Yell Careers win Onrec Social Media Award

Syreeta Harewood and Dora Denman collect The Innovative Use of Social Media Award on behalf of Yell
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Yell’s Talent Acquisition Team have been honoured with the Innovative Use of Social Media in the Recruitment Process Award at the Onrec Online Recruitment Awards 2016.

The renowned awards ceremony from online recruitment news resource Onrec, now in its 12th year, celebrates talent and achievements in the online recruitment industry over the past 12 months.

Talent Acquisition Consultants Dora Denman and Syreeta Harewood picked up the award on behalf of Yell at a black tie event held at London’s The Grange, St Paul’s Hotel on March 10, 2016.

The award recognises the innovative work of all in Yell’s Talent Acquisition Team, who over the past year have increased followers and engagement with Yell Careers across Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and online recruitment hub Glassdoor.

“The Yell Talent Acquisition Team have worked extremely hard to keep ahead of the digital game and make Yell Careers known across all our social media platforms,” said Dora Denman on the win.

“This is the first award our internal team has won, and receiving it feels amazing! It’s a recognition of all our hard efforts and we’re excited to continue using social media and trends within the digital market to attract the best talent to Yell.”

The shortlist for the Innovative Use of Social Media Award also included Ericsson, Paypal and Deloitte. See the full list of Onrec Award Winners 2016.

In similar award news, Yell’s Talent Acquisition Team were also named as finalists for Best Candidate Experience at The Firm Awards 2016, in what was a highly competitive year for the in-house recruitment awards. The Yell team are proud to be nominated alongside PepsiCo, SAP SE and O2.

Don’t forget to follow @yellcareers on Twitter for more award-winning updates from the team.

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Claire Slobodian

Yell Digital Content Writer Claire Slobodian is the editor of the Yell Blog. She is Yell's Digital Content Writer and spent five years as a journalist in Shanghai.