Jack Downton, managing director of The Influence Business, comments on the risk of associates mimicking behaviours seen in The Apprentice

By Jack Downton, Managing Director, The Influence  Business

“The ultimate job interview” and “the job interview from hell” is how The Apprentice TV programme is billed in the US and the UK respectively.

In this middle-class reality game show, a group of young, upwardly-mobile achievers with business backgrounds in various professions compete to win a year on the coat-tails of Lord Sugar or Donald Trump, running one of the magnates’ businesses and taking a shortcut into senior management.

The qualities and characteristics that Lord Sugar and Donald Trump are searching for in the winning candidate must s...

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