The tenth series of BBC1's The Apprentice is returning to our screens next week, where formidable boss, Alan Sugar, (Lord Sugar), is once again offering one lucky candidate the chance of becoming his business partner, along with a £250,000 investment.
There will be tears, tantrums and best of all, the trauma of backstabbing, as 20 candidates go head-to-head via a series of challenges that will test their business acumen.
IBTimes UK gets to know this year's candidates.
Occupation: Personal Branding Company Owner
Interesting Fact: She launched her own business aged just 23 and she lives by the motto 'it's nice to be important, but it's important to be nice'.
Quote: "I regret not becoming a scientist so I could clone myself and be more successful in half the time."
Occupation: Company Director
Interesting Fact: He has a passion for martial arts and holds a black belt in karate.
Quote: "I am always the life and soul of the party and within my own family, I am considered the golden boy."
Occupation: Pub Quiz Company Director
Interesting Fact: His first job was playing professional football for Hornchurch FC.
Quote: "I've sold bags of material to people that can't sew – work that one out."
Ella Jade Bitton
Occupation: Business Management Graduate
Interesting Fact: At just 16-years-old, she negotiated a concessions stand in Harrods for her family's interior design company.
Quote: "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
Interesting Fact: His biggest business achievement was designing and launching a children's play area.
Quote: "I was one of the top 100 Columbians elected by the Columbian government. It was an honour because I was with people like Shakira."
Occupation: Multiple Business Owner
Interesting Fact: He honed his entrepreneurial skills early by selling chocolate bars to his classmates when he was just 13-years-old.
Quote: "Del Boy's my nickname, always chancing, I'm a bit of an opportunist."
Occupation: Operations Manager
Interesting Fact: She is a trained dancer and dance teacher, and founded an entertainment cabaret agency.
Quote: "I need chances to prove myself and get recognition. I need praise and I get frustrated if I'm not receiving any."
Occupation: Fitness Entrepreneur
Interesting Fact: She has worked as a health and fitness expert for Argos and currently creates her own workout DVDs.
Quote: "In business I'm like a little stealth bomber that flies under the radar and smashes the competition before they've even realised I'm there."
Interesting Fact: She regrets going out to work, straight from university, and not travelling around South East Asia.
Quote: "I'm a glamourous solicitor, they're in scarce supply."
Occupation: Swimming Academy Owner
Interesting Fact: Her passion is teaching children how to swim because it is a skill that will one day save their lives.
Quote: "The other candidates will realise how feisty I am and how I will fight and prove that I can get to the end."
Occupation: Digital Marketing Sales Manager
Interesting Fact: he is inspired in business by John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie and J.P. Morgan as they are all built their own empires from scratch.
Quote: "I think the world is full of way too many wafflers. I talk the talk, I walk the walk, and I dance the dance."
Occupation: Marketing Officer and Fashion Retailer
Interesting Fact: She set up three small businesses in 18 months and runs them alongside her full-time job as a marketing officer.
Quote: "I am the Asian spice that completes sugar and spice. We are the perfect business duo."
Occupation: Assistant Brand Manager
Interesting Fact: She graduated from university with a first class honours and received a scholarship to complete her International Business masters.
Quote: "I know I'm different...And I know why I'm different. And that's because I know myself inside out and upside down."
Occupation: Marketing Manager
Interesting Fact: His first job was as a tennis coach at the age of 15.
Quote: "I'm fearless, and if I don't shut up about something, you should just trust it's a well thought out decision."
Interesting Fact: She always listens to her instincts, and as a result, she enjoys playing poker in her spare time.
Quote: "Munipulate, persuade and conquer. I would identify my opponents' weaknesses and pick them off one by one."
Occupation: Senior Manager in Banking
Interesting Fact: While working as a bank manager when he was just 23, he increased his branch's national ranking from in the 900's to 30th spot, within six months.
Quote: "Out of every ten people I walk past on the street, I think I'm better looking than nine of them."
Occupation: Former PA and Hypnotherapist
Interesting Fact: Her proudest business achievement is setting up her hypnotherapy business on Harley Street.
Quote: "I like going to high-end places. I go to private members clubs...places which are affluent, and the people who go there tend to be the same."
Occupation: Clinical Development Strategist
Interesting Fact: He once earned favour with colleagues, by openly criticizing a boss of his for micro-managing.
Quote: "I believe I am right about everything. If I don't know something, I'll know it by tomorrow, therefore I do know everything about everything."
Occupation: Technology Entrepreneur
Interesting Fact: He wishes he spent less of his money at university on having a good time, and invested more of it into his business.
Quote: "I think that sometimes my overenthusiasm can annoy people."
Occupation: Social Worker
Interesting Fact: Before coming to London, he spent a year travelling the Arctic doing community development social work with remote Inuit communities.
Quote: "I can deliver in minus 50; I can deliver in plus 10. If we went to Mars right now, I'd find a way to be excellent."
For a special treat, here is a clip of Steven Ugoalah's audition.