Southampton port has key role in Brexit says maritime minister

Southampton is in a prime position to make the most of the benefits after the UK leaves the EU according to the maritime minister as she visits the city’s port. Maritime minister Nusrat Ghani is touring DP World Southampton and some of the cruise ships in the dock as part of a visit to the city today. Speaking as

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5 Signs You’ve Found the Best Person for the Job

One of the hardest decisions to make is knowing when you’ve found the best person for the job. In a market that is facing a skill shortage, you need to be honing in on the right applicant for the job, and the clues to finding that perfect candidate start as soon as they send through

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SDW at Multimodal 2018

SDW attended Multimodal again this year, and what a great event it was, capturing all freight forwarders, logistics providers, transport operators, shipping lines and port operators all under one roof.           Steve Wyeth, Director of SDW commented “Multimodal never disappoints, always a good buzz at the show from both exhibitors and

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Our top tips to help you ask for a pay rise

As April is fast approaching, for a lot of shipping & freight companies it is pay rise time, or not as the case maybe… Asking for a salary increase is never easy, but it is something we are all likely to do a number of times throughout our careers. It can be awkward, so if

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Five things to consider when you receive a counter offer

So, you’ve got yourself a new job… you’ve handed in your notice and just as you start preparing for a new challenge, your boss offers you a surprisingly lucrative counter offer. This could be in the form of more money, more responsibility or a promotion. Deciding whether to accept or reject a counter is never

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Poaching your staff

Let’s face it, the recruitment industry has a bad name. You only need to go on LinkedIn and within a scroll or two, there are posts slating recruiters for one reason or the other. Some fair, and some not. I get it – I know many recruitment agencies operate a highly competitive sales environment, heavily

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