Crashing once is unfortunate, crashing twice is carelessness!
Posted on 23rd August 2018
It was Oscar Wilde (and be honest, you didn't expect him in a Be-IT blog) who wrote something along the lines of "to lose one is a misfortune, to lose two looks like carelessness."
You know what it's like... you take the car out for a spin, don't pay enough attention and before you know it there is an insurance claim for several hundred pounds. But think how much more expensive it would be if you were driving a really, really large and very, very expensive vehicle. And think how even worse it would be if you did this not once, but twice....
Meet Simon, our new Senior Consultant!
Name: Simon Allen
Job title: Senior Consultant
What other jobs have you done apart from working in recruitment?
I feel like I have been in recruitment forever however before this I was in the Army
What it your biggest disaster at work (anywhere)?
I crashed 2 tanks while in the army…….oops
If you had to choose only one, which would it be – and why?
Facebook or LinkedIn?
Facebook – It’s prettier
Edinburgh or Glasgow?
Edinburgh – It’s a nicer city (not sure your Glasgow colleagues would agree - Ed)
Holiday in Spain or Scotland?
Spain – It’s hotter!
Favourite food and drink and where in the world would you like to be when you are having them?
Wouldn’t mind eating Nasi-Goreng (Indonesian fried rice) again while sitting on the beach in Bali drinking beer
As a new boy, what was your first impression of Be-IT after your first day in the office?
That I will settle in here just nicely, culture and team seemed like a good fit immediately.
What makes you laugh?
Myself most of the time, but failing that a bit of Frankie Boyle
Who in the Be-IT team makes you laugh? (and why?)
Stuart.........what can I say he just comes out with some crackers, plus he’s my boss so I have to find him funny.
Favourite (non work) website and why?
I will say BBC Sport
What’s the one techie gadget APART from your phone that you couldn’t live without?
My DJ equipment, couldn’t live without my music!
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