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About Us

We’re all about people.

You, yours, ours. Connecting. Building relationships. Making the right matches. Finding that missing piece.

And it’s the way we do that - by delivering a unique and complete experience to every person - that defines us.

Bright, bold, better. That's Yolk.

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The Leadership Team

Founders

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As an organisation, Yolk has a distinct Mission, aspirational Vision, and, clear Purpose. It is the shared responsibility of every person to help us achieve these goals.

Mission

“To deliver a unique and complete experience to every person by demanding the Brightest, Boldest, Best standards of ourselves”

Vision

“A professional staffing business that fully realises the potential of every person through our support, philosophy, process and profits”

Purpose

“Building a culture where everyone wins”

Our Story

We've come a long way, and there's plenty more in store.

Take a look at our journey so far. 

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    2021

    Yolk's Oaks, our biggest social value campaign to date, will see Yolk planting a tree for every candidate placed throughout 2021.

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    2020

    We launch Yolk's Recruitment Roadmap to Recovery to help clients through the Covid pandemic. We also partner with key clients such as EKF Diagnostics and Booking Live.

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    2019

    A brand refresh for Yolk!  We launch our new website in January to celebrate Yolk's 10th anniversary! 

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    2018

    Yolk becomes the largest independently owned permanent recruiter in Wales.

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    2017

    Another Fast Growth 50 award, this time for sustainable growth. 

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    2016

    Yolk now has a team of 40 recruiters working with globally recognised brands. With a bigger team, we move into our state-of-the-art office, The Shell.

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    2015

    Yolk branch out from Wales and also begin recruiting for clients in the South West England region via Yolk's Bristol hub.

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    2014

    Sarah Castle launches Yolk Legal and Phil Pitman launches Yolk Engineering. Plus we win another Fast Growth 50 award!

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    2013

    An award! Yolk picks up an FG50 Award for Fastest Growing Agency in Wales. Yolk also gets a new home as record revenues lead to a bigger, snazzier base in central Cardiff. 

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    2012

    Yolk Technology & Digital and Yolk Office Support are launched, going on to become flagship divisions. 

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    2011

    Yolk flies in the face of the recession, taking on more than 15 specialist recruiters and breaking £1million in annual permanent placement revenues.

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    2010

    Nici Jones launches Yolk Marketing to service sales clients who want us to help fill marketing roles too. 

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    2009

    Dale and Duncan set up Wales' first specialist sales recruitment agency over a full English breakfast. Yolk is born. 

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Bright, Bold, Better

We don’t like run-of-the-mill. We’re not fans of ordinary. Yolk is about being bright, being bold, being better. 

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We're Award Winners

We’ve picked up a few gongs over the years. It’s always great to be recognised for what we do and the way we do it. 

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