5 Signs That It’s Time to Add to Your Team

Investing in staff can be expensive, but there can come a point when you can get a little to lean and by not investing in new staff can become even more costly, as your current team start to burn out or look for a less stressful or demanding role. Here are my 5 signs to

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5 Recruitment Mistakes You Could Be Making & How to Avoid Them

It’s certainly a different recruitment market than it was 5 years ago, with candidates and job seekers holding more power than ever before, especially in the freight & logistics profession. One our recruitment advertising partners, CV Library recently stated that poor hiring decisions are costing businesses up to £15,000 a year, so it certainly pays

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5 things every candidate wants from a job advert

When you start to write a job advert, it can be very easy just to list the day-to-day responsibilities, perhaps the hours and the must have skills. But in this candidate driven market, this is not enough to attract good quality, experienced applicants to apply for your job – so you could be missing out

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Short Video Demo of our Candidate Dashboard

One of the main advantages of using SDW eRecruit, when looking to recruit directly and manage the recruitment process yourself, is our innovative, simple & easy to use candidate dashboard. When you buy one of our advertising packages, we’ll give you access to your very own company branded dashboard for FREE. The Dashboard is cloud-based,

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So, what if online recruitment advertising fails?

Unfortunately, recruitment is not an exact science, far from it in fact. Recruitment by its very nature has a lot of moving parts & can be very easily influenced by various factors, many out of our control. Sometimes the recruitment gods are just not aligned… If you use our eRecruit online recruitment advertising solutions, we’ll

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Avoiding discrimination in your job adverts

At SDW, we are experts in all things recruitment for the shipping & logistics industry, so when it comes to writing job adverts, not only do we know what works and what doesn’t – we also know what is deemed as discrimination and what is okay to write. So, if you are looking to write

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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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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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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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