a jobsite - we offer interview and application advice, workshops and assessment centres - we're all about helping graduates climb the career ladder.


You may know loads about Graduates Yorkshire but do your friends?  Refer your friends to sign up with us and we'll enter you into a monthly prize draw where you AND your friend can win a £50 Amazon voucher - each (Comments 0)

Time to get social whilst looking for that grad job!

Created 22/04/2011 13:28 Last updated 12/12/2013 14:42

Most people are on Facebook these days - but did you know companies post jobs on there too! Better yet did you know that people get jobs through Twitter?  If you haven't thought of using your social networks to look for a job before - you need to!


Graduates Yorkshire has a strong social presence - have you connected with us?  As well as our fan page on Facebook and @gradyorks twitter we also have a twitter stream focussed purely on posting graduate jobs in Yorkshire.  If you haven't already follow @gradyorksjobs to keep up-to-date with all the best opportunities in Yorkshire!

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Yorkshire Internship Awards 2011

Created 22/04/2011 13:14 Last updated 05/10/2017 05:45


Toast Bar in Leeds was the venue of choice for the business community of Yorkshire to celebrate the Yorkshire Internship Awards 2011.  It was a glittering event with over 100 people in attendance.   At a time when the news is awash with unpaid internships and youth unemployment it was a refreshing change to celebrate how, we in Yorkshire, are doing it right! (Comments 8)

Made in Yorkshire? Live in Yorkshire or just LOVE Yorkshire?

Created 22/04/2011 13:11 Last updated 30/09/2017 12:34

Then why not get the T-shirt.....




For a bargain price of just £12 you can be the proud owner of your very own ‘Made in Yorkshire' t-shirt.  Perfect as a present for the upcoming holidays or why not wear whilst celebrating the Royal wedding?

To get your hands on quite possibly the best t-shirt in Yorkshire click here .

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Yorkshire Graduate Recruitment Fair

Created 22/04/2011 13:09 Last updated 30/09/2017 10:58



Career Fairs are a great way to meet potential employers - it's a chance to get a real insight into the graduate jobs out there as well as the culture of the organisations.  Companies that attend range from small businesses right through to global blue-chip companies.


It's also a chance to come and say hello to us :) Whether it be a bit of friendly career advice or some further information about us we're always on hand to answer your questions. 

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How social mobility isn’t so mobile any more

Created 22/04/2011 12:52 Last updated 12/12/2013 14:42

Social mobility has featured heavily in the news in the past couple of weeks with a strong focus on unpaid internships.  Here our CEO, Martin Edmondson gives us his view on the government's policy on social mobility.


Although it's good news that the government has announced proposals that actively look at addressing the challenges of social mobility, there's a ‘but' lurking, and it's a big but.

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Finalists for the Yorkshire Internship Awards 2011 announced!

Created 25/03/2011 12:00 Last updated 12/09/2016 10:00

And the finalists are.....

After a lot of umming and ahhing the judges have come to their final decision for the finalists of the Yorkshire Internship Awards 2011.  We were inundated with high quality nominations and we'd like to thank everyone that entered.  It's been a tough decision but the finalists are:

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Have you got your job through Graduates Yorkshire?

Created 14/03/2011 16:17 Last updated 30/09/2017 12:36

Graduates Yorkshire helps thousands of graduates each year find graduate jobs in Yorkshire.  Are you one of these people?  If yes we'd love to hear from you!

You could have recently got a job through Graduates Yorkshire or maybe a job posted on our site was the stepping stone for a bright career?


Either way we'd love to hear your story!  All you have to do is answer a few quick questions on your experience of Graduates Yorkshire - we'll then put it on the site! Great PR for both you and the company you work for!


If you'd like to take part please email

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