SDW eRecruit at the BIFA Freight Awards

The team at SDW eRecruit had a great day out at the BIFA Freight Awards at the Brewery in London yesterday, celebrating this years big achievers in the freight sector & meeting up with clients and friends. The event was hosted by paralympian Ade Adepitan, and what a great host he was, listening to his

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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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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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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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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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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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Why new recruits leave

In recent years, there has certainly been a shift if the UK labour market & this is certainly reflected across the shipping & logistics industry. Job seekers can now afford to have higher expectations than ever before, which is of course great news for candidates but not ideal for hiring companies. With this in mind,

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