About Us

Sidehuss, SDH, provides recruiting support to companies with a particular focus on hiring technical people

The name SDH means several things to our clients, some of these are:

  • Industry Knowledge
  • Experiences
  • Proven Value
  • Superior Service with Cost Control
  • Customized Reporting, Web-Enabled Tools for Candidates and Clients
  • Staffing the Future


    We have provided highly skilled technical, engineering and administrative professionals to our clients in a professional, service oriented, and cost-effective manner. With extensive experience in business, SDH has a comprehensive database of technical, engineering and administrative professionals to assist you in growing your business.


    SDH’s long-tenured employees are skilled technicians and highly networked professional placement specialists with experience filling even the most challenging technical and engineering positions. Our recruiters possess the depth and breadth of experience necessary to understand our clients’ businesses; we share their desire to build a team of trusted talent in order to advance production of new and innovative technologies.


    SDH has proven our strong value to clients throughout the years in technical industries all over the country. We are forward thinking and provide qualified candidates for a broad range of technical and administrative positions in secure facilities, manufacturing and production environments, professional offices, and field locations.


    SDH seeks a business partnership with our clients. We enjoy our careers with SDH, and it shows in our superior service. SDH specialists work closely to find properly skilled candidates for each position for a perfect “fit” in your organization. We are constantly recruiting, conducting specialized searches for even the most difficult to fill positions.

    When cost is an issue, we know our clients trust us to collaborate with them in creating a plan for success. Emerging companies require expert staffing even though they must control costs. Our knowledgeable staff develops road maps in partnership with our clients to enable them to meet their staffing and cost goals. Collaboration, creativity, and flexibility is the key to achieving success in developing a sensible approach to cost concerns; SDH always finds a way to create synergy and success.


    Our individualized reporting and retention programs enable your Human Resource Department to manage your contingent workforce efficiently. Our online tools for tracking employee data allow our clients to control staff costs in a real time environment, and our online web-based timecards make creating, approving and viewing timecards simple.


    At SDH, we are busy staffing the future and building our clients' businesses. Call us today to become part of our growing list of successful and satisfied clients! We look forward to working with you!

Our Core Areas






SDH provides the following services:

  • Talent Mapping
  • Temporary-help
  • Temp-to-hire
  • Direct-hire
  • Managed staffing
  • Payroll Services
  • In-Sourced Recruitment
  • Customized Services
  • Workforce Solutions
  • General Solutions:
  • General Services:

Talent Mapping

Understanding the global employment trends by discipline keeps our clients ahead of their competitors by improving their recruiting efficiencies.

Working under the direction of our “Heads of Discipline” our team of dedicated research executives is strategically targeted to map discipline specific skill sets globally.

These Talent Maps give our clients a four-fold benefit:

  1. Reduced “time to hire”
  2. Immediate access to passive candidates.
  3. Provision of meaningful market intelligence and global employment trends pre-assignment.
  4. Each assignment is started from an informed and advanced position versus a cold search.

  5. Talent Mapping is the single most important activity within SDH. It is from this foundation that all our staffing solutions develop.

    General Services:

    • Direct Hire Recruiting and Placement
    • Contract Recruiting and Placement
    • Contract-To-Hire Recruiting and Placement
    • Human Resources Consulting
    • Payroll Servicing
    • Confidential Searches
    • Customized Client Programs

    General Solutions:

    • Proprietary Databases
    • National Drug Screenings
    • National Criminal Background Checks
    • International Educational Background Checks
    • Standardized Reference Checks
    • Direct Hire Guarantee
    • Customized Accurate Invoicing
    • Deep Industry Knowledge
    • PHR, TSC, CSP, P.E. on staff

    Workforce Solutions

    • Recruiting
      • Temporary Staffing
      • Permanent Placement
    • Strategic Staffing Services
      • Recruiting Process Outsourcing (RPO)
      • Vendor Management Solutions
    • Engineering Support Solutions
      • Document Control and Management Solutions
      • Global Training Academy
      • Global Engineering Services
      • Direct Hire Support
      • Interim staffing
      • Managing employment agencies


    SDH provides many opportunities for you to interact with potential employers and get hands-on experience with best practices

    • Internships in an industry and sector of your choice
    • Internship opportunities tied to employment opportunities
    • Written job evaluations and feedback
    • Enhanced employee benefit and incentive plans
    • Customized billing and invoicing
    • Extended performance guarantee
    • 24 hour ordering/access to SDH
    • On-site supervisor
    • Primary vendor service
    • Background checks and drug screens
    • Timecard pick up
    • Paycheck delivery
    • Additional employee benefits

    On-the-job training

    We provide on-the-job training opportunities that allow you to learn valuable skills real-time in settings that are directly relevant to your career interests. Whether you had received previous training in your field or are completely new, we can get you up to speed quickly


    Quickly learn applicable skills through one of our training programs conducted by skilled professionals provided cutting edge tools to keep you ahead of the pack


    Many business experts believe that a company is only as good as its people, and we agree. We want to help you make your business better. When our customers need to fill important staff positions on a full-time basis, our recruiters proactively indentify and recruit on your behalf. Our approach maximizes our ability to deliver the best available applicants. Even better, we offer this hiring option on a contingency basis combined with a guarantee policy

    Managed staffing

    Through our Managed Staffing option, SDH can direct every aspect of the staffing and hiring process. From sourcing to interviewing to controlling staffing levels, our on-site representative will handle all issues involved with managing a large contingent workforce. We’ll work with you to design a highly customized program that fits your staffing needs.

