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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Why you should advertise your jobs over Christmas & New Year

Most people believe that December is a terrible time to start the recruitment process and to advertise jobs, and I can understand whey you may think this. Certainly, the beginning of December sees a dramatic fall off in job applications, with job seekers looking forward more to the Christmas festivities than going online and conducting

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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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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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