So just to be clear, when I say ‘Job Hopper’ I mean a person who changes jobs frequently, typically every year or two. In addition, with the skills shortage most industries are facing, many sectors are very candidate driven, so naturally there is going to be more movement than we have seen in previous years.
It’s inevitable that during your interview, questions about your last position are going to come up, and if you have left your previous job, this can certainly cause some anxiety for you. Without doubt, this is going to be one of the first questions you are going to be asked. Why did you leave your
Having worked in recruitment for the shipping & freight forwarding industry for over 15 years now, the first question we ask candidates who register with us or ask us for career advice is, why are you looking for a new role? I would say, roughly 70% of candidates respond with – I am looking for
So, you’ve decided it’s time to look for a new job – great! But before you start applying for jobs or registering with recruitment agencies, take 5 minutes to do a quick online search, and see just what you are showcasing to the world – you may be shocked! First of all, type your name
Finding a new job can feel like a fulltime job in itself, and along with other work & personal commitments it can sometimes prove difficult to juggle everything, and spend the time you need to dedicate looking for a new role. Most job seekers need to keep their job search a secret in the office.
At SDW, we have seen a lot of companies looking to recruit themselves or some companies utilizing our recruitment services whilst also using direct hiring strategies, even if this is just posting an advert on their own website or on their social media accounts. So if you currently try to recruit yourselves or this is
With the popularity of programmes such as Channel 4’s Grand Designs and George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces extolling the virtues of living in a container home, our client Pentalver based in the Port of Southampton have seen a marked increase in requests to buy containers. Matthew Lawrenson, commercial administrator for Pentalver in Southampton, explained that in the past
MV Auto Eco is the world’s first duel-fuel car and truck carrier capable of running on liquid natural gas or heavy fuel oil and marine gas oil is due in port today. At 181 metres, with a 30-metre beam, she is one of the one of the most technically advanced pure car/truck carriers ever built.
The Port of Felixstowe has ordered two new gantry cranes for its Berths 8 & 9 and work has started to raise 10 of the existing cranes on Trinity Terminal at the port. The new cranes, ordered from ZPMC in Shanghai, will bring to 12 the number on the port’s newest terminal. They will have
“Why do you want to leave your current job?” Is the most commonly asked interview question, but what’s the right answer? As the UK’s leading recruiter to the shipping, freight forwarding & supply chain industry, the advice we’d offer you would be – there are five ways to answer this question without coming across as