Yell’s first Undergraduate programme results in three permanent hires

Yell launched Genesis, our very first undergraduate trainee programme, in 2016.

That year, four successful candidates joined our engineering department for a one-year placement during their sandwich year of university.

Throughout their year with Yell, our undergraduates were trained and encouraged by their team, gaining vital hands-on experience from a team of technology experts.
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Yell Staff Spotlight: Fiona Coles on her 25 years with Yell

Gold Award-winning Customer Liaison Executive Fiona Coles has 25 years service working with Yell. Since joining in 1984, she has moved from Reading to Birmingham and from Processing to Quality Assurance and more.

Yell Careers talks to Fiona about her long career with us, how Yell has grown over her time with the company and her passion for chasing the Northern Lights!
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Yell Staff Spotlight: Sham Hussain, Digital Business Development Manager

Yell Careers spotlight Digital Business Development Manager Sham Hussain. Sham is an experienced digital marketing professional who has been with Yell for 17 years.

We speak to Sham about his sales career at Yell, his passion for digital marketing and his other life as a photographer.
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Yell named one of the UK’s best places to work for second year running

For the second year running, Yell has been named one of the best companies to work for in the UK in the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards.

The 2017 list of the 50 best companies to work for in the UK were announced on 7 December 2016. Yell is proud to be ranked at number 28, with a score of 4.0 out of 5.
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Yell Staff Spotlight: Leo Perrotta, Head of Quality

Leo Perrotta

In the first of our Staff Spotlight blog posts, Yell Careers chats to our Head of Quality, Leo Perrotta to find out about quality engineering at Yell, what his role involves and his love for all things Agile.

Originally from Italy, Leo has worked in technical teams in five countries, including Sweden and China. He joined Yell in February 2016 and is based in our Reading Head Office.
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Yell hosts Undergraduate Placement Assessment Days

This April, Yell hosted two Undergraduate Assessment Days for the new Yell Software Engineering Training Programme.

The scheme will see four talented computer science students join Yell’s engineering wizards for a one year placement in our software engineering department.
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