    Payroll Services

    If you have identified a potential employee for hire but do not wish to immediately place him/her on your payroll, consider our payroll service. Similar to temporary staffing, we’ll be responsible for their weekly paycheck, taxes and insurance. Keep the employee on our payroll as long as you like

    In-Sourced Recruitment

    Recruiting talent during business as usual is challenging enough for companies.

    At times this pressure is increased further with the need to create new asset teams, project ramp-ups or to help manage the supply chain for a particular resourcing need.

    Our IR specialists will become a virtual extension of your resourcing team, providing you with specialist resourcing assistance when you need it most, where you need it and for how long (or short) you need it


SDH is in the business of matching talented job seekers of all experience levels with great companies in a wide range of industries.

Job seekers and employers alike will benefit from our years of experience


We provide several opportunities to secure international jobs for those candidates that want to broaden their experience

SDH has specialist teams working across these and other industries:

  • Oil and Gas
  • IT
  • Telecoms
  • Nuclear
  • Power
  • Renewable
  • Mining and Metals
  • Marine

We have several years of experience and deep industry knowledge in these sectors.

Utilizing a proprietary database, international resume databases, web postings, professional networks and associations and social media, we provide customized solutions tailored to fit each client’s unique needs

We are providing technical resourcing services to a number of other sectors through a variety of contract and program types and through work as a vendor. Our client list continues to grow around the world, along with our community of top engineering and technical professionals from which we provide them unparalleled results


SDH has an industry-specific approach to recruiting. For instance, below are some examples of our specialized approach for some industry verticals


SDH supports all stages of the oil and gas lifecycle.

Our highly collaborative global teams are dedicated to the upstream, midstream & downstream (refinery, chemicals, petrochemicals and derivatives) sectors and partner with companies operating within every part of these highly competitive sectors.

So whether you operate in exploration, production, distribution or refining we're here to help


We cover all aspects of the power value chain, including generation, distribution, transmission, operations, switchgear and fittings


We operate in renewable energy and we know all of the players in the industry.

SDH's Areas of Expertise
  • Battery Technology
  • Biochemical and Genetic Resources
  • Bioenergy
  • Biofuels
  • Biomass
  • Carbon Capture
  • Cellulosic Ethanol
  • Climate Regulation
  • Cogeneration
  • Commercial Clean Transit
  • Compressed Natural Gas
  • Construction
  • Diversified Industrials
  • Ecological Goods and Services
  • Electro-Catalytic Technology
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Energy Auditing
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Storage
  • Environmental Finance
  • Environmental Services
  • EV Charging
  • Forestry
  • Fuel Cells
  • Geothermal Power
  • Green Building Design
  • Grid Infrastructure Solutions
  • HEV
  • HVAC
  • Hydro Energy
  • Hydropower
  • Lighting Efficiency
  • Marine and Coastal Agencies
  • Oil & Gas – Cleantech
  • Photovoltaics
  • Recycling
  • Renewable Feedstock
  • Renewable Funding
  • Smart Grid
  • Solar Product Distribution
  • Solar Financing
  • Solar Integration – Residential, Commercial, Industrial
  • Solar Modules
  • Solar PV Manufacturing
  • Solar Trackers and Inverters
  • Sustainability Management
  • Telecom – Battery
  • Tidal Energy
  • Thermo-Electric Products
  • Utilities
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Water
  • Wind Power

News & Blog


Friday, 04 December 2015

(Culled from Renewable Energy Magazine)

Highly skilled HR have been contributing to the decreasing technology costs in the renewable energy industry. However identifying the right talent pool in the solar industry might be challenging given the relatively recent events in the sector, particularly in emerging regions. Jamie Taylor, of Taylor Hopkinson specialises in recruitment to the solar industry in the UK. He provides a few insights on the situation to REM.

Tell me about Taylor Hopkinson and what you do, what your role is?

We were founded in 2009 by our Managing Director, Tom Hopkinson. He previously established the renewable energy team for a well-known general recruitment company and recognised the need for a recruitment business focusing exclusively on renewable energy.

Read more here


Friday, 4 Dec 2015

(Culled from CNBC)

Black gold drew hundreds of thousands of workers to oilfields in the United States and elsewhere during the shale revolution. Now pink slips are sending many of them packing.

A protracted downturn in energy prices has sharply reversed the fortunes of America's oilfield workers. After years of strong employment gains that outpaced total private sector growth, the energy sector became the biggest job cutter of 2015

Read more here


11 December 2015

(Culled from AllAfrica)

Tonaton.com Ghana's largest marketplace, has won the Best Online Oil & Gas Jobs Platform of the Year award at the 2nd Oil & Gas Ghana (OGGA) Awards 2015, held at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Accra on December 4 2015.

The Oil & Gas Ghana Awards was to showcase the activities and achievements of companies in the past year and reward excellence in the upstream and downstream sectors of the industry.

Read more here

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Office Location

c/o IFEY Group
Ikota Shopping Complex
Lekki Phase 2, Lagos, Nigeria

Working Hours

Monday-Friday 9.00-17.00