The following is a list of candidates from the British reality television series The Apprentice. Candidates are listed alphabetically by series; individual candidate. The series will be upping the ante more than ever this year, as Lord Sugar's first challenge will immediately send candidates abroad, to Malta. Candidates compete to go into business with multimillionaire tycoon Lord Sugar. Series 11 Meet the candidates. Meet the latest batch of aspiring entrepreneurs prepared to take on the toughest Apprentice yet. FIRED IN WEEK TWO By format: Reality · Talent Shows · BBC One homepage. Watch live. Breakfast .
The remaining teammates return to the suite while the project manager and the selected teammates step out of the boardroom momentarily so the host can consult with his advisors. Upon returning to the boardroom for the final stage, the host and his advisors continue interrogating the remaining players about their loss. The project manager is sometimes further interrogated about his or her choice of teammates to bring back into the boardroom.
The host has broad discretion to fire candidates outside of this usual process, including firing multiple candidates at a time. The eliminated contestants are shown leaving the boardroom with their luggage and entering a taxi cab, during which they given time to recount on their elimination that is shown over the episode's credits.
When only three or four candidates depending on the season are left, they are interviewed rather than being assigned a task. Executives from various companies interview the finalists and report their assessments to the host. Based on the interviews, a "boardroom meeting" and firing take place, leaving two candidates.
The final two candidates are then each assigned a different final task. Each is given a support team of previously fired candidates. Final tasks generally require the finalists to organize to various degrees an event such as a party or a fundraiser which has multiple planning elements. History and production[ edit ] After recovering from a series of financial setbacks in the early sNew York real-estate developer Donald Trump changed his business strategy from borrowing to build and purchase assets, to licensing his name to others.
Producer Mark Burnett approached Trump about a new television show. Although Trump was skeptical, stating that reality television "was for the bottom-feeders of society", Burnett proposed that Trump appear as himself, a successful businessman with a luxurious lifestyle. The premise of the show, which bills itself as the "ultimate job interview" in the "ultimate jungle", is to conduct a job talent search for a person to head one of Trump's companies.
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The popularity of the show led to Trump becoming known for his fateful catch phrase"You're fired! This was originally billed as a penthouse suite, and after boardrooms, candidates were told to "go up" to the suite. However, in reality, the suite and the boardroom and its elevator lobby are all purpose-built sets within Trump Tower, all on the same floor.
Later seasons of The Celebrity Apprentice no longer conceal this. For example, sales tasks would require a team to take over a brand-name storefront or restaurant and operate it; and marketing tasks would require teams to prepare marketing material e. In later series, the launches of specific products would be tied to the airing of episodes of the series.
Several companies have appeared multiple times on the show. In AugustTrump released Kepcher from her duties at the Trump organization saying only that he "wishes her the best. Upon her departure, Trump's daughter, Ivanka Trump became a regular advisor, though she was not officially billed as a replacement for Kepcher.
During Trump's tenure, the series frequently featured and promoted his properties, products and brand. Trump's wife Melania Trump was also featured on the series several times including in several tasks that have featured her fashion and cosmetic products.
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Ivanka Trump's fashion products have also been featured in tasks. Trump's on-screen and real-life assistants have each grown in personal fame. Two assistants appeared jointly for the first five seasons: It has since been revealed by contestant Alexa Tilley that the team were given no choice in this matter, a fact that was not revealed to the television audience.
Ruth Badger Ruth Badger born had previously been employed as a Sales Manager and a senior management executive for Compass Finance prior to appearing on the Apprentice. Badger was on the losing team for 7 of the 10 tasks.
She eventually finished as the runner-up, reaching the final. Since her appearance, Badger has presented her own programme called Badger or Bust. She won as project manager in the first week, but Sir Alan unexpectedly dismissed her in Episode 3, telling her "I don't need another corporate lawyer. Bremner had a number of radio and television appearances and was the business correspondent for Scottish talk radio station Talk She has been an entrepreneur since when she left the motor industry to become a Management Consultant and Trainer.
She has taught on MBA programmes and spoken at conferences across Europe. She is also a regular media commentator. She was ultimately fired in Week 6, ironically on a car-selling task.
Inshe was the winner of a special charity edition of The Weakest Linkfeaturing previous candidates of The Apprentice. Her first baby Emmeline was born prematurely in and died on the same day. Jo also wrote the BBC Apprentice Column in and has written for The Guardian and many leading industry press on leadership issues affecting women. Her loves are yoga, meditation, golf and swimming. She currently lives in London but her roots are in Hull.
From her first job working the checkouts in Kwik Saveshe rose through the business ranks in various firms to become a global project manager.
Dewberry went on to win the series, beating rival Ruth Badger in the final. Dewberry's first assignment for Sir Alan was to launch Xenon Green, a business that disposes of unwanted computer equipment. However, she and Sir Alan parted company in September She had a romantic relationship with fellow contestant Syed Ahmed and became pregnant by him. In August they lost the baby, who died before birth. However, injury cut short his career and he found employment as a door-to-door salesman.
He was born in South London but currently lives in Brighton. He described a good all-rounder and who gets on well with people. As one of the least educated contestants he joined the competition for a challenge. On the show Ansell gained a reputation as a "nice guy", reaching the final three before being dismissed. In the final he was selected by Ruth Badger to be on her team. He was brought back into the boardroom for the first task but later won as project manager the following week.
He was dismissed in the seventh week of the process. He had previously worked for the Nationwide Building Societyeventually becoming a financial consultantand as a lacer for Clarks Shoes. On 5 March Sharon launched sit1.