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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Job Boards – Do They Still Work?

As one of the leading recruitment suppliers to the shipping, freight forwarding & supply chain sectors, we often here the phrase Job boards don’t work anymore… It seems that everyone is very quick to bash the inefficiencies of the job board. Poor quality applications, lack of applications, upfront costs with no guarantee of a hire, all

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10 of the worst people you can work with

Unfortunately, you can’t choose your work colleagues… No matter where you work or how long you’ve worked for, I expect you’ve come across your fair share of irritating colleagues – I know I have. Here are 10 of the worst people you can work with and believe me, they are working in shipping & logistics

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Does SDW offer the best Job Advertising deal that money can buy?

Are you a Hiring Manager looking to recruit within the shipping, freight, logistics or supply chain sector? If the answer is yes, then please read on before deciding which recruitment path to take. I’m sure you’ve noticed that January has seen job boards & various recruitment platforms ramp up their marketing efforts. Switch on the

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