The best job that graduates don’t even consider?
Why do so many graduates overlook opportunities in one of the UK’s
most exciting, rewarding and fast-growing markets?
Softcat have always actively recruited direct from universities, and
we’re surprised at how many graduates have yet to seriously consider the
opportunities in our sector.
Some believe that without a relevant technical degree the world of IT &
Technology is closed to them.
Some may be attracted by the prospect of earning lots of money in the
City, without realising how much they can earn when they join one of our
teams. Or perhaps they were lured by the perceived glamour of a career
in media, fashion, advertising or retail.
These stereotypes are rapidly becoming outdated in or digital age.
So why should graduates choose us? Here are three very good reasons.
Make a real difference in business
At Softcat we work very closely with our customers to streamline and
improve their operations and their ability to compete. Technology
influences almost every single aspect of our day-to-day lives - every
transaction, conversation, and connection, in our work and personal
lives, now relies upon an organisation’s technical systems and
Our teams make a real and positive difference to our customer’s
businesses, so we also look for curiosity and imagination in our new
starters. We value those applicants who appreciate that the lines
between IT and life are becoming blurred, and that technical capability
must now be at the forefront of most business systems, processes and
Learn more, earn more
Once we identify those applicants who we believe will prosper and
contribute to our success, we give them every bit of training, support,
and guidance that we can muster. Our established training schemes, for
both sales teams and the technical specialists, are recognised as
industry-leading throughout the UK. Our Softcat Sales Apprentice Scheme
is now up and running and clearly showcases our commitment to career