Meet The Recruiter: Keith Wilkins

Posted on Tuesday 9 April 2024.

Hiring: Are You Looking In The Right Places?

Posted on Tuesday 13 February 2024.

Recruiting the right people is tough – ask any service desk manager with empty seats to fill. Candidates are in short supply and those that you do see, somehow just aren’t quite what you’re looking for.

The Importance of IT Training Certification in the Industry

Posted on Tuesday 8 November 2022.

An IT Training Certification showcases the fact that you have a number of desirable technical skills and a good level of knowledge on the subject. It also demonstrates motivation and a desire to succeed within the industry. There are a number of challenging aspects to an IT Professionals’ role, and the consequences of downtime due

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Ways of working: From no chairs or windows to Artificial Intelligence…

Posted on Thursday 3 February 2022.

SDI would like to welcome Kim Blackmore to our team as our new interim Business Administrator! To get to know Kim a little better, we asked a few ‘just for fun’ questions, and a few about her work experience in the ITSM industry so far.  We loved Kim’s answers so much we thought we’d share

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Ask yourself, would you apply?

Posted on Thursday 27 January 2022.

Advice and tips for managers when recruiting – from SDR   We were once interviewing a very senior IT Service Management Consultant for a prestigious London based company, and this was the final interview. To get to this stage the consultant had to endure a very long and challenging process. After the interview had finished

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Service Desk Institute and PeopleCert refresh the Service Desk Analyst and Service Desk Manager exams globally

Posted on Wednesday 22 July 2020.

Press Release: The Service Desk Institute (SDI), an international organisation known for setting best practice service desk standards in the IT service and support industry, and PeopleCert, a global leader in the examination and certification industry, have recently worked together to update the Service Desk Manager (SDM) and Service Desk Analyst (SDA) professional best practice

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Key Tips for Recruitment and Retention of a Diverse Team

Posted on Thursday 7 March 2019.

Key Tips for Recruitment and Retention of a Diverse Team by Scarlett Bayes, Industry Analyst, SDI Last year, SDI teamed up with Ivanti to host a forum for service desk professionals (both male and female) to discuss their thoughts, concerns, and ideas surrounding Gender Equality in ITSM. Throughout the day, delegates expressed that they struggled

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