I was intrigued to learn recently that VAR Softcat has only ever hired two or three experienced industry heads, preferring instead to take on graduates and mould them into Terminator-style optimised channel machines. Or something.
The firm is to open a London outpost to take advantage of the wealth of university talent eager to work in the Big Smoke.
As an incumbent London reseller, I say be my guest, fellas. I've never much liked the idea of hiring an idealistic, snake-bite drinking, long-haired layabout with a lava lamp and a 2:2 in Philosophy.
And, for some reason, applicants always look disappointed when they find out 'dynamic London office' means a trading estate in Dagenham.
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