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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5 interview questions you should be asking

So, you’ve got your shortlist of candidates – now time for the interviews. As the interview process is normally the main factor in deciding if a candidate is right for the role, and of course right for your company, we often see many shipping & freight hiring managers struggle with the interview process. No fault

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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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