Advantages of using social media when advertising a job

Over hyped, no tangible results, posted and then lost in the digital abyss… yes, yes, I get it & to some extent I do agree…. At SDW, we have been actively using social media to compliment our recruitment campaigns for some time now. If you look at what I just said – compliment. Advertising jobs

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Just some of the companies that trust us with their recruitment

It’s an exciting time here at SDW HQ, as we transform ourselves into a future fit recruiter to the shipping, freight forwarding & logistics profession. Our transformational journey started just over a year ago, when we first launched our online recruitment solution – eRecruit. Providing both large, medium & smaller companies with all the tools

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SDW – Top of Google for Jobs

We all new it was coming – after a successful role out in the US, Google for Jobs has hit the UK shores today (Tuesday 17th July 2018). Instead of trawling through various different websites, job boards & online platforms on a Google results page, now when you type in a Job Search string into

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Four signs of an uninterested candidate

Great news, a candidate has applied who looks absolutely perfect… So, you decide to get them in for an interview – but remember all the glitters is not gold. I am not being negative; this candidate could turn out to be the best hire you’ve ever made. But, I’d certainly keep an eye out for

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Attracting Talent for the Future – Apprenticeship Guide for SMEs

Anyone within the shipping, freight forwarding or logistics industry who has tried to recruit in recent months will know there is a shortage of  good, experienced candidates. Here at SDW Recruitment, specialising purely within the freight & logistics sector, we have certainly found it hard, and we believe the situation is only going to get

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SDW eRecruit at Multimodal 2018

How quickly a year goes by… the team at SDW visited Multimodal this week – which is always a great opportunity for us to catch up with our clients, a number of candidates we have placed over the years who have now progressed their careers, and fellow industry suppliers & even competitors!” We also attended

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Our 4 top tips to help you ask for a pay rise

April is fast approaching, and for a lot of companies it is pay rise time, or not as the case maybe. Asking for a salary increase is never easy, but it is something we are all likely to do a number of times throughout our careers. It can be awkward, so if you are struggling

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What not to write in a Job Advert

As online recruitment advertising experts to the shipping & logistics industry, the team at SDW know a thing or two about writing effective adverts. Writing the perfect advert plays a vital role in finding your ideal hire. The most effective adverts are concise, engaging and tells the job seeker why your opportunity is better than

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